• Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Battle for DNC Chair: Palestine and Democratic Party Politics after Trump’s Election

    Jan 17, 2017Tamara Kharroub

    2016 was a tumultuous year for the Democratic Party. Democrats lost the White House, both houses of Congress, and a large number of gubernatorial races (two-th…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Congressional Update – September 30, 2016

    Sep 30, 2016

    I. Congress Overrides Presidential Veto to the Justice against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA)On Friday, September 23 President Obama sent his veto message f…

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    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Legislative Developments Impacting Civil Liberties in Israel: A Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Basel Ghattas MK

    Aug 25, 2016

    On August 25 the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a luncheon discussion with Dr. Basel Ghattas, Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset, who provided a…

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Palestinian Perspective on International Peace Initiatives in Middle East: A Discussion with Ambassador Dr. Riyad H. Mansour

    Aug 10, 2016

    As part of its Quarterly Diplomatic Luncheon series, Arab Center Washington DC hosted on August 10th Ambassador Dr. Riyad H. Mansour, Ambassador and Permanent …

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  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Congressional Update

    Jul 20, 2016

    Note: Congress has adjourned for an extended August recess and will return on September 6.  Weekly congressional updates will be provided as needed and regular…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    BahrainJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Congressional Update

    Jul 6, 2016

    I. Bahrain(1) Bahrain Human Rights Abuses: On June 30, Senator Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut), and six Democratic colleagues sent a letter to Secretary of State …

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantDemocracy and Governance

    Lessons of Israel’s Political Shuffle

    May 20, 2016Yousef Munayyer

    The latest political move by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is significant on many fronts. Yesterday the news was reported that Netanyahu had offere…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Coming Change in US-Israel Relations

    May 10, 2016Yousef Munayyer

    The discussion on Israel at the most recent Democratic presidential debate is but the latest benchmark in progress down a road on which the American people hav…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Freedom of religion as a foundation of Arab democracy: An Arab view of the 2016 report of US Commission on International Religious Freedom

    May 3, 2016Tamara Kharroub

    The onset of the so-called “Arab Spring” in 2011 gave hope to millions of people across the Arab world that change is possible and that freedoms, democratic tr…