• Policy Analysis
    EgyptProtests and Activism

    Protests of the Poor in Egypt: Causes and Implications

    Oct 21, 2020Khalil Al-Anani

    On September 20th, a series of anti-government demonstrations broke out in a number of Egyptian governorates and villages protesting the social and economic co…

  • Panel Discussions
    LebanonProtests and Activism

    Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change

    Dec 10, 2019

    On December 10, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) organized a panel at the National Press Club titled “Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change.”

  • Viewpoint
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon Chooses a Prime Minister, Thwarting the Protesters Again

    Aug 31, 2020Imad K. Harb

    Imad K. Harb writes that Lebanon’s new and largely unknown prime minister-designate, Mustafa Adib, is relatively inexperienced in politics. Nevertheless, his c…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Despite Some Progress, Sudan’s Transition Faces Mounting Hurdles

    Gregory Aftandilian states that although the government of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has instituted a number of political and social reforms, Sudan’s democ…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Hezbollah Cannot Solve Lebanon’s Worsening Conditions

    Jun 10, 2020Imad K. Harb

    Imad K. Harb contends that Hezbollah has not succeeded in helping to repair Lebanon's domestic political and economic problems, has made the country hostage to…

  • Expert Interview
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq Today and Future Prospects

    Mar 19, 2020

    Imad K. Harb interviews Abbas Kadhim discussing Iraq today and future prospects.

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptProtests and Activism

    Egypt’s Puzzling Dilemma: Escalating Challenges and Obstructed Mobilization

    Feb 20, 2020Sahar Khamis

    Egypt’s widening economic and social gaps may lead the regime to adopt harsher measures of political control.

  • "In 2 Minutes" Series
    LebanonProtests and Activism

    In 2 Minutes: The Hassan Diab Government and the Lebanon Protests

    Jan 28, 2020Imad K. Harb

    Imad K. Harb comments on the new Lebanese government headed by Hassan Diab and the future of Lebanon protests.

  • Imad K. Harb interviewed by Al Jazeera regarding the protests in Lebanon

    Jan 18, 2020Imad K. Harb

    Arab Center Director of Research and Analysis Imad K. Harb was interviewed by Al Jazeera regarding the protests in Lebanon which have started to turn violent. …

  • Book Review
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Polarized and Demobilized: Legacies of Authoritarianism in Palestine by Dana El Kurd

    Jan 2, 2020Jonathan Adler

    Dana El Kurd argues that Palestinians in the West Bank are more polarized and less mobilized than ever before and that local grassroots organizing has disappea…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The United States and Iran Readjust to New Realities in Iraq and Lebanon

    Dec 18, 2019Joe Macaron

    After 15 years of rivalry in Iraq and Lebanon, the United States and Iran are adjusting their policies based on a new reality of popular uprisings that challen…

  • Event Video
    LebanonProtests and Activism

    Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change

    Dec 11, 2019Imad K. Harb

    On December 10, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) organized a panel at the National Press Club titled “Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change.”