• Washington Policy Weekly
    IranConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Congressional Update Week Ending March 24, 2017

    Mar 24, 2017Roxanne Perugino

    I. Syria(1) Remembering the Victims of Syria: On March 21, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC), together with the US Holocaust Memorial, hosed a comm…

  • Panel Discussions
    EgyptUS Foreign Policy

    Egypt and the United States under the Trump Administration

    Mar 30, 2017

    On March 30, 2017, the Arab Center Washington (ACW) partnered with the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) to present a panel that explored the topic, “Eg…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update – Week Ending March 17, 2017

    Mar 17, 2017

    I. Courts Block President Trump’s Revised Executive Order on a Travel BanPresident Donald Trump’s revised March 6, 2017 Executive Order, which was scheduled to…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Obstacles to President Trump’s Options on Iran

    Mar 14, 2017Imad K. Harb

    Almost two months into his presidency, Donald Trump has charted a clear path to tense relations between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran. Thi…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Congressional Update – Week Ending March 10, 2017

    Mar 10, 2017Roxanne Perugino

    I. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Friedman NominationOn March 9, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) approved the nomination of David Fr…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    J Street Annual Conference: “Defending Our Values: Fighting for Our Future”

    Mar 8, 2017Roxanne Perugino

    J Street, the liberal left-of-center Jewish pro-peace, pro-Israel organization held its sixth annual conference at the end of February in Washington, DC. Over …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update – Week Ending March 3, 2017

    Mar 6, 2017Roxanne Perugino

    I. Muslim and Refugee Ban Executive OrderOn Monday, March 6, President Trump announced a new travel ban Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Te…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonUS Foreign Policy

    The Trump Administration’s Hezbollah Problem

    Mar 2, 2017Imad K. Harb

    As paramilitary organizations go, Lebanon’s Hezbollah has achieved resounding success since its establishment by the revolutionary Iranian regime, which was ne…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Netanyahu and Trump Chart New US-Israel Relationship

    Feb 26, 2017Yousef Munayyer

    BackgroundOn February 15, 2017, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump met in the White House for the first time since America’s …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update – Week Ending February 24, 2017

    Feb 24, 2017

    Congress has been in recess this past week in observance of Presidents’ Day so capitol Hill has been relatively quiet. The House and Senate will reconvene on M…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptSecurity and Defense

    Going Forward on Egyptian-American Relations

    Feb 21, 2017Imad K. Harb

    Egypt recently marked the sixth anniversary of the resignation of former President Hosni Mubarak and his handover of power to the Supreme Council of the Armed …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update, February 17, 2017

    Feb 17, 2017

    I. US Ambassador-designate David Friedman Testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations CommitteeOn Thursday, February 16, David Friedman, President Trump’s ch…