• Policy Analysis
    LevantViolent Extremism

    Is the Islamic State Rebounding in Syria and Iraq?

    The nearly two-week siege in January of the Ghuwayran prison and parts of the town of Hasaka by fighters of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in northeastern Sy…

  • Op-Eds
    SyriaUS Foreign Policy

    The ISIS leader killed in a U.S. special forces raid will be replaced. ISIS is reviving.

    Feb 3, 2022Charles W. Dunne

    President Joe Biden’s announcement Thursday that a U.S. special forces operation in Idlib province in northern Syria killed Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi,…

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Partners in Crime: How Violent Israeli Settlers and the State Work to Take Palestinian Land

    Dec 8, 2021

    Sarit Michaeli and Yousef Munayyer discuss Israeli settler violence against Palestinian villagers under the protection of the IDF. Michaeli is the Internationa…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantViolent Extremism

    Although Diminished, the Islamic State Remains an Ongoing Threat

    Despite the territorial defeat of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq a few years ago, which was heralded as a major achievement by the large in…

  • Viewpoint
    IraqViolent Extremism

    The Terrorist Attacks in Baghdad: A New Chapter in Iraq’s Instability?

    Abdulwahab Al-Qassab writes that the latest suicide bombings in Baghdad portend a feared return of the Islamic State after it was supposedly vanquished in Dece…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptViolent Extremism

    Egypt’s Counterterrorism Strategy in Sinai: Challenges and Failures

    Aug 28, 2020Khalil Al-Anani

    Looking at Egypt’s counterterrorism strategy against the Sinai insurgency, Khalil al-Anani writes that it is counterproductive and creates fertile ground for e…

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqViolent Extremism

    The US and Iraq Must Shore Up the Fight against the Islamic State

    May 8, 2020Charles W. Dunne

    Charles W. Dunne argues that the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq faces numerous setbacks, including the coronavirus, and that the upcoming US-Iraq Stra…

  • Dr. Abdulwahhab Al-Qassab interviewed regarding militia attacks on US bases in Iraq (in Arabic)

    Dr. Abdulwahhab Al-Qassab was interviewed regarding militia attacks on US bases in Iraq and the possible future repercussions.Watch

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    What is Congress Willing to Do to Avoid War with Iran?

    This week, the House of Representatives took further decisive steps to try and prevent President Donald Trump from embroiling the United States in another war …

  • Khalil Jahshan interviewed by CGTN regarding the assassination of Soleimani

    Jan 10, 2020Khalil E. Jahshan

    Arab Center Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan was interivewed by CGTN regarding the assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. Watch

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    TurkeyUS Foreign Policy

    President Erdoğan Comes to Washington

    Nov 13, 2019Marcus Montgomery

    Marcus Montgomery posits that despite congressional opposition to his visit to the White House, Turkish President Erdoğan was sure to find a warm welcome from …

  • Viewpoint
    IraqUS Foreign Policy

    Putting al-Baghdadi’s Demise in Perspective

    Oct 30, 2019Khalil E. Jahshan

    Khalil E. Jahshan looks at the deeper meaning of the United States’ killing of IS leader Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi and doubts if his demise will portend the end of …