• Policy Analysis
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Saudi Arabia’s Third “Shock and Awe” Move in Lebanon

    Nov 9, 2021Joe Macaron

    On October 29th, Riyadh cut diplomatic ties with Beirut and suspended Lebanon’s imports into Saudi Arabia. These actions were aimed to force the resignation of…

  • Policy Analysis
    Saudi ArabiaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Limits of Saudi-Iranian Détente

    Oct 29, 2021Daniel Brumberg

    During his years in the Nixon White House in the 1970s, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger sought to manage the US-Soviet rivalry by creating arenas of …

  • Policy Analysis
    YemenUS Foreign Policy

    Biden’s Yemen Conundrum

    Oct 5, 2021Nabeel Khoury

    US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan traveled to Riyadh on September 27 and was accompanied by US Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking. The visit highl…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    A New Strategic Architecture Is Emerging in the Gulf

    Sep 24, 2021Imad K. Harb

    As the Gulf crisis of 2017 recedes into memory, following the reconciliation in January at the “solidarity and stability” summit in Saudi Arabia’s al-Ula on th…


  • Event Video
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfThe GCC

    Seeking an End to the GCC Crisis: Is a Solution Imminent?

    Dec 10, 2020

    This webinar discusses the recent developments and diplomatic efforts to end the GCC crisis that began in 2017, when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Ba…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Palestinian Public Opinion on Arab Alliances with Israel

    Oct 7, 2020

    On October 7, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) invited Dr. Khalil Shikaki to address the topic of “Palestinian Public Opinion on Arab Alliances with Israe…

  • Video
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Saudi Involvement in Yemen: Past Thinking and Current Regrets

    May 26, 2020

    Dr. Imad K. Harb, Director or Research and Analysis at Arab Center Washington DC, spoke with Dr. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Fellow for the Middle East at Rice …

Webinars & Events

  • Featured Speakers
    QatarThe GCC

    Seeking an End to the GCC Crisis: Is a Solution Imminent?

    Dec 10, 2020

    On December 10, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan hosted Dr. Majed Al-Ansari in a virtual briefing titled “Seeking an End to…

  • Featured Speakers
    Saudi ArabiaUS Foreign Policy

    The Future of US-Saudi Relations: A Diplomatic Perspective

    Feb 21, 2019

    On February 21, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan moderated a wide-ranging conversation with Robert W. Jordan, former US Amb…

  • Panel Discussions
    Saudi ArabiaJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Khashoggi Affair and Its Political Implications

    Oct 23, 2018

    On October 23, 2018, Arab Center Washington DC held a discussion of the local, regional, and international implications of the murder of Saudi journalist and W…


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Imad K. Harb

Director of Research and Analysis
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Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Non-resident Senior Fellow