• Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Israel’s Continuing Policy of Palestinian Dispossession: From Sheikh Jarrah to Al-Naqab

    Jan 27, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM default

    About the WebinarIn the middle of the night on January 19, 2022, Israel demolished the home of the Salhiya family in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of East Jer…

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    Activities Report for 2021

    Jan 19, 2022

    As we start the new year 2022 with a renewed commitment to our mission of providing Arab perspectives to US policy conversations, we want to take the opportuni…

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    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    How the Battle for Shabwa is Likely to Affect the Trajectory of War in Yemen

    Jan 19, 2022Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    In the first half of January 2022, the Shabwa Governorate in southern Yemen, played host to military developments that led to the restoration of the last three…

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    US Foreign Policy

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Jan 18, 2022Imad K. Harb Zahraa Alribeawi

    James Risch (R-Idaho), introduced S.3467 to withhold US contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UN…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Abbas-Gantz Encounter: Much Ado about Nothing in the Middle East

    Jan 18, 2022Khalil E. Jahshan

    On December 28, 2021, a surprising development took place in the Middle East: Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas held a rare meeting in Israel,…

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    Democracy and Governance

    The Democracy Deficit in the Arab World

    Jan 14, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Imad K. Harb examines the democracy deficit in the Arab world and the associated widespread violations of human rights, probing possible explanations of what h…

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    IranRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Ukraine’s Geostrategic Tremors Reach into the Middle East

    Jan 13, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Daniel Brumberg disentangles the complications arising from the current tensions between Ukraine and Russia and their impact on US-Russian relations as well as…

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    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Political Paralysis and Continued Uncertainty

    Gregory Aftandilian writes that the postponement of Libya’s presidential and parliamentary elections has helped plunge the country into another crisis that thr…

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    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    The Need for an International Development Fund for Lebanon

    Jan 6, 2022Nabeel Khoury

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB), European Union (EU), France, and the United States are all trying to help Lebanon out of the economic a…

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    Dr. Azmi Bishara Opens the Winter School with a Lecture on Populism and the Permanent Crisis of Democracy

    Jan 5, 2022

    Dr. Azmi Bishara gave the opening lecture for the third ACRPS Winter School on “Variations of Populism”, which is being held between 4 and 13 January 2022. The…

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    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Biden and the Israeli Settlement Elephant in the Room

    Jan 5, 2022Yousef Munayyer

    One of Barack Obama’s first acts as president was to create the position of envoy for “Middle East peace.” George Mitchell, whom the president named for this p…

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    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan’s Revolution Must Be Allowed to Continue

    Jan 4, 2022Imad K. Harb

    In a move that reflected his failure to garner the support of the Sudanese public, Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok submitted his resignation on January 2…