Gaza’s Unending Nightmare

The Middle East Council on Global Affairs convened its first webinar with a panel of experts to discuss the present and future of the Gaza Strip.

Twenty Years of Governance Reforms in MENA: A Retrospective Analysis with Prospective Implications

The Middle East Council held a virtual workshop on June 30, 2022, to reflect on shifting governance dynamics in the MENA region since the publication of the 2002 Arab Human Development Report (AHDR).

The GCC’s double dilemma: Tackling COVID-19 and falling oil prices

The Brookings Doha Center (BDC) hosted a webinar discussion on April 14, 2020 about the economic challenges facing the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

A decade of protests: Why governance reform is critical in the Arab World

Governance reforms in the Arab world.

After the Al-Ula Summit: Prospects for a GCC Rapprochement

The implications of Al-Ula Summit that took place in Saudi Arabia

France and Islam: Identity, Politics, and Geopolitics

France’s evolving policy on the public and political manifestations of Islam.

The economic impact of COVID-19 on the Middle East: Recession, response, and recovery

Panelists focused on how Gulf states have fared, poverty region wide, and finally the importance of public trust in allowing for an effective government response.

Palestine and the Arab World: A relationship in crisis?

Palestine and the Arab world

Staring into the Abyss: Where does Lebanon go from here?

The concerning political and economic situation in Lebanon

Deciphering Turkey’s new regional policy

Turkey’s ambitious foreign policy strategy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

Justice to Come? Tunisia Truth and Dignity Commission

The Brookings Doha Center (BDC) hosted a keynote event on March 4, 2020 featuring Sihem Bensedrine, the president of the Tunisian Truth and Dignity Commission