The United States is Rapidly Losing Arab Hearts and Minds through Gaza War, while Competitors Benefit
According to new polling, the percentage of six Arab publics who believe America has had a positive role in the war amounts to just 7%.
Nov 21, 2023
  • Munqith Dagher
  • Karl Kaltenthaler
Photo of Israeli forces massing for ground operations in Gaza following the October 2023 Hamas attack.
A Meaningful Endgame in Gaza Will Separate Transformation from Revenge
Without clearly stated goals and a well-defined exit strategy, Israel risks its counteroffensive becoming a punitive effort that costs immense civilian deaths while failing to establish lasting stability and peace in its southern sector.
Nov 3, 2023
  • Ahmed Fouad Alkhatib
Israeli flag
More Israelis Optimistic Now Than Before Hamas Attack; 70% Say Hamas Must Go
Recent polling indicates a strong sense of national unity among Israelis in the aftermath of Hamas' attack. While trust in political leadership remains low, overall confidence in the military and police is high.
Oct 27, 2023
  • David Pollock
Mahmoud Abbas
Abbas and the Khazar Claim: Separating Myth from Fact
The lesson of this current episode with Abbas should be that more research is called for to throw light on this half-forgotten chapter of history to refute such claims. Only more accurate information can help remove the Khazars from the shadows of mystery and antisemitism and place them instead in the correct historical context.
Sep 12, 2023
  • Ehud Yaari

Spring 2023 Polling



The Gulf


North Africa

Israel and Algeria: Protests, Politics, and Colonialism
Exploring the parallels in the Israeli and Algerian experiences provides insight into the future of democracy in both countries.
Jul 28, 2023
  • Bruce Maddy-Weitzman
Could Libya Become Africa’s Afghanistan?
As political figures vie for influence in Libya, Islamist groups have been empowered to crack down on religious freedoms, women, and minority groups across the country.
Jul 26, 2023
  • Khalil El Hasse
Regional Geopolitics and the Second Negev Summit
After months of delay, U.S. and Israeli government officials reportedly suggested that the second Negev Summit will proceed on June 25.
Jun 13, 2023
  • Nashat Shawamreh
The Energy Geopolitics of North Africa
The longstanding regional rivalry between Morocco and Algeria has taken on new meaning as the two countries vie for energy partnerships in Europe.
Feb 9, 2023
  • Nashat Shawamreh