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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 91157–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1121614
Published: 01 January 2016
... GDP by economic sectors real GDP STATISTICAL FILE National accounts statistics of the Arab countries: selected indicators Gabi El-Khoury Centre for Arab Unity Studies, Beirut, Lebanon ABSTRACT This statistical file is mainly concerned with the latest available data and estimates on gross domestic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 91100–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1118208
Published: 01 January 2016
... the Gaza Strip eventually led to the talks being suspended in December 2008. CONTACT Milad Alodet Allah mellooo88@yahoo.com © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 Golan Heights Israel Palestine Syria Turkey Peace Canal Plan An account of the 2008 Syrian Israeli...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63467–470 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.829346
Published: 01 July 2013
...Ziad Hafez © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 Damascus Diary: An Inside Account of Hafez al-Assad's Peace Diplomacy, 1990–2000 , by Bouthaina Shaaban . Lynne Rienner , Boulder, CO , 2013 , 245 pp. ISBN- 978-1-58826-863-1 BOOK REVIEW Damascus Diary: An Inside Account...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 53487–495 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.694167
Published: 01 July 2012
...Gabi El-Khoury © 2012 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2012 Gross domestic product (GDP) GDP at current prices GDP at constant prices GDP per capita GDP by economic sectors real GDP STATISTICAL FILE National accounts of Arab countries: selected indicators Gabi El-Khoury Centre for...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132121–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.121
Published: 16 June 2020
... to previous patterns of Arab exceptionalism? Finally, from an explanatory perspective, is there an evolutionary rationale accounting for the specific designs adopted in the new Arab bills of rights? 6. In terms of the total number of words in the constitution, Iraq increased by...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
.... These questions cannot be considered without taking account of how they are linked with the all-out confrontation between Russia and the West in Ukraine. The Syrian conflict merely represents an external platform for Russia in countering the United States. Russia is testing her own power to force the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1323–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.3
Published: 16 June 2020
... performance and public engagement. However, public political commitment to protect citizens’ lives and livelihoods cannot stand alone. It is important to secure a strong political will with an effective national framework for disaster risk reduction, guided by accountability and transparency and supported by...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13227–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.27
Published: 16 June 2020
... into account structural factors at the root of social discontent, undermines the dynamics of the causal association in the short and long terms. The two variables, in their interdependence, are reliant on the intensity of feelings of injustice, based on the assessment of objective living conditions...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132141–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.141
Published: 16 June 2020
... policymakers have yet to take into account the effects of aid on state violence, which has been well established in the empirical literature. This work constitutes a call to action to do so. Jessica Trisko Darden’s short book, running to just over 100 pages of actual textual content, consists of six...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
... justice for all. Here, another important question that arises is how the government will deal with the informal economy, which according to the estimates of the World Bank accounts for 40 percent of employment in the country ( Shokr 2017 , 5). The informal economy includes a population whose “habitation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131123–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.123
Published: 01 March 2020
..., provides answers to these questions and many other related issues by exploring and analyzing historical documents, providing an account of what might have happened. This book overturns prevailing uncertainties and challenges deep beliefs that have developed within a wide spectrum of Arab, academic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13146–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.46
Published: 01 March 2020
...-saving function, nor the need for classic security sector reform to strengthen accountability, civilian control, and transparency. Instead, the challenge is, or should be, threefold: the rebuilding of state structures; the launch of a nation-building process to overcome regional disparities and ethnic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131105–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.105
Published: 01 March 2020
... with each country separately. If these schemes are built according to a common base, they should take into account the national particularity of each neighboring country and specify, in a hierarchical order, the goals to be achieved. The pace of financial support is directly proportional to the pace of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131128–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.128
Published: 01 March 2020
... “historical bloc” representing the various political and social movements at the level of GCC countries, able to work for true citizenship through democracy, while taking into account each country’s specificity. The book raises the assumption that no real reform can take root unless it spreads across the Gulf...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13169–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.69
Published: 01 March 2020
... of the law glorifying colonialism without taking into account Algerians’ indignation and discontent. In this context, former French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner urged Algerians to move forward so that they do not remain trapped in history, the past, and its complexities. “Algerian–French...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1313–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.3
Published: 01 March 2020
... Banque Mediterranée since 1985). Sadly enough, parliament could not supervise the CDR’s work because its budget remained outside the government budget, so Solidére was only accountable to the CDR, at a time when both institutions were led by Hariri’s protégés. Solidére started its work by...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13123–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.23
Published: 01 March 2020
... situation to the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Sykes–Picot Agreement (1916) after World War I, which divided up the spoils of war in the Near East according to the preferences of the victorious, and not taking into account the intricate histories and cultures of the numerous ethnicities, relations, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12417–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.17
Published: 01 December 2019
... responsibility for accountability. © 2019 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2019 security securitization democracy authoritarianism political transition popular uprisings There is no doubt that the essential factor for the Arab transition from authoritarian to democratic rule is the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124104–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.104
Published: 01 December 2019
... trends. Cultural critique, in Zaki’s view, becomes one of the most important issues in the 1990s in view of state authoritarianism and control of the tools of culture and thought, and the absence of democratic accountability. The Egyptian Ministry of Culture, in Zaki’s view, does not create culture, but...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12461–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.61
Published: 01 December 2019
... the development of a culture based on gender equality, thus influencing society to interact with events, projects, and ideas from a perspective that serves the strategic interests of women ( Benouakrim 2017 , 4). This approach takes into account the volatile international situation, the changing...