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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102187–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1311601
Published: 01 April 2017
... 2017 Lebanon Islamism jihadism salafism civil war studies Limiting violent spillover in civil wars: the paradoxes of Lebanese Sunni jihadism, 2011 17 Tine Gadea,b aRobert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy; bNorwegian Institute of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102171–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1297564
Published: 01 April 2017
...Youssef Mohammad Sawani Even though the rebels, later turned ‘revolutionaries’, actually had an insignificant role as combatants in the violent downfall of the Gaddafi regime in Libya in 2011, they became involved in acts of war in many parts of the country in what came to resemble a civil war...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44431–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.630884
Published: 01 October 2011
... of civil war in the event that Syrians and the regime prove unable or unwilling to sort out their issues, and the presence of armed Islamist groups at the local level is a genuine threat where such are capable of drawing elements of the general population closer and into the sphere of radical...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52252–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.671999
Published: 01 April 2012
... liberalization of trade in response to structural reforms demanded by international monetary institutions during the 1990s; what was effectively a vicious and disastrous civil war in the wake of the suspension of the 1992 elections; as well as globalization have all factored in reinforcing old forms of...
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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
... French–Algerian relations and their political agendas. © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 Algeria French colonization Algeria–French relations Algerian foreign policy Algerian government The outcome of the war of independence against French colonialism saw the creation...
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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
... based on re-establishing and strengthening one of the fundamental pillars of the Lebanese economy, namely, the free, open, liberal and democratic nature of our system” (4). He argued that the civil war had closed Lebanon to the world, and he intended to open up the country again, believing that it would...
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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
... . https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/10/10/libya-migrants-un-iom-refugees-die-detention-center-civil-war/ . Holsti , K. J. 2006 . “Something Old, Something New: Theoretical Perspectives on Contemporary International Peace and Security.” In Multilateralism Under Challenge: Power, International Order...
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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
... Moroccan civil society has turned a blind eye to this issue. Salma Hantouli ends the first part by presenting her critical positions on the concept of women’s empowerment as used by the Palestinian Ministry of Social Development, especially in dealing with women’s experiences with domestic violence. In...
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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
.... They have only proven handicapped and led the country to more division, chaos, and civil war, witnessing its bloodiest phase since General Haftar, leading the Libyan National Army, began an offensive to capture Tripoli on 4 April 2019. The GNA has been exploiting the support it received from the...
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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
... ). “Security, Globalization, and Problems within the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership in the Post-Cold War Era .” Journal of Economics and Social Research 4 ( 2 ): 144 . Lacroix , Thomas . 2004 . “Contrôle et instrumentalisation de la société civile maghrébine dans la coopération euro...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13186–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.86
Published: 01 March 2020
... . 2002 . “The Study of International Order.” In Asian Security Order: Instrumental and Normative Features , edited by Muthiah Alagappa , 33 – 69 . Stanford : STU . Allison , Graham . 2017 . Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’ Trap? Boston : Houghton Mifflin...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124121–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.121
Published: 01 December 2019
... believes that here lay the basis of the thinking of later intellectuals such as Samuel Huntington who wrote The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) after the Cold War ended between the socialist and capitalist blocs. The author holds that this current intellectual/political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1243–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.3
Published: 01 December 2019
... identity constantly changing demographic movements, the exchange of ideas, beliefs, and technology that are taking place globally tend to have an effect on making identity very integrated and fragile ( Castells 1997 ). We have seen how these affiliations influenced the civil wars in Syria and Iraq and...
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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
... comprehensive unification of the population. This orientation led to a growing atmosphere of “intolerance to difference” ( Bauman 1991 , 71). The celebration of Reason has been exploited in Egypt to launch cultural wars against critiques of reason and conservative critiques of liberalism, against not only...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124165–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.165
Published: 01 December 2019
... not surprising that the United States launched a media campaign against Iran’s peaceful nuclear program from 2002 to the present, imposing sanctions on the country, and massing its military forces in the Gulf, threatening to wage war on Iran, which in turn continues to support the Palestinian cause...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12437–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.37
Published: 01 December 2019
... face misrecognition from Egyptian governments. However, the Bedouins are still a military advantage in the war in Sinai, so the army and armed groups such as Salafi-jihadist groups recruit them ( Dyer and Kessler 2014 ). Some Bedouins never hold an Egyptian citizenship card, and others have...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123127–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123008
Published: 03 September 2019
... factor or natural resources and wealth can also affect the process of democratization. Some ethnic groups, for instance, may seek to monopolize the resources in their own regions, and refuse sharing with other ethnic groups, leading to civil war. Likewise, increasing poverty rates lead to the failure of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... towards democratization and a peaceful transfer of power. The study is based on the hypothesis that assumes that the failure of the civil state in Mauritania is mainly due to the inability of the state and its institutions to absorb the movement of society, because of disharmony between the history of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... state in Afghanistan, a country of simultaneous local and international conflict. This is, perhaps, the distinguishing feature of the Afghan war from which Roy gleaned his later observations. Roy has presented an important collection of studies as examples for this new trend. These include: L’échec...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123119–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123007
Published: 03 September 2019
... and Local Planning,” deals with the urban planning of the city between the colonial and local planning of the city of Gaza City and the destruction and devastation caused by successive wars and invasions, as well as natural factors such as the 1927 earthquake. El Sakka points out that the colonial...