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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (2): 246–262.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., there was considerable debate on the role of the middle class in these revolutions, and this motivated the research on which this paper is based, during the period from February 2011 until May 2013. The paper aims to track civilizational transformations (economic, political, social and cultural) that affect...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (1): 26–37.
Published: 01 January 2009
... conceptualization of the vital cases that the Islamic world should necessarily have discussed or posited a solution. Question: In light of this state of deficiency or reaction, is Islam capable of formulating a civilizational initiative for the Islamic world in what is demanded in the way of organizations...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (2): 174–189.
Published: 01 April 2011
... for all spheres of contemporary life. Three main positions or attitudes on this choice present themselves. The first calls for adopting the contemporary Western model because it is the model that imposes itself historically as the civilizational formula for the present and the future. The second calls...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2022) 15 (2): 103–112.
Published: 01 June 2022
... that: There is no disagreement, then, with Westerners who claim that the west is superior at present […] but the dispute with them is the transformation of the relative into an absolute, by suspending time […] so that it becomes the beginning of what they consider the real accumulation of scientific knowledge, which led...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (2): 157–167.
Published: 01 April 2008
..., along with North Korea and Iran, in the axis of evil , as defined by the government of the United States, in spite of the radical differences of civilizational nature between these three countries. Also noteworthy is the fact that today antagonism between Iran and many Arab governments is peaking...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (4): 24–44.
Published: 10 December 2020
... to the Gulf and to East Asia. In the 1930s, which marked the beginning of oil flows in the Gulf, an essential change had taken place in the function of Bab-al-Mandeb. This strait had been transformed into a waterway for the petroleum trade—the most strategic and essential product in today’s world. Since...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (2): 163–180.
Published: 01 April 2015
... with geopolitics allows for the transformation of geography into eschatology (Agnew 2006, 188). With the effect of recoiling Huntington s potential inter-civilizational clashes into intra-civilizational conflicts. Discourses, thus, are dynamic, continuously mutating and modified in light of geo-graphed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (3): 297–333.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Fahmy Howeidy This paper reviews how the civilizational discourse of Islam differs from that of democracy but doesn't necessarily mean that it contradicts it. Knowing that this juxtaposition promotes diversity and distinction, this paper elucidates the factors of ambiguity that surround...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (4): 135–158.
Published: 04 December 2018
... War in 1989, global security underwent serious transformations, beginning with the emergence of a unipolar world order, the Gulf War of 1990, the disintegration of former Soviet republics, and the rise of transnational terrorism. These transformations have once again raised the debate about change...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (2): 282–301.
Published: 01 April 2016
... for the preparation of an Arab Revival (renaissance) Initiative 11 predicated on the following six goals: . Arab unity12 . Democracy.13 . Social justice.14 . National and Pan-Arab independence.15 . Independent growth and development.16 . Civilizational renewal.17 288 K. EL-D. HASEEB CAUS worked for more than 20...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 121–140.
Published: 01 December 2019
... of the Holocaust brought about an important transformation after World War II granting “the Israelis,” who had been hitherto oppressed by Europe, special international privileges, while the Arabs became regarded as outlaws and became the oppressed ( Abdel-Malek 1963 ). © 2019 by the Centre for Arab Unity...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (3): 435–457.
Published: 01 July 2009
... human history has constantly changed intriguingly diverse, and replete with civilizational and social colours and expressions. History never occurs in a vacuum and the social existence of humankind cannot do without coordinates of place; so in this manner, architecture has always been intimately...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (3): 417–444.
Published: 01 July 2008
... conditions in the Arab world are the main obstacle facing Arab reformers. In grappling with a civilizational challenge in which Arabs apparently have no choice or role, they suffer from an identity and cultural alienation crisis which impairs their ability to deal with the changes needed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (4): 63–82.
Published: 04 December 2018
... in which he correctly points out that contemporary economic growth favors the rich strata of the community, warning against social tensions that may lead to disconcerted economic transformations ( Schäfer, 2010 , 311). Under neoliberalism there has always been a deep-rooted call for over-consumerism...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 3–24.
Published: 28 August 2020
... of tyranny that society cannot bear, then the country will move in the direction of impossible tyranny. It should be stated as well that in most cases if there is no adequate political reform, a possible tyranny will be transformed, sooner or later, into a form of impossible tyranny. Therefore, the country...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (3): 408–415.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of the enormous amount of violence perpetrated throughout history especially in the West. Equally, to overlook the grue- some violent acts, supported by varying religious, nationalist or civilizational ration- ale, and documented in many books including Moneer Al-Akash s three-volume The Right to Sacrifice...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (1): 61–70.
Published: 01 January 2008
... constantly preaching: a secular democratic entity free from racial and religious domination, and equally owned by all its citizens and regional constituents. The government, by contrast, hailed the agreement as a historical victory for its civilizational project , for it confirmed the privileged position...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (3): 437–450.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Alaa Abd el-Hafeez Muhammad Chinese foreign policy towards the Middle East is undergoing geopolitical and geostrategic transformation. In spite of the fact that there are constant determinants in China's policy toward the Middle East and its major issues such as the Arab-Israeli conflict, new rules...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (1): 22–35.
Published: 01 January 2014
... the nation itself between its opposing forces contending for power and sovereignty. Certainly, invoking religion within this divided environment leads to its transformation from an inclusive and unifying force, into a mere political ideology with which one group confronts another. Contemporary Arab Affairs...