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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
...Kamal Dib Lebanon, a multi-confessional state, is undergoing a deep socioeconomic change that could trigger a review of its constitutional arrangement. The tiny republic on the Mediterranean was born in 1920 as a liberal democracy with a market economy, where the Christians had the upper hand in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 6117–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.754136
Published: 01 January 2013
... crisis constitution prolonged transition semi-stability Egypt at the crossroads. Egypt s future: three scenarios Wahid Abdul-Majid* Consultant, Al-Ahram Centre for Strategic Studies & Member of Egypt s Constitution s Committee Egypt is undergoing dramatic changes and the shifts in its politics are...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104482–509 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1343838
Published: 01 October 2017
... political and constitutional measures. This was a crucial turnaround in the reform process in Morocco. In his historical speech, the king announced an in-depth and comprehensive review of the constitution with regard to initiating an essential acceleration in the constitutionalization and...
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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
...Jordi Quero This article explores the impact of China on the norms and institutions constituting the regional order in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It does so by assessing the effect that China’s challenges to the global order will have on the MENA. It is argued that scholars tend to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 5127–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.645665
Published: 01 January 2012
...Abdelilah Belkeziz This article, originally delivered in the Fall of 2011 at a seminar held in Beirut at the Centre for Arab Unity Studies, examines the 2011 amendments to the Moroccan Constitution in light of the historical background. The tumultuous events of the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ brought...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12383–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123005
Published: 03 September 2019
... enshrined in the Moroccan constitution of 2011 and identifies the characteristics of a political system quite different from known democratic systems. This concept of political power makes the elected institutions play a secondary representative function compared with the high and transcendent...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122105–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122005
Published: 02 June 2019
... in the planning systems itself and its allowances. This brief paper describes, analyzes, and critiques urban planning policies that constitute a trap and an indictment mechanism impeding the issuance of a building permit and land titles. The planning trap is part of a sophisticated complex matrix of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12191–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121006
Published: 01 March 2019
...Ruth Hanau Santini; Giulia Cimini In Tunisia, the notion and understanding of security, while no longer focused on regime security, remains a top-down, state-security understanding, rather than a societal one. Further, while the 2014 democratic Constitution devised significant checks and balances...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10193–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279384
Published: 01 January 2017
... constitution still largely in force there was nothing that would constitutionally force the SCAF to comply. Moreover, in its own declarations it had promised nothing more than to hand over power once a president had been elected. Yet no law prevented the generals from naming a new government in consultation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94523–535 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1241531
Published: 01 October 2016
...Isma’il al-Shatti Arab constitutions, for the most part, specify and guarantee human rights in their wordings. However, the reality of the individual in the Arab nation reveals something quite different from that which is written in the constitutions. The state is charged with providing citizens...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-291–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001A
Published: 01 March 2018
... . 2013 . “ Libyan Constitutionality and Sovereignty Post-Qadhafi: The Islamist, Regionalist, and Amazigh Challenges .” Journal of North African Studies 18 : 523 – 43 . Schnelzer, Nadine . 2016 . Libya in the Arab Spring: The Constitutional Discourse Since the Fall of Gaddafi . Berlin : Verlag...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2139–165 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000009
Published: 01 March 2018
..., contexts, and mechanisms of the main concepts that continue to constitute the major problems to the theory of political partnership. The focus is on the theory of Habermas and his concepts of democracy, communicative action, and public space, which can be built today into an in-depth theory of...
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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
... mandate based on reconciliation and constitutional process. The contestation and debate are ripe with exchanges of accusations of treason, betrayal, opportunism, and appeasement of militias. Some accuse those who work towards reconciliation and cooperation with the GNA of becoming agents and traitors to...
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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
... of the laws related to their immigration or by legislating regulatory constitutions and enactments that responded to their demands. The Zionists were able to settle thousands of Jews in Palestine as their numbers increased to up to 80,000 settlers in 1908, which accounts for three times their...
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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
... policy created an atmosphere of distrust and fear among the southern countries (especially Algeria). Furthermore, it constituted a fundamental obstacle for the western–southern Mediterranean countries to integrate into this policy. Since the launch of the European Neighborhood Policy, the...
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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
... criminalizing the denial of the Armenian genocide was first passed in the National Assembly in 2006, but was rejected by the Senate in 2007. It was approved again in December 2011 and February 2012, but the Constitutional Council ruled against it on February 24 ( France 24 2012 ). 10. Nicolas Sarkozy at...
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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
... sects of the Middle Eastern peoples. In effect, challenges of nation-building and the framework of what constitutes a nation-state in the Middle East still exist amidst other challenges of globalization and the fluidity of ideas and peoples in relation to diversity and the inclusion/exclusion of ethnic...
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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
... and a means of developing peaceful cooperation among states, whatever their constitutional and social systems. The convention noted the principles of freedom of will or consent, the rule of contract, the law of the contractors, the peaceful settlement of disputes in accordance with the principles...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103354–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1353791
Published: 01 July 2017
... international organizations constitute the major international regimes for China’s security governance. China’s Middle Eastern security governance creates not only ‘public goods’ for the region but also a means for China to build constructive great power relations with the United States, the European Union 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
... expressed in the 2011 Constitution, and as the foundation of development ( Camps-Febrer 2019 , 115). In this regard, the 2011 Constitution constitutes a decisive turning point toward the constitutionalization of the security governance and its principals. Not only does the new constitution submit the...