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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 51107–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.649586
Published: 01 January 2012
...: globalization444@yahoo.com © 2012 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2012 corrupt Iraqi political elites corruption in Iraq embezzlement accountability the Iraqi judiciary graft and kickback schemes in Iraq non-governmental organizations (NGOs) development opportunities environmental corruption...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132146–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.146
Published: 16 June 2020
... corruption. The third chapter deals with the experiences of popular movements against corruption networks in Arab countries, while the fourth focuses on the role of the media in the struggle against corruption in the Arab region. Imad Abdul Latif, Political Discourse Analysis: Rhetoric, Power, 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
... corruption on the social, political, and economic levels. “The Egyptian character” was analysed in four dimensions: religiosity, patience, indifference/passivity, and sense of humor. Ibrahim argued that religiosity provided the Egyptian poor classes with protection from collapse and alienation, a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123127–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123008
Published: 03 September 2019
..., capable of defending itself, and maintain its unity in the face of any ethnic group that seeks to secede or exploit the democratic transformation process through holding key political positions and economic resources. The democratic transition must also eliminate corruption so that it does not become a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121125–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121008
Published: 01 March 2019
... Horn of Africa, thereby encouraging countries craving Somalia’s wealth. The incomplete Somali interim constitution and absence of any role for the constitutional court, the spread of political corruption and nepotism, and the reliance on international support and Arab aid to pay the wages of its...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11441–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114003
Published: 04 December 2018
..., such as insecurity or corruption ( Franceschet et al. 2012 ). This research found indications that Iraqi female MPs have faced both supports and barriers to achieving symbolic representation. Supportive factors include positive media relationships, effective use of social media, change in voter...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1143–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114001
Published: 04 December 2018
... again, the Arabs were divided on this serious event, which also hindered the efforts of the Arab League in coming up with adequate solutions to resolve this difficult issue. As the intellectual political turmoil and the rivalry increased among the Arab elite, the Iraqi opposition progressively became...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2307–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000019
Published: 01 March 2018
... of accountability will be eliminated and the culture of impunity will prevail. The author affirms that there is correlation between systemic corruption and the political system’s need for prolonging authoritarian rule. Thus the “ruling gang,” or those who are in power, relies heavily on...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-243–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000004
Published: 01 March 2018
... colonial enterprise gave rise to corrupt politicians who sought only illegitimate private gain, a large number of oral poets won public approval for exposing those politicians to ridicule. One popular oral performer, Ihab Al-Maliki, laments current events in Iraq by focusing on the abuse of power by Iraqi...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-219–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001B
Published: 01 March 2018
...-ʾumma al-ʿarabiya ). However, prevailing Arab identity and political crises suggest the dominance of lower-level clan affiliations (including nepotism and patriarchy) and narrow economic interest over Arab unity and Islamic solidarity. This concept yields to system-wide corruption in all aspects of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103325–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1349068
Published: 01 July 2017
... compendiumpublishedbyCAUS (2013). On the Shiite side, the Lebanese Hezbollah deserves mention; it is an offshoot of the Lebanese Amal Movement and the Iraqi-based Da wa Party (Norton 2007). Hezbollah and Amal gained fame and popularity for their resistance against Israeli occupation of Lebanon and subsequent attacks...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103392–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1350368
Published: 01 July 2017
...). Corruption a global phenomenon usually indicates the weakness of the rule of law (Dobriansky, 2004). In many places including Latin America, Sicily, Hong Kong (China) and others, corruption is intertwined with violence, mafia groups and gang warfare. Pro- grammes and anti-corruption campaigns have been...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102256–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1302059
Published: 01 April 2017
... potential future development of the Iraqi oil-producing sector. This is especially with regard to the increasing economic and political fragmentation that stems from the absence of a unified oil policy. CONTACT Omar A. M. El Joumayle omareljoumayle@yahoo.com © 2017 The Centre for Arab Unity...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
... led by Gamal Abdel Nasser and the events of 2011, it traces the developments and changing political and strategic trajectories of the three presidents Nasser, Anwar Sadat and Hosni Mubarak. The case of Egypt is examined here as ‘an instance of a class of events’ focusing on phenomena related to the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94565–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1244901
Published: 01 October 2016
... against ISIS as their military capabilities quickly surpassed the weak and corrupted Iraqi security forces (Mansour 2015). In the weeks following their takeover of Mosul, ISIS quickly completed the process, which had been in progress for many years, of emptying the city of its ethnic and religious...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94523–535 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1241531
Published: 01 October 2016
... Arab countries onto the list of partly free in the year of the survey.11 As far as what pertains to financial and administrative corruption, the indicator of the Global Organization for Transparency,12 known as the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), has all Arab countries scoring in aggregate an...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
.... While there was some corruption before the 1990s, it was limited to those at the political apex. Under sanctions, however, corruption became rampant. As Marr (2000, 91) explains, the state bureaucracy in the 1990s ran on bribery to an extent unknown in the past, clearly eroding its professionalism...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92252–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157985
Published: 01 April 2016
... for a third indicator of corruption, such can be found in the unholy interconnection between the public sphere and the private. Oil revenues are concentrated in the state treas- ury, and political leaderships, in the absence of societal oversight push to utilize this wealth as a mechanism in order to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9127–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1121621
Published: 01 January 2016
... later fought against the American and British armies, as well as other militias belonging to other parties taking part in the political process. As was expected, corruption and sectarian affiliations were the main characteristics of the new National Guards which was now called the Iraqi Army by the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 91139–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1124577
Published: 01 January 2016
... Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture. Reviewed in Middle East Journal 69 (3): 468 469. (Jane E. Goodman). Al-Ali, Nadje, and Deborah Al-Najjar. 2015.We are Iraqis: Aesthetics and Politics in a Time of War. Reviewed inMiddle East Journal of Culture and Communication 8 (1...