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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52252–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.671999
Published: 01 April 2012
... circumspect with candidates and an electoral process that are open to every tactic of manipulation. This article provides valuable insider information into the specifics and mechanics of Algerian corruption, which even the ruling elite has been obliged to admit constitutes the primary threat to the stability...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 13375–389 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802163848
Published: 01 July 2008
... concerning the possibility of future reform and change in Egypt. This paper examines the electoral promises made by Hosni Mubarak in the 2005 presidential elections and the ensuing economic and political implications for the political succession in Egypt, leading to conclusions about the future processes 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
... a manifestation of conflict, deepening division and thus entrenching the conflict rather than reconciling the needs and demands of the parties with those necessary for state-building. Rushing to an early electoral process in 2012 before the realization of an agreement on a unified vision for the...
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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
..., illiberal policies were adopted in reconstruction, public finance, and monetary policy, coupled with unprecedented corruption at the highest levels. On 17 October 2019, the country exploded in a social revolution which could precipitate the death of the second republic or the demise of the country as...
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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
... country’s social fabric and the civil–military relations network, thus leading to the spread of corruption. A large number of investors deposited looted funds in real estate and other investment sectors in France. The cases that have reached the supreme court have backed Abdessalam’s views. During...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12483–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.83
Published: 01 December 2019
... authoritarian regime. In other words, although various opposition groups formed in the 2000s were actively challenging the regime, why was the MB the group that succeeded in gaining power after Mubarak was toppled? What were the, and through what, processes did the MB emerge as a possible contender with a...
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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
... establishment of democratic civil–military relations, which should protect and promote democratic processes as well as other aspects of political transition, namely electoral engineering, constitutional reforms, administrative governance, and judicial reforms ( Droz Vincent 2013 , 713). As an area of study...
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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
... as the decline of the intellectual minority and the absence of the women’s movement. This participation is not the result of the moment, but rather their active and distinctive participation ( Saif 1992 ) in the face of various forms of control, corruption, and discrimination in particular...
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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; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
... corruption regional disparity social media More than seven years ago, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) witnessed watershed events, resulting in the long awaited, yet varied, political and social transformations. The protests first started in Tunisia in late 2010 and early 2011, surprisingly...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... adapted and to what extent in Mauritanian political practice, irrespective of whether it meant absolute distinction between the legislative and executive authorities, or the taking of control of the electoral process in order to produce a legislative authority that solely existed to ratify the will of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122171–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122009
Published: 02 June 2019
...Gabi El-Khoury Political: the research team’s findings affirmed that the political institutions under the umbrella of the Iraqi constitution of 2005 were unable to achieve the active political participation needed to improve the process of democratic transformation in Iraq. Legal: the team...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... often expressed support for freedom, dignity, and people’s choice, and denounced the rulings of Arab regimes, in many instances describing them as “tyrants,” “hypocrites,” “oppressors,” “corrupt,” and “dictators.” This was especially evident in the context of referencing the Syrian uprising and the coup...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121107–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121007
Published: 01 March 2019
...-changements-a-la-tete-des-prefectures-de-police-45599 . 23. The “sniper de Targuist” was an anonymous YouTube account that uploaded videos of police officers engaging in bribery and corruption ( JeuneAfrique 2013 ). 15. Hadar (“surveillance”) was established in 2014 as a means to protect and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12139–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121003
Published: 01 March 2019
...Guillem Farrés-Fernández The interest of the Lebanese elites who launched the security sector reform (SSR) process was in to regain control and influence over the security sector more than to create independent institutions respectful of human rights. At a time of deep social and political crisis...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11441–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114003
Published: 04 December 2018
... leveled at the government and electoral process from quarters both within Iraq and globally ( Haddad 2014 ). Before the 2014 elections, UN Women and the Iraq Foundation collaborated to train more than three hundred potential female candidates in aspects of governance and campaigning ( UN Women 2014...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 114163–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114009
Published: 04 December 2018
... of time, demonstrations in Jordan have usually erupted in protest against corruption and unpopular austerity policies accompanied by increases in income tax or in fuel, electricity, and food prices, as a result of government policies adopted in response to World Bank recommendations. Moreover...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1143–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114001
Published: 04 December 2018
... block the electoral process. The conflict lasted until 2000 and weakened Algeria to such an extent that it spawned the decline of its avant-garde role in Arab world and international affairs, as well as its capacity for self-reliance and self-healing. Once again, the Arab world entered another...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11419–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114002
Published: 04 December 2018
... control over the Gaza territories ended following Hamas’ electoral victory, and subsequent removal. Although today there is some coordination between the PA government in the West Bank and the Hamas government in Gaza, the same dynamic of PA control does not exist outside the West Bank. Thus, it would not...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2139–165 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000009
Published: 01 March 2018
... the political facts demonstrate, the political elites are the most susceptible political class to political, financial, and administrative corruption in any country. The political elite, by virtue of their political cultural development, their advanced knowledge of the “conditions of political game...