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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92340–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156300
Published: 01 April 2016
... countries have entered a demographicwindow of opportunity', and several others will soon enter this stage. The ‘window of opportunity' is a period when the working-age population (aged 15–64 years) grows faster than either the population of children (aged 0–14 years) or older persons (aged 65+ years...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93365–382 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1201939
Published: 01 July 2016
... hundreds of residents in the neighbourhood in which this occurred descended into the street and destroyed the windows and façade of a grocery shop where persons of Caucasian descent worked, while they chanted epithets directed against people from the Caucasus (Anbaa Muuskuu 2013). Some observers point out...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 54578–590 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.714573
Published: 01 October 2012
... Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, 2011. Foreign direct investment statistics in ESCWA member countries. New York, NY: United Nations. 37 pp. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, 2011. Key factors in establishing single windows for handling import/export procedures and formalities...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43385–388 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.591247
Published: 01 July 2011
... Arguably, it constitu- tes a window of opportunity for the region to advance; and, as such, governments ought to urge the seizing of this opportunity as, statistically, this window is expected close in approximately 2045.2 Despite this, unemployment statistics suggest that Arab governments have not known...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43322–340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.593956
Published: 01 July 2011
... it and theWest in order to attract Jewish andWestern capital to the countries of Central Asia, and to improve the image of their totalitarian regimes in the Western media where Israel has a great influence to the extent that the Uzbek President Islam Karimov spoke of Israel as being our window...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33334–351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.494408
Published: 01 July 2010
..., given the nature of some of the problems, the international community must also shoulder a great share of responsibility in this regard. Due to the short window of opportunity available, a massive coordinated push is needed to enable the desired transition. Otherwise, it will not be only the Sudanese...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 24587–601 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903244976
Published: 01 October 2009
... crisis in the country. Intellectuals and religious scholars were invited to engage in self-criticism and profess loyalty to the leadership. Nevertheless, the National Dialogue Forums should not simply be dismissed as window dressing. The fact that Saudis were brought from all sectors and intellectual...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23369–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903106084
Published: 01 July 2009
... its puppets. (Patrice Lumumba, final letter to his wife before his execution in 1961) In the gathering dusk of 10 April 2009, the flicker of televisions could be seen in windows of shops and houses in West Beirut: al-sayyid asan Na rullah was on the screen. At a local post of arakat Amal, the shab...