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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
... to its authority. While acknowledging that the current Libyan crisis is the product of the interaction of several factors including the Islamists and non-Islamist contestation, regional and tribal dimensions, and foreign interventions, this paper concentrates on the effects of the state approach of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44431–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.630884
Published: 01 October 2011
... political Islam if the regime continues its draconian tactics and opts for a ‘security solution’. Kilo argues that Syrians themselves must rectify the situation and that foreign intervention will only ultimately play into the hands of the regime or the Islamists or both, and that such would be highly...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 13347–373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802163798
Published: 01 July 2008
... foreign intervention, and suggests that the solution lies in the will to re-explore the analyses of some of Islam's great original thinkers. Corresponding Address : Email: abou_yaareb@yahoo.com © 2008 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2008 Islamic crisis cultural heritage social...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82226–238 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1024034
Published: 01 April 2015
... military interventions in fellow Arab states, Libya in particular, to aid the Arab pro-democracy forces. This high-profile foreign policy has aimed at strengthening Qatar's national security in the Gulf neighbourhood and playing a more proactive role in the Arab world. This article examines Qatar's...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9182–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1124519
Published: 01 January 2016
...Moosa Elayah This article examines reasons for the ineffectiveness of foreign aid interventions in developing countries, using the examples of Yemen, Egypt and Jordan. It starts with a review of two contradictory theories used to explain foreign aid ineffectiveness: the public interest perspective...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93383–399 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1199461
Published: 01 July 2016
...-intervention and neutrality in foreign affairs. Omani-Iranian relations are analyzed in how they affect Gulf integration and the role played by Oman in the Iranian nuclear deal. The paper concludes by discussing Oman’s position on the current conflict in Yemen and its effect on Gulf security as well as Oman’s...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92282–301 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156908
Published: 01 April 2016
... the reasons behind the subjugation of the Arab nation to the hegemonic interests of external factors, primary actors and stakeholders. It elaborates on how foreign interests and interventions have conspired, along with internal factors and determinants endemic to the various infrastructures of Arab...
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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
... international recognition of Palestinian territory bestowed by the sultan in exchange for paying Ottoman foreign debts and revitalizing the Ottoman economy through the activities and investments made by rich Jewish families such as the Hirschs, the Rothschilds, and the Montagus. Chapter 4, the last chapter...
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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
... York Times 27 January. Accessed March 15, 2019 . https://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/27/world/middleeast/militants-down-egyptian-helicopter-killing-5-soldiers.html . Kuperman , Alan J. 2015 . “Obama’s Libya Debacle: How a Well-Meaning Intervention Ended in Failure.” Foreign Affairs 94 ( 2...
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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
... Lebanon appealing to foreign investors. In addition, in order to attract investors, he anchored the Lebanese currency to the US dollar. However, the foreign investors he had in mind were not primarily Westerners, but Arabs from the Gulf and wealthy Lebanese expats. Eventually, Hariri only managed to turn...
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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
... the Superior Council of the Judicial Power; the ministers responsible for the Interior, Foreign Affairs, Justice, and the administration of National Defence, as well as those responsible for administrations competent in security matters; the superior officers of the Royal Armed Forces; and any other...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124165–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.165
Published: 01 December 2019
... gas as a source of power in Russian foreign policy and how Russia succeeded in returning to the international arena after the collapse of the Soviet Union and presenting itself as a superpower to be reckoned with. While Trump warns Iran against “greater problems” if it continues its nuclear...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1243–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.3
Published: 01 December 2019
... (political groups) committed to ideologies such as the Muslim Brotherhood (Ikhwan), Nasserists, communists, or citizens such as the Ajam and Hawaleh who are not affiliated to any particular tribe, as well as foreign workers who could aspire to attaining equality and the rule of law within a liberal democracy...
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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
... a farce” ( Shenker 2010 ). Accordingly, the state-owned media attacked him immediately ( Foreign Policy 2010 ). New developments were happening. On January 1, 2011, the Two Saints Church in Alexandria was bombed in an attack that killed twenty-three people and injured ninety-seven others...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... on post-Islamist trajectories have found themselves besieged and stuck in the trap of despotic regimes with their totalitarian logic, interference, and security institutions, on the one hand, and the Islamist opposition with their restrictive logic, on the other, along with rapacious foreign...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
... ( Izum Ikawa 2018 , 110). Binding strategies could be either rewarding or coercive. The most common rewards are the offering of stronger security commitments, foreign aid, the transfer of specific assets, and political support ( Izum Ikawa 2018 , 110). The United States and former Soviet Union (USSR...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123127–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123008
Published: 03 September 2019
... popular armed and peaceful resistance tools. This book examines the radical changes within Egyptian politics, both internally and externally, after Anwar Sadat’s rise to power in 1970 and his coup against Abdel Nasser’s policies on the Arab–Israeli conflict, foreign relations, and issues relating to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... state, which was put in place by foreign elements, and its ancient Arab society. The various constitutions that have emerged since the independence of the Mauritanian state to this day constitute an obstacle to effective political practice. They did not reflect the Mauritanian social content in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122171–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122009
Published: 02 June 2019
... general, one could argue that the process of decision-making in Egypt to identify major options has always been affected by the governance crises as a result of an internal power struggle, as well as by the foreign interventions in Egypt’s internal affairs, given Egypt’s vital and influential role in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122151–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122007
Published: 02 June 2019
... these grounds, it is worth examining the stances of regional actors through different approaches of foreign policy. By using the “three-dimensional” methodology of Kenneth Waltz, this paper analyzes the rationale behind Turkish and Saudi policy toward the Gulf crisis on individual-, state-, and...