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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104561–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1401739
Published: 01 October 2017
... on the analysis of factors that led to the change in the position of Hamas with regard to democratic practice, from boycotting the first parliamentary elections in 1996 to actively participating in the 2006 elections. It discusses a number of factors: first, the internal organizational factors of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 3121–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903475729
Published: 01 January 2010
...Anna–Esther Younes This research on Hamas's women's movement explains the contemporary political and social involvement of women with a multilayered perspective of different theories based on a textual analysis of the movement's publications (the Hamas Charta 1988 and the Electoral Program 2006, as...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12281–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122004
Published: 02 June 2019
...Abdalhadi Alijla This article discusses the effect of the political division between Fatah and Hamas on the level of generalized trust in Palestine. It argues that the level of trust in Palestinian society has been shaped and influenced by the ongoing political division since 2007. As the level of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 91100–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1118208
Published: 01 January 2016
... the status of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, as well as issues including borders, water and Syria's alliances with Iran, Hezbollah, Hamas and others. Although it seemed as if a peace agreement could be reached with benefits to both Syria and Israel, political obstacles and the Israeli attack on...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84488–504 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1090100
Published: 01 October 2015
...Karam Dana; Hannah Walker Women's participation in the First Intifada allowed for increased gender equality in Palestine. However, the weakness of the Palestinian Authority, established by the Oslo Accords, created space for non-state actors (dominated by the Islamist political organization Hamas...
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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
... the context of a wider regional confrontation that pit a US-led coalition, which included Israel and “moderate” states such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Jordan, against a “resistance” coalition, comprised of Iran, Syria, Hezbollah, and Hamas. The lionization of Hariri after he was assassinated in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123127–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123008
Published: 03 September 2019
... importance of establishing a new phase for the Palestinian struggle to achieve legitimate political and legal goals, though doubts about the ability of the current elites in leading the new phase of the struggle remain in light of the Palestinian divisions between Fateh and Hamas movements and the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
... the region. It is well documented that Iran used its relations with Sudan to smuggle military equipment through Egypt to the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip ( Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center 2009 , 3). Furthermore, Sudan was an essential gateway for weapons smuggled to insurgent groups in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
... other frontiers and to defeat enemies one by one. The Syrian Arab army (SAA) does not have the necessary resources to fight simultaneously on all fronts. Hence, four de-escalation areas were established: they included Idlib province and certain parts of the neighboring provinces of Latakia, Hama, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122151–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122007
Published: 02 June 2019
.... Qatar’s historical support for the MB, such as by hosting exiles such as the Egyptian scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi and Hamas leader Khaled Mashal, was a source of controversy between the two neighbors that came to the surface repeatedly after several MB members found safe haven in Qatar ( Roberts 2015 , 36...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12119–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121002
Published: 01 March 2019
... 15 ( 5 ): 479 – 502 . Turner, Mandy . 2006 . “ Building Democracy in Palestine: Liberal Peace Theory and the Election of Hamas .” Democratization 13 ( 5 ): 739 – 55 . ——— . 2011 . “ Creating ‘Partners for Peace’: The Palestinian Authority and the International Statebuilding Agenda...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11419–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114002
Published: 04 December 2018
.... Villagers in places such as Nil’in, Kafr Qaddum, and Budrus rely on farming. Their protest movements were initiated as a result of farm land confiscation. 11. Certain mosques and organizations are affiliated with Hamas, for example. 12. “The PA reportedly employs 7,400 civilian and security...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 113169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113010
Published: 03 September 2018
... al-Hamzawi, The Impact of Divisions among Palestinians on Efforts to Settle the Palestinian Issue (Cairo: Arab Knowledge Office, 2018). 362 pp. ISBN 9789772768844. This book explores the reality of the Palestinian divide between the Hamas and Fatah movements and its implications in the course...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 22240–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/0790062080258861
Published: 01 April 2009
..., according to the author is running out—and the future solutions currently held out by Hamas or Israel are not democratic. Corresponding Address: Email: a-bishara@hotmail.com © 2009 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2009 Palestinian and Israeli negotiations one-state and two-state...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2189–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000012
Published: 01 March 2018
... between Fatah and Hamas into two “authorities,” one in the West Bank and the other in the Gaza Strip. Because of this, and because of the expected measures of the Israeli occupation, presidential and Legislative Council elections are long overdue. Therefore, the trend towards determining the march of each...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2319–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000020
Published: 01 March 2018
... . “ The Deradicalization of Islamists by Islamists: Hamas’ Kid Glove Approach to Salafi Jihadists in the Gaza Strip, 2010-2014 .” Strategic Assessment 20 ( 1 ): 23 – 34 . Brownlee, Jason . 2017 . “ The Limited Reach of Authoritarian Powers .” Democratization 24 ( 7 ): 1326 – 44...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2239–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000014
Published: 01 March 2018
... international law sanctions them, women are inevitably a force to be reckoned with in this arena. This is best portrayed by a statement carried out by Hamas leader Sheik Ahmed Yassin in 2004 after a suicide bombing was initiated by women. Raghavan and Balasubramaniyan (2014 , 201) argue that the fact that a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104623–626 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399639
Published: 01 October 2017
... confessionalizing some of these uprisings (Bahrain, Syria and Yemen). He also devotes a chapter on the Palestinian Resistance Movement, Hamas, which has suffered from triple dominations by Israel, the Palestinian National Authority under Fatah, and finally Western hegemony, which refused to accept the results of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104627–632 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1405586
Published: 01 October 2017
... light of conflict between the Movement of Hamas and Egypt over the tunnels on the Gaza Strip border and the issue of security in Sinai, in addition to the Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip. The Islamists in power: The experience of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, by Ahmed Zaghloul Shalata, Beirut, Centre...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104633–641 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399655
Published: 01 October 2017
... (1): 170 174. Seurat, Leila. 2017. Le Hamas et le monde. Reviewed by Bjorn Brenner. Mediterranean Politics 22 (2): 311 314. Suarez, Thomas. 2017. State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel. Reviewed by Elaine C. Hagopian. Arab Studies Quarterly 39 (2): 861 864. Waxman, Dov. 2017...