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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 7136–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.880281
Published: 01 January 2014
...Refat Sayed Ahmad The question of the relationship between religion and the state in the Islamic world is as old as Islam itself. The experiences of Turkey and Iran during the past 30 years qualify among the most instructive applications of the relationship. In these two cases, the interaction...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122139–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122006
Published: 02 June 2019
... Press’s Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2019 S hirzad A zad is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. Email: azad@um.ac.ir Hong Kong Middle East China trade entrepôt...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2257–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000015
Published: 01 March 2018
.../journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 Shirzad Azad, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. Email: azad@ferdowsi.um.ac.ir South Korea Middle East Park Geun-hye foreign policy economic boom leadership REFERENCES Ahram Online . 2016...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93383–399 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1199461
Published: 01 July 2016
...Maryam Al-Bolushi This research paper focuses on Gulf–Iran relations within the framework of the bilateral relationship between Oman and Iran. This relationship is unique as well as distinct from Oman’s relations with the other nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and has a direct...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
...Shady Ahmed Mansour; Yara Yehia Ahmed This article explains the active policies adopted by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) towards the Horn of Africa, which could be attributed to the existence of rival regional powers, especially Iran and Turkey, and their adoption of policies...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
... United States out of Syria and seeks any opportunity to demonstrate American vulnerability. There is a triangle of interests for the key regional actors—Turkey, Iran, and Russia—that oppose US interests. The rising confrontation with Washington in Syria triggered Moscow to seek ways of using other...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12255–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910801951839
Published: 01 April 2008
...Nevine Mossaad This article reviews the war's repercussions on Iran's role in the region and its position on several Arab and non-Arab issues. It examines the West's perceptions of Iran's role in the region and the possibility of adapting to it. The article first examines the role Iran played in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94596–606 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1238110
Published: 01 October 2016
...Paul Aarts; Carolien Roelants The Saudi leadership feels threatened, first of all by Shi'ite Iran, but also by the extremist Islamic State (IS), the Muslim Brotherhood and even liberal intellectuals. Low oil prices cause growing deficits, while youth unemployment remains huge. Is the House of Saud...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 23369–434 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903106084
Published: 01 July 2009
... analysis of its various influences including Khomeini and Lebanon's Ḥizb Allāh, while at the same time demonstrating a lack of evidence for direct support by either Ḥizb Allāh or Iran, the article examines the distinct Jārūdī Zaydī nature of the only contemporary Zaydī political discourse and formulation...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94493–510 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1201932
Published: 01 October 2016
..., Turkey and Iran. This foreign interference, increasing terrorism and the rise of sectarian and ethnic divisions now threaten the integrity of the Arab system as well as the Arab identity. The Arab system and the Arab League are failing to tackle these threats effectively and the League has made decisions...
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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; 83295–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1057426
Published: 01 July 2015
... part of 2015. The chapters examine the international order, the Arab regional system, and domestic conditions in the Arab states and neighbouring countries, such as Turkey and Iran. There is also particular focus on the countries of the Arab Spring and the remaining Arab countries, as well as the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82163–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1018717
Published: 01 April 2015
... others, can be understood. It is also in those terms that one can conceptualize the American approach toward regional and world powers such as Iran, China and Russia. * Email: ags@du.se © 2015 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2015 containment de-territorialization geopolitics...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13281–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.81
Published: 16 June 2020
...://www.nytimes.com/2003/12/01/world/syrian-pressing-for-israel-talks.html Mackey , Sandra . 1989 . Lebanon, Death of a Nation . New York : Gongdon & Weed . Manfreda , Primoz 2019 . “Why Iran Supports the Syrian Regime.” Thoughtco.com , May 25. Accessed August 21 , 2019 . https...
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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
... successive Iraqi governments and the Kurds for decades without reaching a lasting and peaceful settlement of the Kurdish crisis up to the present day. The Kurdish issue has become more complicated because of its repercussions on Iraq’s neighboring countries, Turkey, Iran, and Syria, and because of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 311–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903471181
Published: 01 January 2010
... North Africa (MENA) or whether as affiliated to the European Union via a Mediterranean Union based on trade relations, the exclusion or inclusion in the Middle East is not a simple matter where regional players such as Iran and Turkey have historical extraterritorial ambitions which would, yet again...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131128–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.128
Published: 01 March 2020
... supporting terrorism. In addition, Iran did not remain idle in relation to what was happening in Syria, as it lies at the heart of the axis of the politics of influence from Iran to Lebanon. The use of Russia’s veto by the United Nations Security Council (along with China) in October 2011 to prevent...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13186–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.86
Published: 01 March 2020
... ). It has also established itself as the largest trading partner of at least ten of the Arab states and Iran ( Sun and Zoubir 2018 , 229). Between 2004, when the China–Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) was created, and 2017, trade volumes increased more than fivefold, from around US$36.4 billion to...
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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. 2018; 113113–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113006
Published: 03 September 2018
... of the issues list facing the state. Military matters dominate international politics. While military security and strategic issues are viewed as “high politics,” economic and social matters are considered “low politics” and less important. To downgrade diplomatic ties with Iran and close the...