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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 51107–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.649586
Published: 01 January 2012
... opportunities that might have benefited the country at large and done much good to facilitate reconstruction efforts, but also it has – for the foreseeable future – thrown the issues of Iraqi oil revenues and food security as well as that of national sovereignty into a peril of the first order. * Email...
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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. 2020; 13186–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.86
Published: 01 March 2020
... dimension of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti border; the conflict between the UAE and Iran over the Greater Tunb and Abu Musa islands; the broadly contentious issue of Hormuz; and the Fasht Dibal dispute between Qatar and Bahrain are just some of the most disruptive maritime disputes in the MENA region. Nonetheless...
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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
... term lead to devastating consequences for society and the state. To illustrate this point, see how the use of Shia versus Sunni and Arab versus Kurd in the struggle for power or sovereignty is now deeply rooted in Iraqi society, so much so that it has become extremely difficult for the state to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12383–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123005
Published: 03 September 2019
..., economic and political meanings, and are necessary to ensure the political stability of the country ( Iraqi 2012 , 117). Alternately, the king does not preside over the ministerial council only in his capacity as honorary president; deliberation on the issues before the ministerial council gives the king...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123127–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123008
Published: 03 September 2019
... ethnic tensions dominated the Iraqi scene, amidst regional interventions from neighboring countries. Another factor influencing the democratization process that the study examines in order to compare both cases was the psychological factor. In this context, while the political leaders in South Africa...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
... should be recognized that some extraordinary events in Iraq may have great consequences. In 2018, there were attacks on the US embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad for the first time in several years. Rockets were also fired at the US consulate in Basra. The White House warned Iran that it would “respond...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121125–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121008
Published: 01 March 2019
... the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in August 1990, and the call for the United States to form an international coalition that included most Western nations, including a number of Arab states such as Egypt and Syria to help with the liberation of Kuwait in January 1991. American interventionism, which...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2319–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000020
Published: 01 March 2018
... Studies 44 ( 4 ): 478 – 96 . Voller, Yaniv . 2017 . “ Identity and the Ba’th Regime’s Campaign against Kurdish Rebels in Northern Iraq .” The Middle East Journal 71 ( 3 ): 383 – 401 . Walker, David M . 2017 . “ An Agonizing Death”: 1980s U.S. Policy on Iraqi Chemical Weapons during the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2239–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000014
Published: 01 March 2018
... those who have taken up the Islamic faith and are charting a new role for women in contemporary politics and terrorism. Most jihadi-feminists in Syria and Iraqi have been using social media to advance the spread of grievances experienced by Muslims across the world ( Bjørgum 2016 ). Assumptions...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-243–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000004
Published: 01 March 2018
... colonial enterprise gave rise to corrupt politicians who sought only illegitimate private gain, a large number of oral poets won public approval for exposing those politicians to ridicule. One popular oral performer, Ihab Al-Maliki, laments current events in Iraq by focusing on the abuse of power by Iraqi...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104642–651 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1402546
Published: 01 October 2017
..., Beirut, 25 February 2017). . Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubair arrived in Baghdad on an unscheduled visit to be the first Saudi foreign minister in the Iraqi capital since the US invasion of Iraq in 2003. CONTEMPORARY ARAB AFFAIRS 643 Al-Jubeir discussed with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim Jaafari and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104596–622 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1403753
Published: 01 October 2017
... approach, with its regional and international policies attempting to satisfy most of the parties and avoiding confrontation with the West (Qinggu 2005). Then there was the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, which Beijing has cleverly exploited. Beijing s abstention in the United Nations Security Council6 at...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103459–470 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1355095
Published: 01 July 2017
... Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah paid a visit to Baghdad where he met with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Al-Sabah, who headed the delegation of his country at the sixth meeting of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti High Joint Committee, discussed the remaining outstand- ing...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103447–451 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1356035
Published: 01 July 2017
... between these forces were undergoing difficult struggles that only led to disappointments and lost opportunities. He also describes Iraqi political life and Iraqi (Syrian Egyptian) relations as he observed them as ambassador to the United Arab Republic in Baghdad (1963 65). The author deals with the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103354–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1353791
Published: 01 July 2017
... organizations such Iraqi Kurdish forces and Shiite militias (Magen 2013), which form a united front against the Islamic State . In the process of solving the global and regional hot issues, these actors have formed a flat structure that supersedes the top- down hierarchical power structure of sovereign...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103452–458 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1351722
Published: 01 July 2017
... Justice Under Occupation. Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution. London: Routledge. 304 pp. Shakir, Farah. 2017. The Iraqi Federation: Origin, Operation and Significance. Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics. London: Routledge. 240 pp. Shehada, Raja, and Penny Johnson, eds. 2017. Shifting Sands...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103325–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1349068
Published: 01 July 2017
... compendiumpublishedbyCAUS (2013). On the Shiite side, the Lebanese Hezbollah deserves mention; it is an offshoot of the Lebanese Amal Movement and the Iraqi-based Da wa Party (Norton 2007). Hezbollah and Amal gained fame and popularity for their resistance against Israeli occupation of Lebanon and subsequent attacks...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102256–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1302059
Published: 01 April 2017
... subsector in terms of oil production volume has been subject to severe disruptions for more than four decades. The main sources for these fluctuations are multi-institutional changes caused by nationalization, wars and United Nations sanctions. This article applies to the Iraqi case an extended version of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102314–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1311103
Published: 01 April 2017
... Met with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari in Baghdad and discussed the situation in Syria and the continued struggle of the Syrian people against terrorism (Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), 25 August 2016). . Saudi Arabia s ambassador in Baghdad Thamir Sabhan left the Iraqi capital a week after...