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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
... sanctions against the Syrian regime was a strong indication of Russia’s support for the Syrian president. Also, the support of Hezbollah in Lebanon for the Syrian regime against the Syrian opposition forces, backed by Turkey, and eventually dominated by Jabhat al-Nusra, then by Islamic State (Da’esh), could...
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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
... society. Attacks on the police became a frequent occurrence on Egypt’s streets. Political divisions along Islamic/secular lines, with a fear of the emergence of an autocratic Islamic state, developed into bloody political and social confrontations, and proved the failure of the SCAF to manage the country...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124141–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.141
Published: 01 December 2019
... conditions under which states can use their power to advance their strategic interest. Additionally, this article acknowledges that the new natural gas discoveries will increase Israel’s energy security. Nevertheless, it is argued that Israel’s natural gas exports will not significantly add to Tel...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12437–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.37
Published: 01 December 2019
... tribal identity. Social identity is a “self-image” formed by social categories ( Tajfel and Turner 1979 , 40). Tajfel (1982 ) stated that self-image is based on the tendency to group things together cognitively. The individual tends to exaggerate differences between groups and similarities within...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... State for a Postsecular Society? Postmetaphysical Political Theory and the Place of Religion .” Constellations 14 ( 2 ): 224 – 38 . Gaffney, Patrick D . 1994 . The Prophet’s Pulpit: Islamic Preaching in Contemporary Egypt . Berkeley : University of California Press . Harb, Ali . 2014...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122139–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122006
Published: 02 June 2019
... past several decades. The SAR has thereby become increasingly susceptible to any normal or abrupt development that may take place at any time across the region. The rise of the Islamic State, for instance, led to the securitization of certain matters in Hong Kong–Middle East interactions, though the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... countries 111/168 countries 173/179 countries 165/179 countries 164/180 countries Freedom House (0–100 ranking, where 0 = most free) 75 (not free) 72 (not free) 84 (not free) 86 (not free) 87 (not free) TABLE 1. Online Presence of Particular Cities Location (with map number...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12281–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122004
Published: 02 June 2019
...? 0 Most people are trustworthy. 1 Most people are not trustworthy Government performance on education system + How satisfied are you with the educational system in our country? Definitely satisfied Satisfied Dissatisfied Definitely dissatisfied Don’t know (do not read...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 114159–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114008
Published: 04 December 2018
... Islam and Muslim subjects inside and outside of America’s borders” (40). At its core, it is a presumption of guilt assigned to Muslims by private and state actors. The process has become more intense after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The “War on Terror” has shaped the official...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11483–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114005
Published: 04 December 2018
.... Further, there was undisputed agreement about the need to better the state of research within hawza s. This included an inclination toward the production of grounded knowledge, using, perhaps amongst others, some research methods of the social sciences. For Shia Islam, the apex of scholarly...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11441–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114003
Published: 04 December 2018
... ). Eighty-three women (25.3 percent) were elected to parliament. Iraq’s most recent elections were held on May 12, 2018 ( Inter-Parliamentary Union 2018b ). These elections, originally scheduled for September 2017, were delayed due to the civil war with the Islamic State (also known as Daesh), which...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-219–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001B
Published: 01 March 2018
... . “3.6 Million Mosques Worldwide.” Sasa Post , November 5, 2015. https://www.sasapost.com/largest-numbers-of-mosques/ . al-Utaibi, Saʿd bin Matar . 2013 . “About the Constitution in the Islamic States.” Alukah . www.alukah.net/web/alotaibi/0/50940/ . al-Wahda al-Islamiya . 2012...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-291–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001A
Published: 01 March 2018
... für Sozialwissenschaften . Shah, Zia H . 2012 . “Libya’s Non-Islamist Call for Civil State, Reject Political Islam.” The Muslim Times , July 11. https://themuslimtimes.info/2012/07/11/libyas-non-Islamist-call-for-civil-state-reject-political-islam . Shamis, Ashur . 2016 . Email...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2307–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000019
Published: 01 March 2018
....” It deliberates on the forms of exercising power between the state and society, and deals with the emergence of marginalized groups that have become bolder in expressing themselves and raising their demands, in addition to the rise of “Islamic extremists and extreme left-wing groups.” The book...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104627–632 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1405586
Published: 01 October 2017
... the pillars of the inherited state from Mubarak s period and developing a practical programme of govern- ance which could cope with the inherited problems. Moreover, though the Brotherhood leaders have stressed that Islam is the solution to all problems, they neither presented any specific conception...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103408–425 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1358957
Published: 01 July 2017
... limits of this research, in its first phase, depend on how much the universities are ready to dedicate, according to their discourse, to the civil commitment and its various concepts. It also depends on the extent of the universities participation in civil life, as stated in their speech. Let us then...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102256–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1302059
Published: 01 April 2017
... factors (see Anderson and Conder 2011 for the cases of Nigeria and Libya), Iraq constitutes a unique case study due to the fact that the country has witnessed a greater variety of abrupt institutional changes in its recent history than any other OPEC member state. In this context, the term institutional...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10193–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279384
Published: 01 January 2017
... like Egypt in the 1950s placed the central institutions of Islamic learning and all their property directly under state control, while simultaneously 94 B. O. UTVIK eliminating the nascent democratic institutions that had been established by the previous generation. Part of the package was that the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94536–551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1245386
Published: 01 October 2016
... of Islam. The wider theme touched was the usefulness of religion and Islam. On the other hand, a classically veiled interviewee stated, There is a perception that if one is veiled then she is illiterate. This is one of the reasons why [I wanted] to get into AUB; to make a point that there are...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94622–628 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1244957
Published: 01 October 2016
... that had prevailed in most Arab countries during the previous era of the central Arab nation-states. The book has eight chapters. The first presents the inception of the organization of the so- called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant Da sh (ISIS/ISIL) along with the Arab, regional and...