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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2111–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000007
Published: 01 March 2018
... political expansion in parliament. The Brotherhood entered into a coalition with other Islamist parties including two Salafist parties, forming an Islamist bloc, but their experience ended with their removal from power and significant changes in the structure of the Brotherhood. Based on the political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-291–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001A
Published: 01 March 2018
...Youssef Mohammad Sawani This paper examines the origin and the relationship between Islamist and non-Islamist political trends in Libya, highlighting the development of the contestation between the two before and after the fall of Gaddafi’s rule. The relationship appears to be that of a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10193–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279384
Published: 01 January 2017
... the ‘deep state’, i.e., the entrenched power holders from Mubarak’s time, especially in the military, the police and the judiciary; and (2) to the extent that secularization was at stake, in some important aspects Islamists turned out to be, if anything, more secularizing than their secularist...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72283–298 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.917818
Published: 01 April 2014
... most serious matter facing the forces of change in the Arab world today; meanwhile, it forms the most prominent challenge and the most difficult test confronting Islamists. The Islamist phenomenon is not an alien implant that descended upon us from another planet beyond the social context or...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 64539–551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.856079
Published: 01 October 2013
... achievements Islamists in power: the case of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt Hesham Al-Awadi* Department of History and International Relations, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Kuwait, Kuwait City, Kuwait The article examines the Muslim Brotherhood in power in Egypt, 2012 2013, and how...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62189–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.788869
Published: 01 April 2013
...Fawaz A. Gerges American foreign policy does not seem to have undergone radical changes in its position towards Islamists. Instead, Islamists seem to display willingness to make a transition and cater for vital American interests in the Arab world - mainly with regard to the following four points...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12287–295 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910801951870
Published: 01 April 2008
...Alastair Crooke The article exposes the stereotypes most prevalent in the West about Islamists. The gist of its argument is that the West must talk to Islamists if some form of mutual understanding is to take place. Refusing dialogue under the pretext of stereotypes will not contribute to a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104623–626 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399639
Published: 01 October 2017
...Sari Hanafi © 2017 Sari Hanafi 2017 Comprendre l‘islam politique. Une trajectoire de recherche sur l‘altérité islamiste 1973–2016 [Understanding political Islam: Research trajectories towards understanding the Muslim other 1973–2016], by François Burgat , 2016 , Paris, La Découverte...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 91126–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1118228
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ziad Hafez © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 The closing of the Muslim mind: How intellectual suicide created the modern Islamist crisis , by Robert R. Reilly , Wilmington, DE , ISI Books , 2010 , 244 pp., ISBN 1-933859-91-1 , eISBN 978-1-933-85991-0 BOOK REVIEW The...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... than ever, as several Islamist movements are advancing further on the path to accepting democracy, political pluralism, and power-sharing. Several Islamist movements in the Arab and Islamic world today are embracing public and individual freedoms, and advocating a separation of religion and politics...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 6141–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.763606
Published: 01 January 2013
.... The findings of a survey of public opinion in Yemen conducted by the author are recounted in some detail. * Email: amalikd@yahoo.com © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 Yemen Islamists Salfists Huthis foreign role poverty extremism Islamist political movements in...
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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. 2010; 34515–533 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.522056
Published: 01 October 2010
...) facilitated the remarkable victories of Islamist candidates in municipalities across the Kingdom. Corresponding Address : Email: h.j.kraetzschmar@leeds.ac.uk © 2010 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2010 Saudi municipal elections electoral rules voter mobilization Islamist victories...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 24621–625 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903236782
Published: 01 October 2009
...Ziad Hafez © 2009 Ziad Hafez 2009 Resistance: The essence of the Islamist revolution , by Alastair Crooke , London , Pluto , 2009 , 288 pp., ISBN 978-0-7453-2885-0 Contemporary Arab Affairs 621 convincingly and thoroughly with facets of Modernity including democracy, civil...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 21168–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802622041
Published: 01 January 2009
...Paul Kingston © 2009 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2009 Making Islam democratic: social movements and the post-Islamist turn , by Asef Bayat , Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2007 , 291 pp. (paperback), ISBN 978-0-8047-5595-5 BOOK REVIEW Making Islam democratic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102187–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1311601
Published: 01 April 2017
... of more than 1 million Syrian refugees and almost complete institutional blockage. This paper, based on ethnographic research and semi-structured interviews from Lebanon, studies the determination to avoid a violent spillover into Lebanon from the perspective of the country's Sunni Islamists. Recent...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11325–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113002
Published: 03 September 2018
...Khalil Al-Anani How do Islamist movements perceive citizenship rights, particularly in conservative societies such as the case in the Middle East? This study attempts to answer this question by examining the case of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Conventional wisdom demonstrates that Islamic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-263–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000005
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mohammed El-Msaoui Many debates between Islamists and secularists have taken place in the Arab political sphere with the aim of building bridges of communication between the two actors who contributed to the transformations that have taken place in the Arab world. Despite the multiple dialogues...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83379–397 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1051377
Published: 01 July 2015
...Jennifer Wilmot Prior to the 2011 Arab uprisings, Islamist parties in most Arab states had been systematically prevented from exercising any meaningful authority in government. Following President Hosni Mubarak's ousting from power in 2011, the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood (MB) established a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 22214–228 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910902854015
Published: 01 April 2009
...Hesham al-Awadi This article argues that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's policy changes towards the Muslim Brotherhood were based on their ability to effectively challenge the legitimacy of the regime. This rested on the Islamists’ ability to provide social services via a well-organized...