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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
.... Mustafa Barzani’s tendency to realize the dream of a separate Kurdish state could lead to economic collapse and to political and social unrest. This would not necessarily be due solely to the neighboring countries’ rejection of Kurdish independence, but also to the potential outbreak of conflict within a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
... Tayyip Erdogan 2018 )—the Kurdish organizations of the YPG 1 and the YPJ 2 —that form part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) supported by the United States. This offered a space for cooperation between Moscow and Ankara, on the one hand. However, Idlib was never a top priority for the Turks...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2257–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000015
Published: 01 March 2018
.... www.reuters.com/article/arms-israel-southkorea-irondome-idUSL6N0QG04Y20140810 . ——— . 2015 . “Gunmen Attack South Korea Embassy in Tripoli, Two Local Employees Dead.” Reuters , April 12. www.reuters.com/article/us-southkorea-libya-idUSKBN0N307V20150412 . Rudaw . 2016 . “Kurdish Foreign Relations...
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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. 2017; 104633–641 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399655
Published: 01 October 2017
..... 2017. The 2016 U.S. Election: The Populist Moment. Journal of Democracy 28 (2): 21 33. Geri, Maurizio. 2017. The Securitization of the Kurdish Minority in Turkey: Ontological Insecurity and Elite s Power Struggle as Reasons of the Recent Re-Securitization. DOMES (Digest of Middle East Studies) 26...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103459–470 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1355095
Published: 01 July 2017
... QSD, a coalition of Arab and Kurdish factions backed by Washington, announced the launch of the battle to liberate al-Raqqa from Da ash in Syria (Al-Nahar, Beirut, 7 November 2016). . Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem rejected a UN proposal to form a self- governing administration in eastern...
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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; 102314–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1311103
Published: 01 April 2017
... west of Baghdad (Al-Dastour, Amman, 24 September 2016). . At least 19 people were killed and about 60 wounded in three bomb blasts near Baghdad (Al-Safir, Beirut, 28 September 2016). . Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi asked Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani after their meeting in Baghdad not to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102256–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1302059
Published: 01 April 2017
... outcomes of the federal government s long-term service contracts (LTSCs) with the production share contracts (PSCs) of the Kurdish Region Government (KRG). The aim of these studies is essentially to demonstrate the superiority of one model over the other (e.g., Al-Mehaidi 2012; Mills 2016). CONTEMPORARY...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 1011–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1272225
Published: 01 January 2017
... and increasing trade between their two countries to approximately US$30 billion in the coming years. Whatever is said about the reasons for this visit, Turkey s fears about a Kurdish region on its borders, the economic loss after Russia s boycott against it or Turkey s assessment of Iran s position...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94565–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1244901
Published: 01 October 2016
... business, transforming Kurdistan into a Dubai-style service-based economy. However, on the political side of things, the promises of Kurdish liberation remained unfulfilled. The governance structure in Kurdistan continued to resemble that of its Arab neighbours, with the parliament s role increasingly...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94511–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1238612
Published: 01 October 2016
... evident in their agreement over a UNSC resolution regarding Yemen, the cautious Russian position about Western powers intervening in Libya and their support of Kurdish groups in Syria (El-Sayed 2016). The third is the level of the great powers involvement in Arab affairs. Given the Barack Obama...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93470–478 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1202473
Published: 01 July 2016
... Canal to the Arab Spring. London: Routledge. 204 pp. Articles Aktürk, Ahmet Serdar. 2016. Female Cousins and Wounded Masculinity: Kurdish Nationalist Discourse in the Post-Ottoman Middle East. Middle Eastern Studies 52 (1): 46 59. Alodet Allah, Milad. 2016. An Account of the 2008 Syrian Israeli...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92320–328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157986
Published: 01 April 2016
...): 213 235. Yamada, Makio. 2015. Saudi Arabia s Look-East Diplomacy: Ten Years On. Middle East Policy 22 (4): 121 139. Yavuz, M. Hakan, and Nihat Ali Ozcan. 2015. Turkish Democracy and the Kurdish Ques- tion. Middle East Policy 22 (4): 73 87. Yazbak-Abu Ahmad, Manal, et al. 2015. Intergroup Dialogue...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
... economic arrangements. CONTACT Bassam Yousif bassam.yousif@indstate.edu © 2016 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2016 Iraq economic history rentier economies Dutch Disease institutions state capacity economic sanctions Iraq s stunted growth: human and economic development in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92329–339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1165028
Published: 01 April 2016
... law asserted that members of the banned Baath party (of Saddam Hussein) are not entitled to form political parties (Al-Hayat, Beirut, 28 August 2015). . Kurdish Peshmerga forces took control of 11 villages in southern Kirkuk during a mili- tary operation against Daesh militants (Al-Sharq Al-Awsat...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92187–211 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1148919
Published: 01 April 2016
... several tools as a skill for documentation. Most of the researchers are proficient in more than two languages among those used in the Middle East countries, such as Arabic, Hebrew, Farsi, Kurdish and Turkish. The centre also utilizes researchers of many backgrounds and foreign organ- izations. These think...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 91139–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1124577
Published: 01 January 2016
... Repression. Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding 9 (2): 212 230. Al-Nahed, Sumaya. 2015. Covering Libya: A Framing Analysis of Al Jazeera and BBC Cov- erage of the 2011 Libyan Uprising and NATO Intervention. Middle East Critique 24 (3): 251 267. Natali, Denise. 2015. The Kurdish Quasi-State...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84592–601 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1090800
Published: 01 October 2015
..., David L. 2015. The Kurdish Spring: A New Map of the Middle East. Foreword by Bernard Kouchner. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction. 268 pp. Sky, Emma. 2015. The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq. New York, NY: Public Affairs. 400 pp. Spiegel, Avi Max. 2015. Young Islam: The New Politics...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84469–487 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1080965
Published: 01 October 2015
... Kurdish-speaking) secularist, Alevi, leftist and Kemalist populations which are very sceptical of the Erdog an regime. Since a large proportion of the escapees consists of Sunni Arabs fleeing the Baathist government, it can serve to change the current sectarian nature of the popu- lation structure in...