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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
...Jordi Quero This article explores the impact of China on the norms and institutions constituting the regional order in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It does so by assessing the effect that China’s challenges to the global order will have on the MENA. It is argued that scholars tend to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122139–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122006
Published: 02 June 2019
...Shirzad Azad The port city of Hong Kong has played a very crucial role in facilitating a whole host of commercial and financial interactions between East Asia and the greater Middle East region over the past several decades. Even after the strategic city became an integral part of China in 1997...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-27–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000002
Published: 01 March 2018
...Madawi Al-Rasheed This keynote speech addresses the context of producing knowledge about the Middle East and the problematic nature of this production especially at times of crisis. In order to evaluate this knowledge, we must consider the current context in which Middle East countries are engulfed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2257–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000015
Published: 01 March 2018
...Shirzad Azad In spite of her troubled presidency at home and premature, ignominious exit from power, Park Geun-hye made serious attempts to bolster the main direction of the Republic of Korea’s (ROK) foreign policy toward the Middle East. A collaborative drive for accomplishing a new momentous boom...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2303–306 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000018
Published: 01 March 2018
...=reprints . 2018 Emails: tt09@aub.edu.lb ; jd16@aub.edu.lb Youth and Education in the Middle East: Shaping Identity and Politics in Jordan by Daniele Cantini ( London : I.B. Tauris , 2016 ). £77. ISBN 978-1-78-453247-5 . Notes 1. Fida Adely, Gendered Paradoxes: Educating...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103354–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1353791
Published: 01 July 2017
...Degang Sun In the 21st century, conflicts in the Middle East can generally be classified into four types, namely: conflicts between outside powers and Middle Eastern countries; between Middle Eastern countries themselves; between different political parties and religious sects within a sovereign...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82255–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1024920
Published: 01 April 2015
...Jacques Kabbanji © 2015 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2015 The new Arabs. How the millennial generation is changing the Middle East , by Juan Cole , New York , Simon & Schuster , 2014 , 368 pp., ISBN 978-14516-90392 . ISBN 978-14516-95415 (ebook) Arabs in general, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8181–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.976405
Published: 01 January 2015
... the Middle East and North Africa Jordan Structural adjustment and social protection in the Middle East and North Africa: food subsidies in Jordan Yusuke Kawamura* School of Government and International Affairs, University of Durham, Durham, UK Jordan has been praised by the International Monetary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 64552–566 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.850772
Published: 01 October 2013
...Shirzad Azad This paper probes major directions in South Korea's Middle East foreign policy under the presidency of Lee Myung-bak, during a turbulent transitional period in the region. These include serious attempts to forge multifaceted and long-lasting connections with members of the Gulf...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63458–466 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.818777
Published: 01 July 2013
... the Middle Eastern end of it are the strategic chokepoints of the Bab al-Mandab and the Strait of Hormuz, and at the Asian end the Strait of Malacca. However, while the Middle East and Asia are ever more interconnected across this third-largest ocean (and also along the reviving terrestrial ‘Silk Road...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62277–280 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.777521
Published: 01 April 2013
...Rabab Obeid © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 Obama and the Middle East: The end of America's moment? by Fawaz A. Gerges , New York , Palgrave Macmillan , 2012 , 292 pp., ISBN 978-0-230-11381-7 BOOK REVIEW Obama and the Middle East: The end of America s moment? by...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 6174–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.757884
Published: 01 January 2013
... Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 power empowerment resistance explanation justification re-veiling Poststructuralist theory and women in the Middle East: going in circles? Marnia Lazreg* Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY, USA This article examines the effects of the uncritical use of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43341–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.593959
Published: 01 July 2011
...Alejandra Galindo Marines Mexico's foreign policy towards the Middle East can be characterized in general terms as exhibiting a lack of interest towards the region. Here it is argued that this state of affairs has persisted not only because of the weight of its relationship to the United States...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42225–228 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.569469
Published: 01 April 2011
...Ziad Hafez © 2011 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2011 Beware of small states: Lebanon, battleground of the Middle East , by David Hirst , London , Faber & Faber , 2010 , 480 pp., US$29.00 . ISBN 978-0-571-23741-8 Contemporary Arab Affairs Vol. 4, No. 2, April June 2011...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 4176–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.552328
Published: 01 January 2011
...Ziad Hafez © 2011 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2011 Riad el-Solh and the makers of the modern Middle East , by Patrick Seale , Cambridge , Cambridge University Press , 2010 , 820 pp., $30.00 (hbk), ISBN 978-0-521-19137-1 Contemporary Arab Affairs Vol. 4, No. 1, January...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34563–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.519911
Published: 01 October 2010
...Ziad Hafez © 2010 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2010 A history of the Middle East: from Antiquity to the present day , by Georges Corm , Reading, Garnet , 2010 , 224 pp., ISBN-13: 978-1-85964-220-7 Contemporary Arab Affairs Vol. 3, No. 4, October December 2010, 563 565 ISSN...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33271–296 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.493739
Published: 01 July 2010
... policy has, over the last decade, helped to create a framework in the Middle East wherein only Israeli needs have legitimacy. During the Oslo Process, the United States and Israel have tried to impose Israel's plans on the Palestinians, ignoring United Nations resolutions and the international community...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33397–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.493710
Published: 01 July 2010
...Ziad Hafez © 2010 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2010 The unmaking of the Middle East: A history of Western disorder in Arab lands by Jeremy Salt , Berkeley, CA , University of California Press , 2008 , 468 pp., US$45.00 , ISBN 978-0-520-25551-7 Contemporary Arab Affairs...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12149–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802015766
Published: 01 April 2008
... same time in the Middle East in Lebanon, in Palestine, in Iraq, and in Sudan. The conventional wisdom is that, in the final analysis, Palestine lies at the core of all the mayhem. The linkage between the repeated Lebanese crises and the Palestinian issue is only too obvious. The proclivity of Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 311–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903471181
Published: 01 January 2010
...Ghassan Salamé This article is the text of an address given by Ghassan Salamé at the ‘Oil and Money’ Conference convened in London, UK, on 21 October 2009. In it, the author deals with what the ambiguous, amorphous, elastic and politically expedient term ‘Middle East’ has connoted historically and...