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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93445–460 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1189108
Published: 01 July 2016
... of petitions, he took a number of initiatives, such as the National Dialogue, gradually changed the composition of the Majlis al-Shura and introduced marginal improvements in the rights of women and Shia minorities. The true importance of Abdullah s reform measures can be noticed in changes in some...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44501–523 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.628966
Published: 01 October 2011
... Spring ; Gulf countries; the Bahraini opposition; the Saudi street; the Saudi opposition; democratic transition; the Ikhwan and the revolt at al-Sablah; unemployment; national dialogue initiatives; Wefaq movement in Bahrain; the Pearl Roundabout; Arab projects of state Repercussions of the Arab movements...
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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
... conflict whatsoever. The parties, instead, promised to initiate a dialogue promoting the Lebanese state’s authority over all Lebanese territory in order to ensure the state’s and citizens’ security and to preserve the continuity of the formula of coexistence and civil peace among all Lebanese people, in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
... university education. What Egypt now needs is an open and earnest national dialogue on how rights, duties, and social solidarity should contribute to a more comprehensive and integrated social policy agenda ( Jawad 2013 ). In 2014, the IMF urged Egypt to adopt “prudent economic management” coupled with...
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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
..., ensuring buy-in from major actors, and a media communication plan to launch a national dialogue. Stakeholders, including women and the youth, should have a role to play in designing the reconciliation process and its structure and mechanism. This is vital and opens great opportunities for success...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131105–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.105
Published: 01 March 2020
... relations by intensifying political dialogue and by deepening economic integration, in accordance with the objectives of the European Security Strategy. Security-building in the neighborhood region, forming a convened group of friends, and protecting European borders are some of the factors that spurred...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13123–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.23
Published: 01 March 2020
... the Sinai Peninsula. The present actions of international assistance of the United Nations and European Union member states are discussed regarding their negotiation initiatives in Libya. Egypt’s alternative approach is discussed, whereby it is taking charge, whether multi- or unilaterally, of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124104–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.104
Published: 01 December 2019
... also surprising that no dissertation was written on Horkheimer and his work The Eclipse of Reason (1947) . Early dissertations at Egyptian universities on the Frankfurt School were very much influenced by ideological positions, which went beyond the translation of books, essays, and dialogues...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12417–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.17
Published: 01 December 2019
... . Barcelona : European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) . McCartney , Clem . 2004 . “Security Sector Reform, Potentials and Challenges for Conflict Transformation .” In Berghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation . Dialogue Series 2 : 1 – 76 . National Action Plan for Democracy and...
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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
... Nation . New York : St. Martin’s . Kildani , Edward O’Connell, and Audra K. Grant. 2008 . The Kefaya Movement: A Case Study of a Grassroots Reform Initiative . Santa Monica : RAND Corp . Kotob , S. Abed. 1995 . “ The Accommodationists Speak: Goals and Strategies of the Muslim...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12461–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.61
Published: 01 December 2019
... “debt” to Islam; Islamists must adopt the principle of human rights, diligence must be recognized as a virtue in legal matters; and both must recognize that the solution to social problems related to women is subject to a responsible dialogue between the two currents. Any study of the protests and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12365–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123004
Published: 03 September 2019
... national state has dealt with this public issue through unconventional authoritarian norms, rather than through dialogue, and respect for cultural specificities. As is the case in most African countries, ethnic and cultural aspects remain to this day the main issues impeding the construction of a national...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
... military bases and increasing the Saudi and Emirati economic role in the HoA were successful in containing the Iranian threats, direct dialogue with Ankara may be a feasible policy to understand the true nature of the Turkish role in this region, and what impact it may have on the security of Saudi Arabia...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
... then organized the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi. Russia continues attempts to reconcile the opposition in the Astana format ( MID 2018b ). The goal of Russian policy is to force the Syrian opposition to collaborate with the constitutional committee, without which its formation is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... dialogue amongst the Lebanese, human rights (statements that people have rights simply by being human irrespective of other considerations), an insistence on treating others, including Syrian refugees, like brothers and sisters, corruption, avoiding the collapse of the government, condemning the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122105–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122005
Published: 02 June 2019
..., which uses the daily procedural and civil structure to achieve a geopolitical complex and to develop the concept of settling differences through dialogue. Any examination of the current urban planning prepared and applied in Jerusalem shows how contrary it is to these values. Therefore, it is necessary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... resort to more and more violent actions in the form of urban guerrilla tactics in order to continue their activism given the continued crackdown of the security forces and failure of the civil dialogue. In such contexts, social media lead to a strengthening of the in-group boundaries that foster the rise...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12119–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121002
Published: 01 March 2019
... Dialogue 41 ( 4 ): 413 – 33 . Fischer, Martina , and Beatrix Schmelzle . 2009 . Building Peace in the Absence of States: Challenging the Discourse on State Failure . Berghof Handbook Dialogue No. 8. Berlin : Berghof Research Centre . Foucault, Michel . 1980 . Power/Knowledge: Selected...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121107–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121007
Published: 01 March 2019
... Counterterrorism Cooperation . November. Arlington : CAN’s Institute for Public Research . Tiamaz, Amine . 2018 . “Portes ouvertes DGSN: voici 5 unités spéciales de la police nationale.” Media24 September 29 . https://www.medias24.com/MAROC/NATION/DEFENSE/186221-Portes-ouvertes-DGSN-voici-5-unites...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1213–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121001
Published: 01 March 2019
... potential for reform and transformation. This introduction to the special issue gathers shared considerations among authors researching the security sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and promotes a dialogue for the improvement of the analysis of the sector within its socio-political...