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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1133–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113001
Published: 03 September 2018
... in governmental policies and a shift in the politics in each country that has witnessed or suffered from the repercussions of these attacks; this has been exasperated further by the rise of Islamic State (ISIS). This study uses different types of data sources and focuses on the previous academic work...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94577–595 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1250361
Published: 01 October 2016
... countering the threats posed by ISIS to their national security by focusing on the counter-ISIS policies developed on the national level. The paper identifies three patterns of threats that include the recruitment of their citizens to join the conflict in Syria, the local replica of ISIS that has recently...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82181–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1016765
Published: 01 April 2015
...Hakim Mohsin Al-Rubaie Politics and economics are described as being inseparably and inextricably related, such that economic discourse is also political discourse. Policies are only a reflection of the opinions and ideas of the ruling institutions, hence the economic system and its policies...
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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
...Djaouida Hamzaoui In 2004, the European Union proposed a project entitled the European Neighborhood Policy as a new strategic option. The project had been adopted by the European Council one year earlier in a proposal to the concerned states. The European Neighborhood Policy proposes the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
...Dmitry Grafov This article approaches Russia’s strategy of countering the United States indirectly by way of intermediate states. It is concerned with the reasons why Russia decided to engage in the Syrian conflict in 2015 and, from this perspective, the real goals of Russia’s policy in the region...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2009; 2173–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802577112
Published: 01 January 2009
...Ali El-Din Abd El-Badee Al-Qosbi As a result of empirical data gathered through sociological surveys, the author argues persuasively that Egyptian economic reform policies – largely based on structural readjustment and rehabilitation programmes devised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 14551–571 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802390854
Published: 01 October 2008
... the Gulf tribalism political pluralism regime legitimacy democracy and the GCC political control corruption in the Arabian Gulf The Arabian Gulf: political pluralism and the dilemma of totalitarian bureaucracies a study in the liberalization of monopolistic policies Fathi al-Afifi Zagazig...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122151–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122007
Published: 02 June 2019
...Sinem Cengiz This paper investigates the policies of both Ankara and Riyadh toward the ongoing crisis between Qatar and the Saudi-led quartet since mid-2017. The crisis has shaken the balance in the region and laid the foundation for new understandings regarding Gulf unity and regional order. On...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132100–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.100
Published: 16 June 2020
... Europeans. While racial policies were paramount in East Europe, including Germany, religious and strategic policies were as effective in the West, especially in Britain. Two points can be redrawn in this regard: That the question of Palestine was a Western question on both sides of the continent; it had...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 121107–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121007
Published: 01 March 2019
... allowed to enter the competition with traditional military elites. 10. On the “Morrocanization” laws passed during the 1970s and their effects on economic elites, see Berrada ( 1988 ) and Cammett ( 2004 ). 11. Laura Feliu has analyzed the French and North American policies of promotion of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1313–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.3
Published: 01 March 2020
..., illiberal policies were adopted in reconstruction, public finance, and monetary policy, coupled with unprecedented corruption at the highest levels. On 17 October 2019, the country exploded in a social revolution which could precipitate the death of the second republic or the demise of the country as...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13169–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.69
Published: 01 March 2020
... French regime was to exert effective influence on the country and control its foreign policy to meet French aspirations and ambitions in both Africa and the Arab world. This conclusion suggested to several observers the fall of the Algerian elite, responsible for decision-making, under French influence...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11419–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114002
Published: 04 December 2018
... institutions. Nevertheless, the Israeli occupation’s intention to repress Jerusalemites by shutting down their organizations has inadvertently opened up new opportunities for collective action. Since then, Jerusalemites have begun reviving traditional institutions and working to address Israeli policies. This...
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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. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
...Shady Ahmed Mansour; Yara Yehia Ahmed This article explains the active policies adopted by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) towards the Horn of Africa, which could be attributed to the existence of rival regional powers, especially Iran and Turkey, and their adoption of policies...
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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
... focus on Beijing’s foreign policy directly targeting the region, especially the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). But in doing so, they overlook another parallel channel through which China may have an important, even critical, impact: the consequences unfolding from China’s different challenges to the...
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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
... Middle East, and more so at the Libyan–Egyptian border. This research paper assesses the current security and policy problems of the Egyptian–Libyan border from Egypt’s national security perspective and the movement of ISIS militants across this border, which inevitably impacts Egypt’s Eastern border in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122105–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122005
Published: 02 June 2019
... in the planning systems itself and its allowances. This brief paper describes, analyzes, and critiques urban planning policies that constitute a trap and an indictment mechanism impeding the issuance of a building permit and land titles. The planning trap is part of a sophisticated complex matrix of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104510–521 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399641
Published: 01 October 2017
... Ahmed Alaa Fayed ahmed.fayed@dohainstitute.edu.qa ; ahmed.fayed@kcl.ac.uk © 2017 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2017 Corruption transparency governance Egypt The current status of corruption in Egypt Ahmed Alaa Fayeda,b aDepartment of Public Policy, Doha Institute for Graduate...
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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 implements the same colonial policy and thereby has become the biggest client, offering favors for obedience and allegiance to it. Today, this is the greatest challenge Mauritania faces to break free from traditional political practice and move towards democratization and a peaceful transfer...