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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-291–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001A
Published: 01 March 2018
... post-Gaddafi phase. It suggests that although ideology, specifically references to Islam, became crucial in the political contention between Islamists and non-Islamists, the cleavage was not entirely ideological, as both trends considered the Islamic identity of Libya central to their political...
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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
... the Gaddafi era as well as the failure to adopt and implement reconciliation post the 2011 conflict. Therefore, it is argued that the first step towards realizing peace, security, and development is a departure from the current approach and the necessity of bringing in the real players to agree on a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124156–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.156
Published: 01 December 2019
... Badreddine Houchati discusses the issue of religious movements and the problems of democratic transition in the Maghreb countries, the post-revolutionary situation in Tunisia, initially speculating on whether there are religious characteristics of democracy, and how to apply democracy in a society that is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102171–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1297564
Published: 01 April 2017
... debacle and instability is most likely to continue. CONTACT Youssef Mohammad Sawani youssef.sawani@gmail.com © 2017 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2017 Libya post-Gaddafi disarmament demobilization reintegration security sector reform state-building Arab Spring Security...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
... state and its citizens for generations to come ( Eyadat and Schaefer 2013 , 203). Rightly said, Libya in the post-Gaddafi era represents a failed state—ungoverned and unstable—where political divisions, widespread violence, and other socioeconomic tensions are governing the current landscape of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12175–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121005
Published: 01 March 2019
... University Press . Sawani, Youssef M . 2012 . “ Post-Gaddafi Libya: Interactive Dynamics and the Political Future .” Contemporary Arab Affairs 5 ( 1 ): 1 – 26 . Sawani, Youssef M . 2013 . Libya: At-Thawra wa Tahaddiyat Binae Ad-dawla . Beirut : Centre for Arab Unity Studies . Sawani...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2257–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000015
Published: 01 March 2018
... an imminent economic boom fraught with huge bankable opportunities for their companies under a post-Gaddafi political establishment. But in sharp contrast to such heady optimism, Libya was driven into a bloody civil war with rival factions and forces from different parts of the country all engaging...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 101148–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1273675
Published: 01 January 2017
... Stansfield. 2016. The Day After: What to Expect in post- Islamic State Mosul. RUSI Journal 161 (3): 14 20. Aouragh, Miriyam. 2016. Hasbara 2.0: Israel s Public Diplomacy in the Digital Age. Middle East Critique 25 (3): 271 297. Back, Irit. 2016. IGAD, Sudan, and South Sudan: Achievements and Setbacks of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94511–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1238612
Published: 01 October 2016
... members of the so-called Popular Mobilization Forces. Notwithstanding these developments, every war, in theory, must have an end. These countries will be confronted with challenges of post-war reconstruction and economic development which will require a great deal of resources and time. Equally important...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93347–350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1201962
Published: 01 July 2016
... things got out of control Mahmoud Gebril Chairman of the first Transitional National Council (Prime Minister), Cairo, Egypt On 23 August 2011, the Gaddafi regime became part of history, but when the revolution- aries who were fighting Gaddafi s security brigades around the airport came back to Tripoli...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 91132–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1118209
Published: 01 January 2016
... the revolution and deal with the reality of the post-Gaddafi period. The author blames this failure on the struggle for power and the desire of the parties on the political scene to control the new state. The starting points of these parties were factional, ideological and territorial, whether their...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82226–238 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1024034
Published: 01 April 2015
... with giant neighbours like Iran and Saudi Arabia? References are also made to Qatar s economic interests in Libya as a possible motive behind intervention (Roberts 2012). Qatar, an oil- and gas-rich country, poss- ibly wanted to play a big role in post-Gaddafi Libya s oil and gas industry. The post-war...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84523–534 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1077611
Published: 01 October 2015
... unjust policies, were prevalent among the NSR s elite. Armstrong also referred to the existence of a political thinker as one of the features of any revolution. For example, Khomeini in Iran, Castro in Cuba and Gaddafi in Libya provided this model; while for the Sudanese regime, Dr Hassan Al-Turabi was...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84535–552 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1078073
Published: 01 October 2015
... Cooperation Council (GCC); Arab League; dispute mediation; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Lebanese conflict; Yemeni crisis; Darfur conflict Introduction Regional and international organizations have increasingly played proactive roles in managing conflicts around the world, especially in the post-Second World War...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83295–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1057426
Published: 01 July 2015
... parallel entity was eliminated as Erdog an amended laws and expelled thousands of Gülen s followers from their posts, especially those in the police, judiciary, education and media sectors. In addition, the peace process between Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), led by Abdullah Öcalan, did...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 71129–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.867624
Published: 01 January 2014
... fall of the Gaddafi regime. The author contends that political Islam became violent when the Islamists moved to cloak the Arab revolutions in the mantle of Islam, which resulted in the division of Muslims on the position of religion in society and the state. Divisions also emerged among Muslims over...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 64552–566 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.850772
Published: 01 October 2013
... Myung-bak administration was quick to recognize the National Transitional Council of Libya, even providing the council with aid worth US$1 million through the World Food Program (CNN 2011). However, in spite of such developments, it remains to be seen whether post-Gaddafi Libya will be as stable and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 7136–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.880281
Published: 01 January 2014
... somewhat distorts its image in the eyes of the post-uprising Arab regimes. However, this revolutionary face places Iran as a model that may be followed by some of the Arab Spring revolutions, or, at least as a player with which to build up political relations, so as to benefit from its experience and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 62198–210 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.782718
Published: 01 April 2013
... inherent in the manner in which the transitional process is managed in each country, and Libya is a case in point on account of the extreme difficulties the process is encountering. There are reser- vations round the post-Gaddafi period, specifically concerning the new elite s ability to bring political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63476–484 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.814247
Published: 01 July 2013
... Gaddafi: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution. London: Saqi. 374 pp. Cole, Peter and McQuinn, Brian, eds, 2013. The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath. London: Hurst. 320 pp. Di Mauro, Danilo, 2012. The UN and the Arab Israeli Conflict: American Hegemony and UN Intervention Since 1947. London...