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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122151–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122007
Published: 02 June 2019
... uprisings of 2011 in which it had stable and long-term partners, in contrast to Doha. The difference in their socio-political, economic, and geopolitical interests pushed Riyadh and Doha into adopting contrasting policies towards the issues they face in the region. While Qatar bet on the rise of the MB...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1213–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121001
Published: 01 March 2019
...Blanca Camps-Febrer; Guillem Farrés-Fernández Following the long trail of critique that emerged from first- and second-generation security sector reform (SSR) programs, this paper introduces a new theoretical framework for the socio-political analysis of the security sector that will enhance the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11441–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114003
Published: 04 December 2018
..., and that women’s political presence is a key marker of a country’s democratic progress ( Parween 2018 ; Walby 2000 ). For Arab women, democracy is a measure of modernity that offers the opportunity to build alternatives to conservative traditions; yet, in the face of Iraq’s socio-political clashes...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11325–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113002
Published: 03 September 2018
... as Maspero, in one of the worst attacks against Copts in recent decades. 1. By Islamists, I refer to active socio-political movements that use Islam as a frame of reference in everyday life. More specifically, I mean movements that accept political participation as the only means for pursuing...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2319–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000020
Published: 01 March 2018
... Iran-Iraq War .” The Journal of the Middle East and Africa 8 ( 2 ): 175 – 96 . Zelkovitz, Ido . 2017 . “ The Battle over Sovereignty: Stamps, Post, and the Creation of a New Palestinian Socio-Political Order, 1994–2000 .” The Journal of the Middle East and Africa 8 ( 2 ): 197 – 210...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104633–641 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399655
Published: 01 October 2017
.... Library of Modern Middle East Studies. London: I. B. Tauris. 304 pp. Krieg, Andreas. 2017. Socio-Political Order and Security in the Arab World: From Regime Security to Public Security. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 281 pp. Renahan, Thomas M. 2017. The Struggle for Iraq: A View from the Ground Up. Washing...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102171–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1297564
Published: 01 April 2017
... socio-political and economic experiment of the Jamahiriya and its failure to establish a viable modern state. Nevertheless, it should be pointed out that the failure of the Gaddafi regime should not be taken as justification for another failure to occur with regard to an inclusive state-building process...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10132–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1279386
Published: 01 January 2017
... the increasing socio-economic meltdown and political insecurity. This article argues that the regime-change agenda carried out by the United States and its allies supporting anti-government protesters in Egypt failed dismally judging by the instability that prevailed following the fall of both Mubarak...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 10151–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1281552
Published: 01 January 2017
... the Sadat era, one from Nasser s. In the former case, when the 1973 war, as a critical juncture, was secur- itized as a war of revenge, ignoring other aspects of the Arab Israeli conflict, and revenge was presumably attained, a different socio-political dynamic ensued as other strategic imperatives...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 1011–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1272225
Published: 01 January 2017
.... Russia moved from its defensive and hesitant position of dealing with the Arab Spring and its repercussions towards a combative position in the Syrian crisis. Similarly, Russia s relations with Tehran were strengthened during their political dealings over this crisis and Russia s direct military...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94511–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1238612
Published: 01 October 2016
...Ali El Dean Hillal Dessouki Within the framework of risk analysis – considered one of the important perspectives for understanding socio-political systems, and their sources of cohesion or instability – this paper provides a general account of the major developments that have occurred in the Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93428–444 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1191786
Published: 01 July 2016
... power in the Arab world. No other state holds as much widespread cultural attractiveness around the globe as much as the United States. Yet, America’s political and cultural popularity in the Middle East, including the Arab world, is still relatively low when compared with other regions of the world. In...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92320–328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157986
Published: 01 April 2016
... Equality, and Underage Mar- riage: A View from Morocco and Jordan. Review of Faith and International Affairs 13 (3): 32 40. Sahraoui, Nina. 2015. Acquiring Voice through Exit : How Moroccan Emigrants Became a Driving Force of Political and Socio-Economic Change. Journal of North African Studies 20 (4...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92302–309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156895
Published: 01 April 2016
... through a transitional stage while facing the danger of ter- rorism and the danger of confusion. The difficult socio-economic situation provides a plethora of opportunities for the forces hostile to democracy, whether the point of CONTEMPORARY ARAB AFFAIRS 303 departure is Islam or the logic of hostility...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84505–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1079979
Published: 01 October 2015
...Hakim Khatib The empirical literature has focused on political, socio-economic and even religious indicators when attempting to understand the rise of Islamic factions in Egypt, thereby minimizing the role of cultural aspects in driving mobilization and contestation processes in the Arab World...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83398–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1050280
Published: 01 July 2015
... emerged as a legitimate force in the country demanding al-Nahḍah to redefine its role and strategy. While in power al-Nahḍah faced multifarious political, social and economic challenges that compelled it to devise new strategies and policies to suit the changing socio-political climate. In addition to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 82265–274 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1024486
Published: 01 April 2015
... de quelques penseurs liba- nais. International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies 8 (2 3): 175 186. Van Hamme, Gilles, Alia Gana, and Maher Ben Rebbah. 2014. Social and Socio-Ter- ritorial Electoral Base of Political Parties in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia. The Journal of North African Studies 19...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8165–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.976404
Published: 01 January 2015
... relations (Laidi 2012, 128). The demands of the Egyptian protesters therefore gradually moved from asking socio-economic reforms and the firing of the Prime Minister and the Minister of Interior to requiring that Mubarak appoints a Vice President and rerunning the December 2010 parliamentary elections, to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74526–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.948313
Published: 01 October 2014
... couple of countries that would be expected to belong to a different cluster given their socio-economic background. Potential reasons as to why those countries do not perform as expected are now explained. Cluster 1 Cluster 1 (C1) is characterized by both very low FPM and very low FIM. By low FPM is meant...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 73464–476 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.932108
Published: 01 July 2014
... Economic Review 28 (1): 48 73. Morelli, Massimo, and Costantino Pischedda. 2014. The Turkey KRG Energy Part- nership: Assessing its Implications. Middle East Policy 21 (1): 107 121. Paciello, Maria Cristina. 2013. Delivering the Revolution? Post-Uprising Socio- Economics in Tunisia and Egypt...