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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
...) was dissolved. Khalid Nizar succeeded in putting Bendjedid out of office. He then formed a supreme council of state that established military control in Algeria until Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s rise to power in 1999. The number and influence of French officers decreased following the death of some in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44463–483 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.632229
Published: 01 October 2011
... not impossible to characterize the media as strictly a passive observer of events and not also an active participant in initiatives for democratic transition and other. Finally, while previous incarnations of state control and censorship of Arab media have been diminished or shed outright in a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
.... In turn, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem stated that Turkish-controlled Iskenderun province was Syrian territory, and the Syrian government would return it under its own sovereignty ( Muallem 2018a , 2018b ). Meanwhile, the defeat of the Kurds was a key goal of Erdogan’s domestic policy and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122105–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122005
Published: 02 June 2019
... control systems, with hard and soft, visible and invisible components that are practiced by the Israeli authorities in an effort to bring about the geopolitical, demographic policies, and urban changes desired by the state in Jerusalem. TABLE 1. Plans Prepared and Approved for Palestinian...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102171–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1297564
Published: 01 April 2017
.... Their militias flourished thanks to the lucrative financial handouts that governments paid to them. To complicate matters, additional militias sprang up in the absence of any sort of viable state/institutional control on the part of the nascent ‘state’ or an inability to restrict and monopolize the use...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-291–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001A
Published: 01 March 2018
... political competition for the control of resources and positions of power, yet it also argues that ideology and ideas have a role to play, as they constitute the instruments deployed in this struggle, which has, with foreign involvement and backing of different sides, reduced Libya to a “failed state.” 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
... Legitimacy amidst Economic Crises (Middle East Brief) . Waltham : Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University . Tadros , Mariz . 2006 . “State Welfare in Egypt since Adjustment: Hegemonic Control with a Minimalist Role .” Review of African Political Economy 33 ( 108...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132138–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.138
Published: 16 June 2020
... of a failing education system. The book is composed of two parts. In the first, containing chapters 1 and 2, Alayan details the historical development of the State of Israel, the major wars fought, and the historical progression of the city of Jerusalem. In chapter 2, she specifically details the...
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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
.... Finally, the fifth chapter presents the deterioration of the Arab health system and Israel’s applications in the field of bio-politics to control the health and life of the Palestinian people. Mohammed Karam Abd Ali al-Samarrai, The Position of the United States of America on the Kurdish Issue in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13281–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.81
Published: 16 June 2020
... to dramatic changes in the situation in the Middle East. With the dawn of the new millennium, the United States took measures that would ensure its supremacy vis-à-vis contenders to its international hegemony. Full control of the Middle East was a prerequisite for US continued hegemony of the world...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13227–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.27
Published: 16 June 2020
... autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) modeling to examine whether there are short- and long-term associations between the variables mentioned above. Table 1. Levels of Control and Repression Table 2. Long-Term Relationships for Protest Action, 2007–18 Table 3. Short-Term Error Correction...
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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
... nothing to do with the Eastern question that engulfed the Ottoman Empire before and during World War I. Additionally while World War II did not start the process of creating Israel, it accelerated it since the United States became an active supporter of the Zionist project. The second conclusion explains...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13254–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.54
Published: 16 June 2020
... opinion and expression, while the absence of democracy generates a state of political and ideological despotism. The loss of basic rights and freedom of individuals negatively affects political stability of countries’ religious and moral trends, as well as developmental trends which represent an...
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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
... controlled the state institutions in charge of the economic management in Lebanon. Rival political elites, including former militia leaders Nabih Birri, Walid Junblat, and Elie Hobeiqa, appropriated rent by using Lebanon’s welfare agencies as patronage instruments. They put their men and women in charge...
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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
... overwhelmed with the outpouring of victims of war, mass migration, and domestic challenges. In effect, these events have shed a light on the problem of maintaining these borders, as they have become critical zones that exist at the limits of state control and governing institutions. This research effort...
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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
...-saving function, nor the need for classic security sector reform to strengthen accountability, civilian control, and transparency. Instead, the challenge is, or should be, threefold: the rebuilding of state structures; the launch of a nation-building process to overcome regional disparities and ethnic...
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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. 2020; 131123–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.123
Published: 01 March 2020
... towards the colonialist movement that led the Zionist takeover of Palestine, which later resulted in the formation of the Zionist state: Israel. Chapter 3 exposes the objectives from which the negotiations started between Herzl and Abdul Hamid. Herzl aimed at obtaining documents that allowed...
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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
... ). It has also established itself as the largest trading partner of at least ten of the Arab states and Iran ( Sun and Zoubir 2018 , 229). Between 2004, when the China–Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) was created, and 2017, trade volumes increased more than fivefold, from around US$36.4 billion to...
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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
... professionalism” is the best way to ensure civilian control of the military. Focusing, in particular, on the officer corps, Huntington has argued that military professionalism implies a specific expertise in the use of force, a primary responsibility within the state for military functions and the existence of a...