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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12149–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802015766
Published: 01 April 2008
...Salim El Hoss Lebanon has never experienced an extended interval of sustainable peace since its independence. In 1975, Lebanon was the scene of a civil war. In 1982, a full-scale war was mounted by Israel. In the process massacres were perpetrated by the Israelis. The current crisis has been...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1323–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.3
Published: 16 June 2020
...Luna Abuswaireh © 2020 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2020 References Stockholm International Peace Research (SIPRI) . 2019 . SIPRI Yearbook 2019: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security . Oxford : Oxford University Press . United Nations . 2015 a. “SDGs...
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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; 132121–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.121
Published: 16 June 2020
... of the new millennium, the United Nations increasingly emphasized the concept of human security, drawing a strong nexus between human rights and peace (as could be seen in the Millennium Summit); while the events of 9/11 made it clearer that the Arab world needed a renewal of its human rights...
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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
... lacking in both design and resources. Based on the lessons drawn from international case studies and best practices, in order for national reconciliation in Libya to be effective and positively impact governance and institutions to build sustained peace, some important practical considerations have to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 131128–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.1.128
Published: 01 March 2020
... between the “Muslim Brotherhood” and secular figures of the “Damascus Declaration,” issued in October in 2005 by numerous opposition groups and individuals calling for gradual and peaceful transition to a multiparty democracy in Syria. The book consists of two main sections. The first is reminiscent...
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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
... conflicts, as well as being at risk of stirring up other embedded conflicts, the fact of which resulted in the EU’s serious consideration of a “peace-building” project in the neighborhood ( Mirimanova 2010 , 1). It is an ambitious project that consequently led to the publication of an official document by...
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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
... gold is transacted in yuan ( Canally 2016 ). All this raised concerns to the point that some analysts claimed “the AIIB is one more domino fall and signals a growing anti-dollar alliance in the Eastern world” ( Henderson 2016/2019 , n.p.). 3. The author suggests that President Hu’s peaceful...
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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
... meetings, peaceful demonstration, as well as the prohibition of the practice of torture, arbitrary or secret arrest, forced disappearance, etc. The amended constitution specified that the state “is committed to subscribe to the principles, rights and obligations enunciated in international charters and...
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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
... organization and the mobilization of hundreds of thousands of people, which typically was calm and peaceful; the second was linked to the subsequent political protests on social issues (Al-Karai 2010, 95), which began to emerge gradually, dividing Morocco in half: one side controlled by the Islamists and the...
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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
.... 1989 . “ Islam and Democracy in Egypt .” Current History 88 : 93 – 97 . Brown , Jonathan. 2011 . “ Salafis and Sufis in Egypt .” December 20 . Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment for Peace . Brown , Nathan. 2013 . “ Islam and Politics in the New Egypt .” April 23 . Washington...
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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
..., “its fruits would be concrete in the West where people would be living in the paradise of love, beauty and peace whereas the biggest part of the world would be still struggling for survival/earning their living.” In short, the Third World, in Hadi’s view, was confronting “problems of backwardness...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12341–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123003
Published: 03 September 2019
..., remains in a chaotic state and, therefore, largely embodies the legacy of Syria and Libya. In such formidable circumstances, how far federalism and decentralization can ensure peace and stability and contribute to the building of a stable state structure in Yemen ( Clausen 2018a ) remains an open question...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
... Republic 2017 ), called for an end to hostilities between the rebels (but not the terrorists) and government forces in de-escalation zones in four regions of Syria. This caused some degree of puzzlement, as it looked like Russia was bombing Idlib while talking about a peaceful settlement, and at the same...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122171–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122009
Published: 02 June 2019
... . 2019 In February 1971, Sadat announced an initiative for peace in which he offered Israel to withdraw its forces from the Suez Canal straits in exchange for reopening the Suez Canal to international navigation. That initiative was a decisive turning point in Sadat’s coup against Nasiriyah. It was...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... Cold War.” Journal of Peace Research 30 ( 1 ): 1 – 6 . Then came the Nasser’s revolution, which was always asserting the important view of “looking beyond the borders,” specifically beyond Sinai, or what he called “facts of time and place.” For this reason, Nasser wrote: “Rafah is not the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
... Islam was peaceful and that people were free to believe or disbelieve in any religion. Another insisted that jihad (the call to fight the enemy) should be an institutional call, not something that was up to an individual to initiate. The same preacher called for Christians and Muslims to stand...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12225–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122002
Published: 02 June 2019
... sustain opposition.” In the case of Bahrain, the urban movements fall within the case of dominated groups. Their production on social media offers an example of ideologies subversive to the dominant groups. To begin, it is necessary to analyze the sociocultural practice that comprises the situational...
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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; 121125–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121008
Published: 01 March 2019
... consolidate its hegemony over the region and oil resources in order to maintain its supremacy in the global economy. It also details the Israeli attempts aimed at normalizing ties with the Gulf States since the Madrid peace conference in 1991 up to the present. The author emphasizes the importance of...