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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
.... Great Britain and France emerged victorious and had their own plans for the Arab Near East. According to the SykesPicot Agreement, which they secretly signed in 1916, Syria and Lebanon were to come under French colonial rule, while Iraq, Jordan, and Palestine were to be colonized by the British ( Zeine...
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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
... situation to the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the SykesPicot Agreement (1916) after World War I, which divided up the spoils of war in the Near East according to the preferences of the victorious, and not taking into account the intricate histories and cultures of the numerous ethnicities, relations, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 1143–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114001
Published: 04 December 2018
... implementation of the Sykes-Picot Agreement (1916) between France and Britain in dividing the Ottoman territories of the Mashriq. The partition of Mashriq territories gave rise to the emergence of a new ruling elite whose interests were mainly regional, and not nationalistic, in nature. This is one of the main...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104627–632 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1405586
Published: 01 October 2017
... outbreak of the Arab Spring CONTEMPORARY ARAB AFFAIRS, 2017 VOL. 10, NO. 4, 627 632 uprisings that opened the door to foreign interventions seeking a new Sykes Picot agreement to divide the Arab region further into more failed political entities. The author recalls the implications of the Sykes Picot...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2297–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000017
Published: 01 March 2018
... the defunct Ottoman Sultanate via the Sykes-Picot Agreement. Here again, Corms paints a succinct historical fresco of events since WWII through the decolonization process and the incidences of the Cold War, the Arab aspirations to unity, the instrumentalization of religion for political purposes, and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 101141–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1282660
Published: 01 January 2017
... the Arab statelets at the same time that parallel negotiations were taking place with al-Sharif Husayn. British French negotiations led to the Sykes Picot Agreement in London on 16 May 1916, which inevitably had far reaching reper- cussions on the Arab world. The book is comprised of eight chapters...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 101118–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1241532
Published: 01 January 2017
..., constitute the history of contemporary Palestine. The first half of the 20th century witnessed the events that would shape and chart the course of the Palestinian case. These came in the form of clandestine agreements such as Sykes Picot and San Remo in addition to the Balfour Declaration, along with the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 1011–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1272225
Published: 01 January 2017
... plans to divide both Syria and Iraq, for example, along sectarian and ethnic bases under the pretext of solving the con- flicts there. Others have stated that this is the end of the Sykes Picot configuration and the maps of the region are being redrawn. This unprecedented situation has arisen from the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92237–251 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1151611
Published: 01 April 2016
... failure of the short-lived first unity experiment between Egypt and Syria (1958 61) that was considered as the beginning of a larger Arab movement of unity in breaking the borders imposed by the Sykes Picot agreement of 1916. The second failure was materialized by the spectacular Arab military defeat...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92282–301 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156908
Published: 01 April 2016
... its end and split off the ter- ritories and regions that had been affiliated to it or under its control. . The Arab Mashriq (East) was divided up between Britain and France according to the terms of the Sykes Picot Agreement and the dictates of their interests in abject disregard of the promises made...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84505–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1079979
Published: 01 October 2015
... of perceptual biases. At the beginning of the 20th century, as a part of their imperial interests, the British and French had manoeuvred and schemed to carve up the Ottoman Empire even before it collapsed. The Sykes Picot Agreement in 1916 between France and Britain earned them a reputation for...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 8196–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.990797
Published: 01 January 2015
... Al Dawliya (The International Politics Journal), no. 198, October 2014, pp. 42–48, www.siyassa.org.eg ** Email: ali@alieldean.net © 2014 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2014 Arab regional system SykesPicot Agreement ISIS Arab League Middle East OPINION The Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84592–601 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1090800
Published: 01 October 2015
.... Middle East Journal 69 (2): 222 236. Tira, Ron. 2015. Israeli Strategy for What Follows the Sykes Picot Era. Strategic Assessment 18 (1): 57 69. Valbjorn, Morten. 2015. Reflections on Self-Reflections: On Framing the Analytical Implications of the Arab Uprisings for the Study of Arab Politics...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74576–594 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.965567
Published: 01 October 2014
... establish an ideal democratic system, or did they know that it would lead to the situation we are currently encounter- ing? In both cases, it is a huge disaster. As we know, George Bush s plan was crystal clear, i.e. the disintegration of Iraq. We often hear nowadays about changing the Sykes Picot boundary...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2013; 63471–475 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2013.814246
Published: 01 July 2013
.... This book monitors the developments that took place in Palestine since the Sykes Picot Agreement and Balfour Declaration. It focuses on Palestinian experience within the Palestinian Israeli Conflict by focusing on two important issues. One is the Palestinian National Charter, which was endorsed in 1964...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 72283–298 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.917818
Published: 01 April 2014
... interpretation of this ideal model and that they fought about it. Shahrestani expressed this issue most eloquently when he wrote in his book Al-Milal wal Nihal [Sects and Creeds]: The most serious dis- agreement within the nation, is that of rulership, whereas, in Islam, swords were never drawn for a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33397–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.493710
Published: 01 July 2010
... in fact made by the West. The Sykes Picot Agreement, concluded during the First World War, which dismembered the Arab provinces of the Ottoman Sultanate into separate entities under the French and British mandates (and later on as independent states), illustrates that point. The book was written...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 4162–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.543779
Published: 01 January 2011
... out that the ARP is the non-governmental grassroots Arab vision for the future of the region. It is also a response to historical mishaps and conspiracies concocted by imperial powers both old and new, beginning with the Sykes Picot Agreement sealing the fate of the dismemberment of the Arab...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 44445–462 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.621385
Published: 01 October 2011
..., but without resort to direct international intervention, especially French, and would at the same time serve as a barrier to creeping Russian and communist expansion to India and Africa.1 Comprehensive and far-reaching, this plan was in harmony with the spirit of the Sykes Picot Agree- ment that did...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42127–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.575106
Published: 01 April 2011
.... Instead of realizing the prom- ised and cherished goal of establishing an Arab state in Greater Syria and Iraq, the Sykes-Picot Pact divided the Arab countries of the Middle East into five statelets. The years between the end of the Great War and that of the Second World War were times of struggles for...