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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74565–575 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.950081
Published: 01 October 2014
... China possibly lacking sufficient creativity to displace the United States from its privileged position. There are no simple answers to such complex issues. Concern for the rise and fall of nations is of constant interest in Western literature, but by contrast concern in the Arab world is limited in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94552–564 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1229421
Published: 01 October 2016
...Ahmed Al Rawi In presenting their characters and political ideologies, Desmond Stewart (1924–81) and Ethel Mannin (1900–84) are both unique among British fiction writers because they offered different portrayals of the post-colonial Arab world than what was mostly found in Western mainstream...
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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
... asymmetrical, coercive and Western centric. Now, as non-Western states gain power, the old order is giving way to a “decentered and post-hegemonic multiplex world” where a plethora of parallel and regional orders are emerging. Emanating from this, postcolonialism has generally argued that current global norms...
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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
... emphasis on the fact that the EU should be more involved in crises prevention and their management. It also would have to play an active role in resolving the Arab–Israeli conflict and the Western Sahara impasse. The “conditionality” principle of the European Neighborhood Policy has been stressed...
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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
... protests and large demonstrations taking place in the area, this book highlights the importance of promoting gender studies with the aim of dealing with women’s resistance to prejudicial laws against feminist activism in the Arab world. Ibrahim Hajjaj, Theater and Politics: The Implications of...
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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
...://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/zu-ebooks/detail.action?docID=5295090 . Zakaria , Fareed . 1998 . From Wealth to Power. The Unusual Origins of America’s World Role . Princeton : Princeton University Press . Egypt’s Western Desert, which lies west of the Nile Valley, covers about 700,000 km 2 and makes up...
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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
... to their own followers. Their practices are central to the reproduction of sectarian identity in Lebanon. Hariri was part of a wider global trend. His policies served the interests of a new class of elites and he believed that by building “a world class infrastructure” in Beirut he could make...
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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
.... This is particularly true in eastern and southern Libya, but to a lesser degree in the western part of the country, as the GNA appointments reveal. According to observers and comments on popular social media outlets, all ex-regime elements who have suitable expertise and are not implicated in any...
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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
... French regime was to exert effective influence on the country and control its foreign policy to meet French aspirations and ambitions in both Africa and the Arab world. This conclusion suggested to several observers the fall of the Algerian elite, responsible for decision-making, under French influence...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43360–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.595963
Published: 01 July 2011
..., questioned and/or adapted in the Arab world. The author explores the question of viable development and accumulation in countries emerging from systems of pre-capitalist relations, and attempts to assess whether or not Western expectations and policies – such as those of the World Bank, the International...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124121–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.121
Published: 01 December 2019
... emancipation of brown, Islamic North Africa would inevitably…stir both Mohammedan and pagan Negroes against white rule. Islam is, in fact, the intimate link between the brown and black worlds. ( Stoddard 1921 , 85–86) It is crucial to point out that this fear of non-Western peoples took place after the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2014; 74499–509 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2014.955986
Published: 01 October 2014
... Iraqi scholar and sociologist Ali Al-Wardi and describes how he adapted the sociological concepts useful in analysing Western societies and combined them with the work of the forerunner of Arab sociology, Ibn Khaldoun, in applying them to the Arab world. The article explores the problems that have...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1243–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.3
Published: 01 December 2019
... Western countries and the Arab region, and with other regions in the developing world, to the extent that some recently founded countries were established according to their identity components. These include East Timor, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and South Sudan, and even Iraqi Kurdistan would also have...
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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
... rather than reason and objective scientific knowledge ( Hadi 1977 , 277). The Arab world, according to Hadi, did not have the luxury of consumption in Western societies, and, therefore, problems of consumerism were not applicable to backward societies of the Third World, which did not enjoy the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 124165–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.165
Published: 01 December 2019
... and 1911, when Italian troops invaded the Turkish province of Libya in the face of the declining power of the Ottoman Empire vis-à-vis the increasing Western colonial powers, particularly the French troops who seized control of Algeria in 1830 and Tunisia in 1881, and the British troops who took over...
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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
... civilian world, the military would, according to him, be willing to submit itself to the civilian authorities. In other words, it is through the development of a distinct and relatively independent professional category of soldier and officer, and thus of military professionalism, that the military will...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12321–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123002
Published: 03 September 2019
... said, and in his view: “Russia poses threats that have evolved beyond external or military aggression, and now include influence operations targeting America and the Western world” ( Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 2019 ). The United States needs more resources “to counter Russia’s malign influence in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... Western Europe since World War II ( Voll and Esposito 1994 , 3–11). We can conclude that there is an objective relationship between political actors and the overall conditions present in the social and political environments around them. The exclusion or marginalization that any political group or...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 123127–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123008
Published: 03 September 2019
... the Armenian quarter on the western side to the western wall of the Al Aqsa Mosque on the eastern side, is witnessing a relentless effort aimed at introducing major changes to portray a different narrative of Jerusalem’s history. The book includes five chapters discussing, consecutively, the PLO...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
... balance against other states to defend political values, ideological principles, and a favorable world order ( Thakur 2003 ). Competition and rivalry in the Horn of Africa (HoA) have recently shifted from international players to regional actors. One of the manifest trends of this shift is the...