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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (3): 25–46.
Published: 03 September 2018
...Khalil Al-Anani How do Islamist movements perceive citizenship rights, particularly in conservative societies such as the case in the Middle East? This study attempts to answer this question by examining the case of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Conventional wisdom demonstrates that Islamic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 111–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... political expansion in parliament. The Brotherhood entered into a coalition with other Islamist parties including two Salafist parties, forming an Islamist bloc, but their experience ended with their removal from power and significant changes in the structure of the Brotherhood. Based on the political...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 63–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mohammed El-Msaoui Many debates between Islamists and secularists have taken place in the Arab political sphere with the aim of building bridges of communication between the two actors who contributed to the transformations that have taken place in the Arab world. Despite the multiple dialogues...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 91–109.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Youssef Mohammad Sawani This paper examines the origin and the relationship between Islamist and non-Islamist political trends in Libya, highlighting the development of the contestation between the two before and after the fall of Gaddafi’s rule. The relationship appears to be that of a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (3): 351–364.
Published: 01 July 2016
... continue as the political representative of the Islamists, particularly in light of the ban on the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. CONTACT Ahmed Zaghloul Shalata ahmedzaghloul1@gmail.com * This article is a summary of the book of the same title published in Arabic by the Centre for Arab Unity...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (2): 189–197.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Fawaz A. Gerges American foreign policy does not seem to have undergone radical changes in its position towards Islamists. Instead, Islamists seem to display willingness to make a transition and cater for vital American interests in the Arab world - mainly with regard to the following four points...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (1): 28–40.
Published: 01 January 2013
... internal succession burdens as Islamists in other Arab countries won seats in elected parliaments. The regime responded by deploying tight security measures at home and adopting three strategies to contain the outcome of the Arab uprisings: containment, counter-revolution and revolution. This article...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (3): 382–397.
Published: 01 July 2012
...’ thesis. * Email: youssef.sawani@gmail.com © 2012 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2012 Arab Spring Arab Nationalist Thought Islamists Arab nationalists New Arabism New Arab Order Historical Mass Mass Media Youth End of Arabism The end of pan-Arabism revisited...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2012
... proclamation political parties civil society February 17th coalitions military councils Islamists liberals UN plan Post-Qadhafi Libya: interactive dynamics and the political future Youssef Mohammad Sawani* Professor of Political Science, Libyan University, Tripoli, Libya; former Director of the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (1): 68–85.
Published: 01 January 2012
... sparked by the intervention of the military to stop the 1992 elections in which the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) was emerging victorious brought this issue to the forefront. Islamist organizations influenced by the exclusivist thought of Sayyid Quṭb such as the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) in particular...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (4): 431–444.
Published: 01 October 2011
... of civil war in the event that Syrians and the regime prove unable or unwilling to sort out their issues, and the presence of armed Islamist groups at the local level is a genuine threat where such are capable of drawing elements of the general population closer and into the sphere of radical...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (2): 214–228.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Hesham al-Awadi This article argues that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's policy changes towards the Muslim Brotherhood were based on their ability to effectively challenge the legitimacy of the regime. This rested on the Islamists’ ability to provide social services via a well-organized...