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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
...Kamal Dib Lebanon, a multi-confessional state, is undergoing a deep socioeconomic change that could trigger a review of its constitutional arrangement. The tiny republic on the Mediterranean was born in 1920 as a liberal democracy with a market economy, where the Christians had the upper hand in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12253–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122003
Published: 02 June 2019
...Sari Hanafi This study investigates the preachers and their Friday sermons in Lebanon, raising the following questions: What are the profiles of preachers in Lebanon and their academic qualifications? What are the topics evoked in their sermons? In instances where they diagnosis and analyze the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12139–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121003
Published: 01 March 2019
... SSR, or even be the very origin of the conception of SSR programs. 8. Hariri was closely allied with some of the key members of the regime of Hafez al-Assad, including Vice-President Abdul Halim Khaddam (responsible for administering Lebanon until 1998), the army chief of staff...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11483–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114005
Published: 04 December 2018
... social sciences—the systematic study of man and society which had emerged in the West—have been slowly making their way into these institutions, alongside a number of other changes. This article investigates, qualitatively, the religious training of Shia men of religion in Lebanon in order to explore the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102187–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1311601
Published: 01 April 2017
...Tine Gade Research on violent spillovers in civil war has often exaggerated the potential for conflict contagion. The case of Lebanon is a counter-example. Despite the massive pressure of the horrific war in next-door Syria, it has, against all odds, remained remarkably stable – despite the influx...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12187–210 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910801951748
Published: 01 April 2008
...Ziad Hafez This article focuses on the political narrative in Lebanon before and after the Israeli war against Lebanon in 2006. It revolves around the subject of national unity as a sine qua non condition for success for the Lebanese resistance led by Hezbollah. A major consequence of the narrative...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12273–286 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910801951789
Published: 01 April 2008
...Hassan Nafaa This article deals with the international repercussions of the recent Israeli attack on Lebanon, and the way in which it differs from previous Arab-Israeli wars. The first part addresses the root causes of the conflict and considers the reasons that made the war on Lebanon a joint...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12169–186 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910801951763
Published: 01 April 2008
...Khair El-Din Haseeb This opening article is an overview of the various issues addressed in a symposium held in early September 2006 in the aftermath of the war that took place between Israel and Lebanon in the summer of that year. It analyses the reasons behind the war and its repercussions for...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12237–253 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910801951805
Published: 01 April 2008
... Yousef Ahmad, Institute of Arab Studies and Research, 1 Arab Lawyers Association Street, Cairo, Egypt; Email: iars@iarsecs.org © 2008 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2008 Israel Lebanon war of 2006 the Arab dimension Hezbollah future of Arab-Israeli conflict The Israeli war on...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 12211–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910801951755
Published: 01 April 2008
... illustrated one of the parties to the war on Lebanon. David's king, Saul, who had failed so far to defeat Goliath, envied David his success and saw him as a threat. He harboured malicious intent towards him and resolved to pursue him until he was able to kill him (1 Samuel 17). * Corresponding Address...
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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. 2008; 113–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910701812248
Published: 01 January 2008
...; and Lebanon is suffering the repercussions of one of the most unrelenting and intense military campaigns ever mounted on a civil society this century. Is this a chance occurrence or is there a common thread that explains the causes, perpetrators, features and future settlement prospects of the three...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 1115–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910701812255
Published: 01 January 2008
... on regional and international players such as Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Iran, as well as Israel and the USA. The article concludes that neither Israel nor Hezbollah won the war but that the conflict left Lebanon and the region more unstable and vulnerable to further shocks. * Corresponding...