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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 17–36.
Published: 01 December 2019
... responsibility for accountability. © 2019 by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2019 security securitization democracy authoritarianism political transition popular uprisings There is no doubt that the essential factor for the Arab transition from authoritarian to democratic rule is the...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (2): 239–251.
Published: 01 April 2015
... © 2015 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2015 Arab Spring authoritarianism Islamists and ISIS lack of leadership sectarianism external interventionism COMMENT The spring that has not flowered: what went wrong with the Arab Spring Michael Sakbani* Herbert Walker School of Business, Webster...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (4): 544–564.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Federico Battera This article argues that differences in Arab authoritarian regimes were mainly linked to the relationship between the state, the political party in power and the military. By exploring such differences in Tunisia, Egypt and Syria prior to the 2011 crisis, they are explained in the...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (3): 445–463.
Published: 01 July 2008
... elections, particularly with the introduction of the 2007 constitutional amendments, demonstrates its determination to re-consolidate its authoritarian practices. Corresponding Address : Email: email@example.com © 2008 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2008 Egypt democracy...