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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2019
... California Akbar Zaidi Pakistan military Imran Khan foreign aid elite taxation China Belt Road Initiative Saudi Arabia International Monetary Fund World Bank PERSPECTIVE The Death Wish in Pakistan s Aid Dependence S. AKBAR ZAIDI 154 In the seven months since Imran Khan took of...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 359–362.
Published: 01 December 2018
... California Shibley Telhami Donald Trump Middle East foreign policy Islamic State diplomacy unilateralism Jerusalem Palestinians Israel Saudi Arabia Iran nuclear agreement PERSPECTIVE Trump s Reckless Middle East Gambles SHIBLEY TELHAMI 359 In recent decades, the inevitable changes...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 342–347.
Published: 01 December 2017
... foreign policy Saudi Arabia Gulf Cooperation Council Al Jazeera Bahrain Kuwait Oman United Arab Emirates UAE Iran Egypt Muslim Brotherhood Muhammad bin Salman Thani 342 Years of anger at Doha s brash regional policies may have made the opportunity to put Qatar back in its place...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 360–362.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Sheila Carapico Yemen war Saudi Arabia Gulf Cooperation Council Sunni Shia Houthis al-Qaeda Zaydi Arab Spring King Salman Muhammad bin PERSPECTIVE Arabia Infelix: The War Devouring Yemen SHEILA CARAPICO SHEILA CARAPICO is a professor of political science and inter- national studies...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 355–359.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Karen E. Young Saudi Arabia must place its citizens firmly in the center of its transformation, so that employment, productivity, and local demand determine the direction of the economy. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Karen...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 355–360.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Richard Norton Iraq Iran Saudi Arabia Israel Syria Yemen Houthis Bahrain ISIS Palestinian Authority West Bank Gaza Kurdish peshmerga Middle East 355 Many of the Arab states see the uprisings, the Iraq war, and the rise of ISIS as fundamentally related. All of these issues are...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 364–365.
Published: 01 December 2015
... sexual revolution veil hijab Tunisia Egypt Saudi Arabia Middle East This is a bold book, and an important one, written with honesty, passion, and cour-age. Mona Eltahawy begins by dedicating her volume to the girls of the Middle East and North Africa, advising them: Be immodest, rebel...
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Current History (2013) 112 (758): 366.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Shibley Telhami . Basic Books , 2013 . © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California William Finan Shibley Telhami Arab public opinion Egypt Saudi Arabia Lebanon Morocco Jordan United Arab Emirates Turkey Israel Palestinians...
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Current History (2013) 112 (758): 356–363.
Published: 01 December 2013
... History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Emile Nakhleh Middle East propaganda soft power autocracy Arab Spring Egypt Saudi Arabia Bahrain Qatar media civil society democracy Islam 356 The youth revolts . . . have shown that while regimes...
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Current History (2013) 112 (756): 283–284.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Syria Vladimir Putin Barack Obama Saudi Arabia Qatar Egypt Turkey chemical weapons PERSPECTIVE In the latter part of 2012 and the beginning of 2013, the Russian-backed Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad appeared increasingly vulner- able and likely to fall to a domestic insurgency. Yet...
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Current History (2011) 110 (740): 352–357.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Frederic Wehrey Saudi and Iranian meddling aggravates a divisive, dangerous form of identity politics in fragile, vulnerable states. © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 The Regents of the University of California Frederic Wehrey Arab Spring Iran Saudi Arabia Bahrain...
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Current History (2011) 110 (740): 364–369.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Middle East United States Britain development Muslim Brotherhood social media Iran Saudi Arabia Al Qaeda 364 The contagion effect created by the regime changes in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya suggests a significant degree of imagined community among Arabs everywhere. The Middle East in Flux...
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Current History (2010) 109 (731): 395–400.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Yemen Houthis Shiites Zaydism Ali Abdullah Saleh Believing Youth Badr al-Din al-Houthi Iran Saudi Arabia 395 The Yemeni government . . . is attempting to assert direct control over an area that so far it has only been able to manage through a delicate balance of patronage networks...
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Current History (2010) 109 (731): 401–402.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Saudi Arabia 401 PERSPECTIVE Brian wHiTaker is an editor for The Guardian who spent seven years as that newspaper s Middle East editor. His books include What s Really Wrong with the Middle East (Saqi Books, 2009). The Paradox of Visibility: Gay in the Middle East Brian wHiTaker In March 2003, as...
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Current History (2009) 108 (722): 395–401.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Qaeda Saudi Arabia United States Russia China Lebanon Syria 395 Relations among the regional powers in the Middle East continue to dominate global concerns about security. As we watch the era of George W. Bush fade into his- tory, we are still saddled with the consequences of policies that...
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Current History (2009) 108 (722): 410–416.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Middle East development economics Saudi Arabia Egypt Iran oil Dubai sovereign wealth funds unemployment 410 Petroleum revenues, which theoretically should have supported economic pros- perity, have in practice fueled regional conflicts, supported corruption, [and] cre- ated economic...
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Current History (2004) 103 (669): 21–24.
Published: 01 January 2004
...F. Gregory Gause, III It would be unwise to bet against the Saudi monarchy, based on its track record of staying in power. But the odds are getting shorter. © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California Saudi Arabia terrorism Al Qaeda...
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Current History (2004) 103 (669): 17–20.
Published: 01 January 2004
... decides? © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California United States Iraq democracy Saddam Hussein Iran Saudi Arabia George Bush Turkey Kurd Arab The Bush administration has increasingly jus-tified the war in Iraq and its continued...
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Current History (2003) 102 (660): 40–43.
Published: 01 January 2003
... supported these tribes against the government. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California Afghanistan Al Qaeda Bakil Osama bin Laden Hashid Saudi Arabia terrorism USS Cole United States Yemen 40 Yemen has earned the dubious...
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Current History (2002) 101 (659): 414–420.
Published: 01 December 2002
... sources of energy. © 2002 Current History. All rights reserved. 2002 The Regents of the University of California Al Qaeda China Iraq oil Persian Gulf Russia Saudi Arabia security terrorism United States If the United States wants to reduce its exposure to terrorism and avert...