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Current History (2020) 119 (821): 362–364.
Published: 19 November 2020
...Khaled Fahmy Although official data suggest that Egypt avoided the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors have warned that the reality is far more grim. Their attempts to speak out have been met with harsh repression. A glance back at Egyptian history from the origins of the modern nation in the...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 355–358.
Published: 01 December 2018
... California Michele Dunne Egypt coup Muslim Brotherhood Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Cairo Wedian Arab Spring military authoritarianism repression 355 By 2018, most Egyptians who had played important roles in public life between the mid-2000s and the 2013 coup were either in prison or in exile...
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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): 363–365.
Published: 01 December 2017
... . Stanford University Press , 2017 . © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Marwan Kraidy book review Asef Bayat Revolution without Revolutionaries Arab Spring neoliberalism Tunisia Egypt uprisings civil society urban cities...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 348–354.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Africa climate change adaptation renewable energy drought water resources floods agriculture population growth migration Paris Agreement Morocco Egypt Israel 348 The degree to which states are tolerant of local-level initiatives and mobilization will become only more important as...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 349–354.
Published: 01 December 2016
... University of California Ian Hartshorn Arab Spring uprisings labor trade unions Middle East North Africa Egypt Tunisia Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Muslim Brotherhood 349 Some trade unions, even in the most repressive states, attempted to organize themselves and press for greater...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 343–348.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Emad El-Din Shahin Sisi's focus on fighting terrorism has shifted the nation's political narrative from democracy and freedom to security and war … © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Emad El-Din Shahin Egypt Tahrir Square...
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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 (2015) 114 (776): 331–336.
Published: 01 December 2015
... rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Marc Lynch Arab Spring public sphere Egypt Tahrir Square Al Jazeera Qatar Kuwait Tunisia Libya Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Muslim Brotherhood satellite television Internet social...
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Current History (2014) 113 (763): 185–191.
Published: 01 May 2014
... case in the more hegemonic regimes of the region (such as Algeria, Tunisia, libya, and Egypt). The monarchy had initiated a partial reform of the political system, endorsed by a large number of social and political actors. The actions of these participants created popular momentum in favor of the...
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Current History (2013) 112 (758): 338–344.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Egypt Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Islam Muslim Brotherhood revolution military coup autocracy Abdel Fattah el-Sisi 338 Not only was the paramount role of the military unimpeded after the exit of Mubarak, but other key institutions were undiminished in their power. The Return of Egypt...
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Current History (2013) 112 (758): 364–365.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Dunne Arab Spring Middle East Libya Tunisia Yemen Egypt Syria economic inequality political reform PERSPECTIVE Spring is not the most pleasant season in the Arab countries. The first time I spent the month of May in the Middle East, I was stunned when the mild weather turned sti- flingly...
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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 (2012) 111 (749): 350–355.
Published: 01 December 2012
... example. yet the Arab Spring has proved a mixed blessing for Turkey. It has forced Ankara to reorient its regional strategy, leading to delays and inconsistencies in response to the pop- ular uprisings. In sharp contrast to Egypt, where Turkey was quick to call for regime change, Anka- ra initially...
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Current History (2012) 111 (749): 362–364.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Gamal Soltan Jakob Wichmann Arab Spring Islamism democracy Egypt Tunisia secularism transition 362 PERSPECTIVE Fears that the Arab Spring will become an Islamist Winter are exaggerated. com-mentators are correct that Islamists play a major role in transitions in the region today. However...
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Current History (2012) 111 (741): 14–18.
Published: 01 January 2012
... the popular contempt for ruling elites and courageously demanded reform (suf- fering two dreadful terms of imprisonment as a result). In addition, a few senior government analysts briefed the Bush administration on the deep-seated grievances in Arab countries, includ- ing Egypt, and judged that once a...
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Current History (2011) 110 (740): 339–344.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Sami Moubayed Many in the opposition are now saying the regime is stronger than they had imagined. © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 The Regents of the University of California Sami Moubayed Syria Bashar al-Assad Egypt Faisal Kalthoum Arab Spring Atef Najib...
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Current History (2011) 110 (740): 358–363.
Published: 01 December 2011
...- dent in the revolts. Demonstrations began after Friday prayers at mosques. In Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) played a prominent role in the protests, as did Al Nahda activists in Tunisia. The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) was closely involved in Tripoli s liberation. Today, the coin has been...