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Current History (2019) 118 (812): 361–363.
Published: 01 December 2019
... California Lebanon Arab uprisings corruption PERSPECTIVE The Lebanese Rise Up Against a Failed System MARWAN M. KRAIDY 361 On October 17, 2019, the Lebanese took to the streets in protests that spread from Bei-rut to the entire country within hours and to the diaspora within days. The trigger was...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 331–337.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Ghosn Syria civil war refugees sanctions drought Bashar al-Assad reconstruction reconciliation Turkey Lebanon Russia Iran Arab Spring 331 When the guns finally fall silent, the road to recovery in Syria will be long, bumpy, and treacherous. Post-conflict reconstruction, reparations...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 337–341.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Chatty Syria Jordan Lebanon Turkey camps war civilians resettlement Europe United Nations High Commissioner Refugees UNHCR 337 The memory of the ties among the region s peoples under the Ottoman Empire has played a part in the kind of reception Syrians have received in their neighbor...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2015
... consequences. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Samer Abboud Syria Free Syrian Army Local Coordination Committees Bashar al-Assad Turkey Islamic State ISIS Lebanon civil war 337 With major regional powers in disagreement...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 349–354.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Tamirace Fakhoury Although its dysfunctional governance patterns predate the recent wave of turmoil in the region, the war in Syria has unsettled Lebanon's precarious equilibrium. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Tamirace...
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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 (2012) 111 (749): 331–336.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Alawite Sunni Bashar al-Assad Russia Iran Kurds Lebanon Turkey 331 The first year and a half in the current round of Syria s long civil war took as many lives as the three-week orgy of violence in the city of Hama that ended the last round in 1982. In both cases, some 25,000 to 30,000 people...
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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 (2004) 103 (669): 8–10.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Arab democracy. But two pieces of evidence inspire confidence that that day is not far off. First, the world has seen an Arab democracy, namely Lebanon. From the time of its independence around the end of World War II until the mid-1970s, Lebanon was essentially democratic. It was an odd democracy, to...
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Current History (2002) 101 (651): 3–7.
Published: 01 January 2002
... the likelihood of a new terrorist-inflicted disaster? © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California Al Qaeda extremists Hezbollah Israel Lebanon Middle East Muslim Osama bin Laden Palestinian Persian Gulf How prudently will the...
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Current History (2001) 100 (650): 419–424.
Published: 01 December 2001
... University of California Balkans guerrilla Islam Israel Lebanon Palestine Liberation Organization religion revolutionary Russia terrorism The September 11 attack has created a resolve in America and elsewhere to end terror everywhere. But the history of terror does not inspire much confi...