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Current History. 2018; 117803331–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.803.331
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. 2018; 117803355–358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.803.355
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; 116794360–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.794.360
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. 2017; 116794363–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.794.363
Published: 01 December 2017
...Marwan M. Kraidy Did the same pro-market economic policies that gave rise to the Arab Spring also doom the would-be revolutionaries by sapping their capacity for envisioning radical alternatives? Revolution without Revolutionaries: Making Sense of the Arab Spring , by Asef Bayat...
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Current History. 2016; 115785349–354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.785.349
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; 114776343–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.776.343
Published: 01 December 2015
... Arab Spring General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Morsi January 2011 uprising authoritarian rule human rights economic reforms Salafis Sinai 343 Sisi s focus on fighting terrorism has shifted the nation s political narrative from democracy and freedom to...
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Current History. 2015; 114776331–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.776.331
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. 2013; 112758356–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.758.356
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; 112758364–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.758.364
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. 2012; 111749350–355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.749.350
Published: 01 December 2012
... desired political system. tHe neW imAge Several regional and domestic factors account for Turkey s vastly improved image in the Middle East. The decreasing importance of Arab national- ism in the pre Arab Spring era and a deepening po- litical and economic crisis led to a new receptive- ness to Turkey s...
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Current History. 2012; 111749356–361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.749.356
Published: 01 December 2012
...Ahmed Galal A continuation of past redistributive policies in the post—Arab Spring period is not a viable option. Ahmed Galal inequality Arab Spring economy redistributive policies oil taxes authoritarian democratization 356 A continuation of past redistributive policies in the...
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Current History. 2012; 111749362–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.749.362
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; 111747258–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.747.258
Published: 01 October 2012
...Jeffrey Mankoff Throughout the upheaval in the Arab world, Moscow has been firmly on the side of the status quo.… © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Jeffrey Mankoff Russia Middle East Arab Spring Syria Libya intervention...
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Current History. 2012; 111743118–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.743.118
Published: 01 March 2012
...Simon Serfaty The Arab Spring will sorely test the ability of Europe, mired in financial woes and institutional confusion, to help shape events in its near abroad. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Simon Serfaty Arab Spring...
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Current History. 2012; 1117413–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.741.3
Published: 01 January 2012
... University of California Arab Spring European debt crisis politics economy security science resources democracy authoritarianism climate change 3At the start of a new year, debt woes and Arab uprisings have hung ominous clouds over the planet, including risks of anoth-er economic...
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Current History. 2012; 11174114–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.741.14
Published: 01 January 2012
... Dick Cheney has suggested that the Arab Spring was one of the ripple effects of America s toppling of Saddam Hussein in Iraq. This is patently untrue. In the Arab world, the prevalent view of the Iraq War is very negative. Arabs are well aware of the massive civilian casu- alties and the chaos...
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Current History. 2011; 110740352–357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.740.352
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; 110740339–344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.740.339
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; 110740370–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.740.370
Published: 01 December 2011
... California Michele Dunne Libya Muammar el-Qaddafi Arab Spring Transitional National Council 370 PERSPECTIVE Will Libya s dearth of institutions and civ-il society organizations make a transi-tion to democracy harder or easier than it will be for Egypt or Tunisia? When Libyans first rose up...
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Current History. 2011; 110740358–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.740.358
Published: 01 December 2011
... the Arab Spring aShraF el SheriF During the early euphoria of the Arab Spring, the secular disposition of the up-risings led some to argue, incorrectly, that Islamism is becoming an anachronism in North Africa. In fact, alongside the goals of democracy and social justice, religious symbolism was evi...