August 10, 2020

The Political Economy of the Egyptian-Israeli QIZ Trade Agreement

Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 1, Article 11/11 - March 2007Total Circulation 23,500 THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE EGYPTIAN-ISRAELI QIZ TRADE AGREEMENTVikash Yadav* The Qualifying Industrial Zones (QIZ) Agreement signed in 2004 allows Egypt to gain non-reciprocal, duty-free access to U.S. markets for products containing at least 11.7 percent Egyptian and 11.7 percent Israeli components. This paper argues … [Read more...]

From Cold Peace to Cold War? The Significance of Egypt’s Military Buildup

Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 1, Article 10/11 - March 2007Total Circulation 23,500 FROM COLD PEACE TO COLD WAR?THE SIGNIFICANCE OF EGYPT'S MILITARY BUILDUPJeffrey Azarva* Since the 1978 Camp David Accords, the Egyptian government has undertaken extraordinary efforts to modernize its military with Western arms and weapon systems. By bolstering its armored corps, air force, and naval fleet with an array of … [Read more...]

Indo-Iranian Ties: Thicker Than Oil

Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 1, Article 9/11 - March 2007Total Circulation 23,500 INDO-IRANIAN TIES: THICKER THAN OILC. Christine Fair* This article examines the nature and extent of the Indo-Iranian relationship. Interest in this bilateral relationship piqued in the United States due to the policy debate surrounding the United States-India civilian nuclear agreement and the ever-deepening Iranian nuclear … [Read more...]

Approved in Islam, Denounced by the State: The Representation of Polygamy in Egyptian Popular Cinema, 1950s-1970s

Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 1, Article 8/11 - March 2007Total Circulation 23,500 APPROVED IN ISLAM, DENOUNCED BY THE STATE: THE REPRESENTATION OF POLYGAMY IN EGYPTIAN POPULAR CINEMA, 1950s-1970sShmulik Bachar* For many centuries, polygamy has been one of the pillars of Muslim patriarchal society, based on Koranic permission for men to be married to up to four women at the same time. In the last century, … [Read more...]

Consequences of the 2006 War for Israel

Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 1, Article 7/11 - March 2007Total Circulation 23,500 CONSEQUENCES OF THE 2006 WAR FOR ISRAELMoshe Arens* The following article was adapted from a lecture presented at a GLORIA Center conference entitled 'After Lebanon: A New Middle East?,' made possible by the generosity of Mr. Joel Sprayregen. This article discusses how Israel's self- image and its image in the Middle East … [Read more...]

Whither Syria?

Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 1, Article 6/11 - March 2007Total Circulation 23,500 WHITHER SYRIA?Eyal Zisser* The following article was adapted from a lecture presented at a GLORIA Center conference entitled 'After Lebanon: A New Middle East?,' made possible by the generosity of Mr. Joel Sprayregen. This article focuses on the current regime in Syria, its successes and the hardships it has faced, as well … [Read more...]

The War’s Fall-Out in Lebanon

Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 1, Article 5/11 - March 2007Total Circulation 23,500 THE WAR'S FALL-OUT IN LEBANONUri Lubrani* The following article was adapted from a lecture presented at a GLORIA Center conference entitled 'After Lebanon: A New Middle East?,' made possible by the generosity of Mr. Joel Sprayregen. This article deals with Hizballah's conduct during the 2006 Lebanese War as well as Iran's … [Read more...]

Israel vs. the New Islamist Axis

Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 1, Article 4/11 - March 2007Total Circulation 23,500 ISRAEL VS. THE NEW ISLAMIST AXISMartin Kramer* The following article was adapted from a lecture presented at a GLORIA Center conference entitled 'After Lebanon: A New Middle East?,' made possible by the generosity of Mr. Joel Sprayregen. This article discusses how the 2006 Lebanon War marked the beginning of a third and new … [Read more...]

The 2006 Lebanon War’s Effect on Global Jihad Groups

Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 1, Article 3/11 - March 2007Total Circulation 23,500 THE 2006 LEBANON WAR'S EFFECT ON GLOBAL JIHAD GROUPSReuven Paz* The following article was adapted from a lecture presented at a GLORIA Center conference entitled 'After Lebanon: A New Middle East?,' made possible by the generosity of Mr. Joel Sprayregen. This article explains that while the jihadist approach is not a new … [Read more...]

The Anti-Iranian Front: Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan

THE ANTI-IRANIAN FRONT: EGYPT, SAUDI ARABIA, AND JORDAN Ayellet Yehiav*   The following article was adapted from a lecture presented at a GLORIA Center conference entitled "After Lebanon: A New Middle East?," made possible by the generosity of Mr. Joel Sprayregen. This article discusses the coalition of the relatively moderate Arab countries--Egypt, Saudi-Arabia, and Jordan--and how they have dealt with the threat of the Shi'a axis. Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan regard the … [Read more...]