March 29, 2021

How the Arab Regimes Defeated the Liberalization Challenge

barry-rubin

Middle East Review of International Affairs Published by the GLORIA Center, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 9/9 - September 2007 Total Circulation 25,000   HOW THE ARAB REGIMES DEFEATED THE LIBERALIZATION CHALLENGE Barry Rubin* *A version of this article has been published by The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. This article examines democratization efforts in the Arab world … [Read more...]

The Crisis of Pakistan: A Dangerously Weak State

Middle East Review of International Affairs Published by the GLORIA Center, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 8/9 - September 2007 Total Circulation 25,000   THE CRISIS OF PAKISTAN: A DANGEROUSLY WEAK STATE Isaac Kfir* This paper explores several key elements undermining the viability of the Pakistani state: Islamism, tribalism, ethno-nationalism, and quasi-secularism. The demands of … [Read more...]

The Real Winners and Losers of Turkey’s July 2007 Election

Middle East Review of International Affairs Published by the GLORIA Center, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 7/9 - September 2007 Total Circulation 25,000   THE REAL WINNERS AND LOSERS OF TURKEY?¯?¿?½S JULY 2007 ELECTIONS Heymi Bahar* The July 2007 Turkish parliamentary elections were a major victory for the governing Justice and Development Party (AKP), entrenching it in power. By … [Read more...]

Transferring American Military Values to Iraq

Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 6/9 - September 2007 Total Circulation 25,000   TRANSFERRING AMERICAN MILITARY VALUES TO IRAQ William Bache* The President of the United States expressed his desire to build a democratic Iraq that could serve as an example to the rest of the Arab and Islamic nations. The American military was the instrument chosen to build an Iraqi security structure that … [Read more...]

Disbanding and Rebuilding the Iraqi Army: The Historical Perspective

?¯?»?¿ Middle East Review of International Affairs Published by the GLORIA Center, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 5/9 - September 2007 Total Circulation 25,000 DISBANDING AND REBUILDING THE IRAQI ARMY: THE HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Ibrahim Al-Marashi* In 1921, the Iraqi Army was established in the British mandate, … [Read more...]

Germany’s Middle East Policy

Middle East Review of International Affairs Published by the GLORIA Center, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 4/9 - September 2007 Total Circulation 25,000   GERMANY'S MIDDLE EAST POLICY Wolfgang G. Schwanitz* At times of peace, Germany?¯?¿?½s Middle East policy has historically taken a secondary position?¯?¿?½one subordinate to Germany?¯?¿?½s primary policy toward … [Read more...]

The Hizb al-Tahrir in Central Asia: How America Misreads Islamist Threats

 Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 3/8 - September 2007Total Circulation 25,000 THE HIZB AL-TAHRIR IN CENTRAL ASIA:HOW AMERICA MISREADS ISLAMIST THREATSMatthew Crosston* The following article examines and analyzes the philosophical underpinnings of the Hizb al-Tahrir in Central Asia. It does so to highlight a larger, more important theoretical and policy … [Read more...]

The Future of Lebanon

Middle East Review of International Affairs Published by the GLORIA Center, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 2/8 - September 2007 Total Circulation 24,500 THE FUTURE OF LEBANON Panel Discussion* The U.S. Department of State's International Information Programs (IIP) in Washington D.C., the Public Affairs Office at the U.S. … [Read more...]

Family Status Issues Among Egypt’s Copts: A Brief Overview

Middle East Review of International Affairs Published by the GLORIA Center, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 1/8 - September 2007 Total Circulation 25,000 FAMILY STATUS ISSUES AMONG EGYPT'S COPTS: A BRIEF OVERVIEW Adel Guindy* The following article discusses the impact of the Egyptian Family Status Law of 1955 (which is … [Read more...]