Issue 07

Mar, 2014

ACRPS has published issue 7 of the bi-monthly peer-reviewed academic journal Siyasat Arabia, a journal devoted to political science and international relations. This issue includes the following articles: “The Charter of the Comprehensive Conference for National Reconciliation in Yemen” (Adel al-Shargabi); “The Other Bank: The Ethiopian Vision of the Conflict over the Nile’s Waters” (Ahmed Abu Zaid); “The War in Sinai: Fighting Terrorism or Strategic Shifts in Cooperation and Hostility?” (Ismail al-Iskandarani); “Hamas and Egypt: the Impasse and Outcomes of the Relationship” (Khalid Walid Mahmoud and Ayat Hamdan); “US policy in the Middle East: a Discussion of the Conceptions of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy” (Mohammed al-Masri); “Tunisia: the Passage to Democracy” (Anouar Jamaoui); “Paths and Outcomes of the Moroccan Spring: the February 20 movement and Moroccan specifics in dealing with political protest” (Zouheir Hamedi); “Banned Discrimination in International Law” (Mohammad Yusuf Alwan); “Geneva 2: A Negotiation Track without Results” (ACRPS Policy Analysis Unit); “The Confrontation with ISIL: Reasons and Possible Results” (Hamzeh al-Mustafa); “Moral Hazard and the US-Iran Talks” (Suhaim Al Thani); and “Public Opinion and Democracy” (ACRPS Public Opinion Unit).
The issue includes the following book reviews: “Freedom – Equality – Social Assimilation: The Theory of Justice in the Sustainable Model of Liberalism” (Khalid Walid Mahmoud); “Global Justice or Global Revenge? International Criminal Justice at the Crossroads” (Mohamed Taifouri); “Encyclopedia of Egypt and the Palestinian issue 1917-1952” (Naiema Abou Mostafa); “Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America” (Suhaim Al Thani). A further five books were presented by Ziad Muna: “Corporate Europe: How Big Business Sets Policies on Food, Climate and War “; “The International Human Rights Movement: A History”; “Reporting Disasters - Famine, Aid, Politics and the Media”; “Light on the Impasse of the Palestinian Political Elite”; and “Wadie Haddad – Revolutionary or Terrorist?”.

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