Issue 11

Nov, 2014

​ACRPS has published issue 11 of the bi-monthly peer-reviewed academic journal Siyasat Arabia, a journal devoted to political science and international relations. The articles in this edition include: “Tunisia’s Legislative Elections: Specificities, Results and their Meaning” (Mahmoud Muhareb); “Yemen After the Fall of Sanaa” (Mohammed Jomaih); “Insiders and Outsiders in the New Libya” (Alison Pargeter); “Algeria’s 2014 Presidential Elections and the Difficulties of the Transitional Phase” (Naji Abdelnour); “The Welfare State in Egypt, 1995-2005” (Ahmad Ezzedine Mohammed); “Morocco’s Sixth Parliamentary Experience: An Analysis” (Mahmoud Saleh al Karawi); “Turkey and the Question of Military Intervention” (Emad Y. Kaddoura); “The Abbadi Government: A Silver Lining in a Cloudy Sky” (by Haider Saeed); “The Tunisian Parliamentary Elections: a Vote between Revolutionary Forces and the Old Regime” (ACRPS Policy Analysis Unit); and “The Military Campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant: Arab Public Opinion” (ACRPS Arab Opinion Unit). 

Books reviewed in this edition included Saleh al Jabboury’s The Palestine Crisis: Its Political and Military Secrets, by Abdulwahhab al Qassab; Mahmoud Muhareb’s review of Military Intelligence Comes to Light; Hamzeh Mustafa’s review of The Kurds, Language and Politics: a Study in Linguistic Structures and Identity Policies by Akil Mahfoud; and Khaled Walid Mahmoud’s review of M’hammed Djabroun’s The Concept of the Islamic State: the Crisis of Foundations and the Inevitably of Modernity. This edition of Siyasat Arabia highlights the most important transformations toward democratic transition unfolding in the Arab world, as well as developments in Palestine throughout September and October 2014.

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