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Adapting authoritarianism: institutions and co-optation in Egypt and Syria
(University of St Andrews, 2007-03-07) - Thesis,
This PhD thesis compares Egypt and Syria’s authoritarian political systems. While the tendency in social science political research treats Egypt and Syria as similarly authoritarian, this research emphasizes differences ...
Conclusion : agency, context and emergent post-uprising regimes
(2015) - Journal article,
This conclusion summarizes the evidence explaining the divergent trajectories taken by post Arab uprising states in terms of multiple variables, each illustrated by an iconic case, namely: State Failure and Competitive ...
The alliances of a regional power : the case of Syria, 1970-1989
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-23) - Thesis,
The topic of this dissertation is the alliances of a regional power. The framework used to explain this central aspect of International Relations is the realist one, and particularly the work of the Classical Realist Arnold ...
Back to the future : the Arab uprisings and state (re) formation in the Arab world
(2015) - Journal article,
This article contributes to debates that aim to go beyond the “democratization” and “post-democratization” paradigms to understand change and continuity in Arab politics. In tune with calls to focus on the actualities of ...
State de-construction in Iraq and Syria
(2016) - Journal article,
In International Historical Sociology, states and states systems co-constitute each other. While IHS focuses on state formation, this paper argues that state de-formation, and in its extremes, state failure, is also ...
Syria's reconciliation agreements
(Unknown Publisher, 2017-07-30) - Report,
Examines the reconciliation agreements betaen the Syrian government and opposition, observing the context which determines their pace and character (balance of power), the discourse of regime and opposition and variations ...
Syria's predicament : state (de-) formation and international rivalries
(2014-11-30) - Journal article,
Syria’s war raises important questions about the interaction between the domestic and external dimensions of the conflict. What are the main areas of contention, and how do they relate to regional and international dynamics? ...
Back to enmity : Turkey-Syria relations since the Syrian Uprising
(2015-01) - Journal article,
Examines the drivers of the return of Turkey-Syria relations to enmity, specifically the Turkish response to the Syrian Uprising. Looks also at Turkish policy in Syria, notably its support for radical Islamists fighting ...
The tangent of the Syrian Uprising
(2014) - Journal article,
Examines the stages and watersheds in the evolution of the Syrian Uprising