Armies and Insurgencies in the Arab Spring by Holger Albrecht,Aurel Croissant,Fred H. Lawson PDF

By Holger Albrecht,Aurel Croissant,Fred H. Lawson

ISBN-10: 0812248546

ISBN-13: 9780812248548

Following the preferred uprisings that swept around the Arab international starting in 2010, military remained pivotal actors in politics in the course of the zone. As demonstrators began to problem entrenched autocratic rulers in Tunis, Cairo, Sana'a, and Manama, the militaries stormed again into the limelight and mostly decided even if any given ruler survived the protests. In Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen, senior officials pulled clear of their presidents, whereas in Algeria, Bahrain, and Syria, they didn't. extra vital, army officials took command in shaping the recent order and clash trajectories all through that region.

Armies and Insurgencies within the Arab Spring explores the valuable difficulties surrounding the function of militia within the modern Arab international. How and why do army apparatuses actively interfere in politics? What explains the truth that in a few nations, army officials and rank-and-file take steps to shield an incumbent, whereas in others they disorder and chorus from suppressing renowned protest? What are the institutional legacies of the military's engagement in the course of, and within the speedy aftermath of, mass uprisings?

Focusing on those questions, editors Holger Albrecht, Aurel Croissant, and Fred H. Lawson have equipped Armies and Insurgencies within the Arab Spring into 3 sections. the 1st employs case experiences to make comparisons inside of and among areas; the second one examines army engagements within the Arab uprisings in Yemen, Bahrain, and Syria; and the 3rd appears at political advancements following the cresting of the protest wave in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, and the Gulf. the gathering promotes greater realizing not just of the actual historical past of army engagement within the Arab Spring but in addition of vital points of the transformation of political-military relatives in different areas of the modern world.

Contributors: Holger Albrecht, Risa A. Brooks, Cherine Chams El-Dine, Virginie Collombier, Aurel Croissant, Philippe Droz-Vincent, Kevin Koehler, Fred H. Lawson, Shana Marshall, Dorothy Ohl, David Pion-Berlin, Tobias Selge, Robert Springborg.

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