Ahmed Abozaid

Ahmed Abozaid
University of Southampton · Department of Politics and International Relations

Doctor of Philosophy

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January 2019 - June 2022
University of St Andrews
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This book reveals how counterterrorism discourses and practices became the main tool of a systematic violation of human rights in Egypt after the Arab Uprising. It examines how the civic and democratic uprising in Egypt turned into robust authoritarianism under the pretence of counterterrorism and the "war on terror". By interrogating Egypt's cou...
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Indications of the US declining global power status (military, economically, diplomatically, culturally, etc.) and the rise of the so-called “The Rest” has become too big to be ignored. Since the end of the cold war, several American political scientists have indicated five waves of decline in the US global power position, yet many observers in the...
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The journal International Studies Perspectives published a forum in December 2020 that evaluated methods used in teaching International Relations (IR) in the Arab world. Nine scholars, eight of whom are Arabs, with the whole group comprising seven men and two women, contributed. Overall, the discussion provided a substantive evaluation that encoura...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate and inspect the causes that prevented the (marginalised and isolated) society of Saʿid from rebelling against President Mubarak’s authoritarian regime, as the North did. Here I seek to present different interpretation of as-Saʿidiyya’s attitudes toward the 2011 uprising away from the Manichean ‘glorificat...
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To illuminate the complicated relationship between the authorities and society in the contemporary Arab world, this paper draws on Ibn Khaldun's propositions. By applying Edward Said's notion of traveling theory, it traces, interrogates, and evaluates ways in which multiple readings of Ibn Khaldun's theory have been (re)formulated, transplanted, an...
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This study articulates that most of the critical theorists are still strikingly neglecting the study of the Arab Uprising(s) adequately. After almost a decade of the eruption of the so-called Arab Uprisings, the study claims that the volume of scholarly engaging of dominate Western International Relations (IR) theories with such unprecedented event...
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Since the outbreak of the so-called Arab Spring in 2011, the regional system in the Middle East, as well as in the sub-regional system of the Arabian Gulf, has been in flux. Under these new circumstances, the order of the status quo has started to unravel, and a new order is being imposed, accompanied by new regional dynamics and security arrangeme...
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Over the past fifty years the impoverished and tribal Arab Gulf states have become some of the most developed and influential political players in the Middle East. These states, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, underwent a program of modernisation starting in the early 2000s which has led to both Abu Dhabi and Doha becoming cultu...
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Studies that address the history of terrorism and counterterrorism narratives in the Global South are extensively rare. As for the Islamic World and the Middle East, it is unusual to read balanced, insightful, and well-researched studies, especially produced by Arab/Muslim authors. Also, most of the literature places an emphasis on the 18th-century...
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Since 2013, the Egyptian regime proclaims that it is involving in ruthless fight against terrorism; its strategy suffers from multiple flaws. It violates basic human rights, restricting freedoms and prohibits opposition against the government by labelling it with terrorist offences. This study investigates the way human rights and counterterrorism...
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Since the reign of His Highness the late Sheikh Zayed, a clearly outlined goal of seeking nothing but a peaceful approach to sovereign issues has dominated the foreign policy agenda of the country. Many experts have in the past commanded the United Arab Emirate’s foreign policy of international institutionalism. Even though there are no tangible re...
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تنطلق هذه الورقة من فرضية تقول بأن "هناك ارتباط طردي بين استمرار الهيمنة الأمريكية علي النظام الدولي وتحسن العلاقات الخليجية الأمريكية". حيث يرتبط الحديث عن العلاقات الأمريكية الخليجية في رأينا ارتباطا جوهريا بمسألة نظرية متعلقة ببنية النظام الدولي، حيث يمكن القول بأن نوعية القطبية الدولية التي ستبرز خلال النصف الثاني من هذا القرن سوف تؤثر، ليس فقط...
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As the trade relations of the United Arab Emirate (UAE) grow, so does its political role and obligations to maintain peace and stability in its neighbourhood in particular and in the world in general. The UAE has always been known for its policy of international institutionalism and its belief in the achievement of peace through multilateral dialog...
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يــرى عــدد كبيــر مــن الباحثيــن أن اندلاع ثــورات الربيــع العربــي كان بمثابــة »الــوالدة الثانيـة« أو »إعـادة بعـث« للمنظمـات الدوليـة فـي المنطقـة، نتيجـة الفاعليـة وحالـة النشـاط التـي انتابـت »الجامعـة العربيـة« ومنظمـة »مجلـس التعـاون الخليجـي« في التعامـل والتعاطـي مـع الأزمات والنزاعـات التـي شـهدتها المنطقـة. لهـذا، يقـوم الباحــث »أحم...
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فـي الخامـس مـن يونيو/حزيـران 2017 ، ّ قـررت كل مـن المملكـة العربيـة السـعودية، ومملكـة البحريـن، ودولـة الإمارات العربيـة المتحـدة، وجمهورية مصـر العربية، وتبعتها دول ّ أخـرى، قطـع العلاقات الدبلوماسـية مـع دولة قطـر، بعدما رأت هـذه الـدول أن الدوحة تنتهـج سياسـات حاضنـة للعديـد مـن الجماعـات الإرهابية والطائفيـة التـي تسـتهدف ّ ضـرب الاستقرار فـ...
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Recently, American academia celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of Samuel Huntington’s most controversial article, later book, on the post-Cold War era. “Clash of Civilizations?” was published for the first time in the summer issue of the semi-scholarly journal Foreign Affairs, and considered the manifesto of US foreign policy after the fall of...
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In this second part of my study on Theories of International Relations and the study of war, I discuss the perspectives of critical school of international relations and the Frankfurt School in general regarding the phenomenon of war and armed conflicts. Moreover, it elucidates how these schools studying war as a sociopolitical and sociocultural ph...
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Beside the military and external challenges, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are facing serious domestic non-conventional challenges, i.e., the demands of political reform, social mobilization, demographic imbalance, environmental deterioration, resource depletion, the transformation and diversification in post-oil economy, terrorism a...
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A study of Yemen relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council countries since the Gulf war of 1990 up to the invasion of Iraq 2003. The book investigates the possibilities and illusions of Yemen joining to the membership of the GCC regional organization that established in 1981.
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This article tries to answered the question of how The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) becomes the richest terrorist group in the world?
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Examining the effects of the 25th of January revolution on the future ofEgypt foreign policy after the Arab Spring of 2011.

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