For more than 40 years, CCAS published a series of “Occasional Papers” featuring scholarship from both established and emerging voices from around the globe on issues related to the contemporary Arab world. Due to the changing landscape of knowledge production, CCAS no longer publishes new Occasional Papers, but we are pleased to make this historic body of scholarship available to the public through our website. Please feel free to peruse and download the papers here for academic and personal use. For reprint permissions, please contact Vicki Valosik, CCAS Multimedia and Publications Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eid, Gamal and Laleh Khalili, Jillian Schwedler, William Zartman. “Revolution in the Arab World: The Long View.” (2011)
CCAS presents recent analysis of the historical context and events making up the Arab Spring.
Günther, Sebastian. “Averroes and Thomas Aquinas on Education.” (2012)
The author discusses the two main contending perspectives on the subject of pluralism.
Jebnoun, Noureddine. “Is the Maghreb the “Next Afghanistan”?: Mapping the Radicalization of the Algerian Salafi Jihadist Movement.” (2008)
The paper illustrates how forecasts about Islamist political extremism in North Africa have enhanced regional governments’ geo-strategic positioning in the “Global War on Terror” by strengthening their diplomatic and military ties to the United States.