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Perspectives of the Kurdish knot in the Middle East

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What is “the Middle East”? American think tank experts on construction of the region

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The aim of this research is to answer the question how the American think tank experts on the Middle East and US foreign policy towards the Middle East perceive the region and its construction, with a particular focus on the process of Othering. In order to achieve this aim, the article presents the theoretical explanations of the Othering. In the empirical part, the results of semi-structured interviews with the experts are analyzed and presented. The interviews revealed three angles of how the Middle East is perceived. These angles are the geographical location of the Middle East, the securitization of the Middle East and the universal superiority of the United States. The main finding of the research is that the perception of the Middle East is connected with the self perception or the question of “What is the United States of America?”

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Ageing in the Middle East and North Africa: A Contemporary Perspective

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Defining the Role of Women in the Future of Political Leadership in the Middle East

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Demographic and Social Change in the Middle East and North Africa: Processes, Spatial Patterns, and Outcomes

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Car Ownership Models in Iran: A Review of Methods and Determinants

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The achievement of sustainable transportation and the desire to reduce car ownership are important aspects of urban planning, especially in developing countries. This paper presents an overview of researches and studies conducted on car ownership to find the knowledge gap and neglected modelling methods that should be employed in the further researches in Iran as one of the Middle East countries. It is found that car ownership models have under gone modification and improvement from regression models towards discrete choice models, although more improvement is necessary and underway. Lack of reliable aggregate and disaggregate data regarding public transport, land use, behavioural and socioeconomic variables particularly for small cities is prominent. To fill the gap, more descriptive and analytical researches and more complex modelling methods and variables need be delved.

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Nation branding in the Middle East - United Arab Emirates (UAE) vs. Qatar

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American Plans to Build Democracy in the Middle East After 9/11: the Case of Iraq

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Employing nation branding in the Middle East - United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar

. and Drăghici, A. (2008), “Romanian trying to be an European brand”, Management & Marketing. Challenges for the Knowledge Society, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 61-72. Nye, J. (2004), Soft power, New York: Public Affairs. Peterson, J. (2006), “Qatar and the world: branding for a microstate”, The Middle East Journal, Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 732-748. Reuvid, J. (2007), The Handbook of Country Risk 2006-2007, London: GMB Publishing. Qatar profile (2016) Retrieved from: https://www.forbes.com/places/qatar . Dubai’s Tourism Performance Report

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