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In this monograph, Dr. Mohammed El-Katiri focuses on the variety of challenges that face reform attempts in the post-revolution Arab countries. He examines underlying factors that have prevented new political elites and post-revolution institutions from successfully implementing essential reforms. He explains how these failures have affected the building of these countries' political legitimacy. Dr. El-Katiri concludes with a series of specific policy recommendations, with the aim of preventing further deterioration to the detriment of U.S. interests.
Middle East; North Africa; Statehood; transition; Arab countries
Mohammed El-Katiri Dr.,
Strengthening Statehood Capabilities for Successful Transitions in the Middle East / North Africa Region ( US Army War College Press, 2015),