Mondial et le Monde Arabe au
Tournant du Millenaire
World Order and the Arab World at the
Turn of the Millennium]
und die arabische Welt
Publisud, 1999), 221 pp.,
€ 22.56 ISBN: 2-86600-809-x
Safar received a law degree from the university of Damascus
and an economic degree from the Free University of Brussels.
He taught at the universities of Aleppo (Syria), Algiers (Algeria),
Sfax (Tunisia) and Le Mons (Belgium). He has published on
international economic relations, on Arab development and
integration and on Euro-Arab relations in a new international
order and on the external factors of the crisis of capitalism.
is organised in seven chapters. After a review of the role
of capitalism (chapter 1), the crisis of capitalism (1873-1895,
1930s and 1970s) and the evolution of the new order of domination
(chapter 2) and the relationship between capitalism and underdevelopment
(chapter 3), with a special focus on the Arab world (chapter
4) and the relations within the trilateral world (chapter
5) are analysed before the author turns in chapter 6 to the
Euro-Mediterranean region and the Euro-Arab misunderstandings.
He concludes with a discussion on causality, solidarity and
Euro-Arab cooperation (chapter 7).