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Political Reform in the Gulf Monarchies: From Liberalisation to Democratisation? A Comparative Perspective
(Ithaca Press, 2008)
The oil rich monarchies of the Arabian Peninsula are frequently dismissed as having no democratic systems compared to most other regions of the world. Indeed, the United States justified its action in Iraq by proclaiming ...
The Yemen Republic: From Unification and Liberalisation to Civil War and Beyond
The 1990-91 Gulf War, the Israeli-PLO agreement, instances of political and economic reform, and the radical political reassertion of Islam, all indicate that the post-Cold War Middle East is in the grip of dramatic changes. ...