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Europe, the US, and the Gulf After the Cold War
The GCC and the Islamic Republic: Towards a Restoration of the Pattern?
The Gulf States and the Iran-Iraq War: Pattern Shifts and Continuities
Iraq and Iran are the two most important states in the Gulf region, given their population size, military strength, and the potential threat they pose to other states in the region. This book enhances our understanding of ...
Het Midden-Oosten: rentenierende bureaukratieen [The Middle East: rentier bureaucracies]
(National Commission for Development Cooperation, 1989)
Oman and Yemen
(British Academic Press, 1993)
Liberalization is not an exclusively Western concept, but it has flourished there in recent years. But do policies, such as economic liberalization, that are being advocated by the IMF and the World Bank, really provide ...
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 ...
Regionale integratie en het Arabische ideaal, [Regional integration and the Arab ideal]
(Brussels University Press, 1996)
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. ...
Terrorism and Political Violence in the Middle East and North Africa: Drivers and Limitations
This edited volume brings together both western and non-western approaches to counter-terrorism in the post-9/11 era. This multi-cultural study of counter-terrorism strategies identifies common lessons from failed and ...