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The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East Summary Report
(Center for International and Regional Studies, 2013)
Mediation and Saudi Foreign Policy
Saudi Arabia has positioned itself among the primary mediators in some of the Middle East's most intractable conflicts, having played central mediatory roles in Lebanon, Palestine, and in Arab-Israeli conflict. Compared ...
The Modern Middle East: A Political East: A Political History Since World War I, 3rd ed.
(University of California Press, 2013)
From the fall of the Ottoman Empire through the Arab Spring, this completely revised and updated edition of Mehran Kamrava’s classic treatise on the making of the contemporary Middle East remains essential reading for ...
Qatar: Small State, Big Politics
(Cornell University Press, 2013)
"The Persian Gulf state of Qatar has fewer than 2 million inhabitants, virtually no potable water, and has been an independent nation only since 1971. Yet its enormous oil and gas wealth has permitted the ruling al Thani ...