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The Petroleum TriangleOil, Globalization, and Terror

The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Steve A. Yetiv

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book tells the interconnected story of oil, globalization, and terrorism. It asks how Al-Qaeda, a small band of terrorists, became such a real and perceived threat to American and global ... More

Spoils of TruceCorruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Spoils of Truce: Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Reinoud Leenders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451003
eISBN:
9780801465871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451003.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book documents the extensive political corruption that accompanied the reconstruction of Lebanon after the end of a decade and a half of civil war. With the signing of the Ta'if Accord in 1989, ... More

The Wages of OilParliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE

The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE

Michael Herb

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453366
eISBN:
9780801454691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453366.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The contrast between Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates today illustrates the vastly different possible futures facing the smaller states of the Gulf. Dubai's rulers dream of creating a truly global ... More

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