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Patriotic AyatollahsNationalism in Post-Saddam Iraq

Patriotic Ayatollahs: Nationalism in Post-Saddam Iraq

Caroleen Marji Sayej

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501715211
eISBN:
9781501714856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715211.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Patriotic Ayatollahs explores the contributions of the Grand Ayatollahs to the process of state and nation-building after the 2003 Iraq war. These figures, the so-called Grand Ayatollahs, the ... More

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

Regular Soldiers, Irregular WarViolence and Restraint in the Second Intifada

Regular Soldiers, Irregular War: Violence and Restraint in the Second Intifada

Devorah S. Manekin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750434
eISBN:
9781501750458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

What explains differences in soldier participation in violence during irregular war? How do ordinary men become professional wielders of force, and when does this transformation falter or fail? This ... More

Republicanism, Communism, IslamCosmopolitan Origins of Revolution in Southeast Asia

Republicanism, Communism, Islam: Cosmopolitan Origins of Revolution in Southeast Asia

John T. Sidel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755613
eISBN:
9781501755637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755613.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book provides an alternate vantage point for understanding the variegated forms and trajectories of revolution across the Philippines, Indonesia, and Việtnam, a perspective that is ... 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

Troubled WatersInsecurity in the Persian Gulf

Troubled Waters: Insecurity in the Persian Gulf

Mehran Kamrava

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720352
eISBN:
9781501720369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720352.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book examines the causes and consequences of each of those dynamics, both individually and collectively, that have made this small waterway and its surrounding areas one of the most volatile and ... 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

When Blame BackfiresSyrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon

When Blame Backfires: Syrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon

Anne Marie Baylouny

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751516
eISBN:
9781501751530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751516.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The recent influx of Syrian refugees into Jordan and Lebanon has stimulated domestic political action against these countries' governments. This is the dramatic argument at the heart of this book. ... More

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