Middle East Policy

(The median citation count of Middle East Policy is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Russia and the UAE: An Ideational Partnership6
Eastern Mediterranean Gas Discoveries: Local and Global Impact6
The Second Karabakh War: Russia vs. Turkey?5
The Practice of Corruption in Lebanon5
The Afghan Peace Process: Domestic Fault Lines4
Cybersecurity in the GCC: From Economic Development to Geopolitical Controversy4
Middle East Pre‐Existing Conditions: Regional Security after Covid‐193
The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan And Lebanon: Impact And Implications3
The Covid‐19 Pandemic and Iranian Health Diplomacy3
Jerusalem and Jordan: Rapprochement between the Kingdom and the Ikhwan?2
Iran's Regional Dynamics: A Piecemeal Approach2
Sub‐Saharan Africa: A Theater for Middle East Power Struggles2
“Lebanonization“: Framing Policy for the Puzzles of the Middle East2
Can Sudan's Democratic Transition Be Salvaged?2
Maritime Security in the Persian Gulf2
Dam Wars: Are Ethiopia, Turkey, and Iran Leading to Water Armageddon?2
Israel's Periphery Doctrines: Then and Now2
Paradigm Lost: From Two‐State Solution to One‐State Reality2
The New Arab Uprisings: Lessons from the Past1
Shia Militias and Exclusionary Politics In Iraq1
Israel and South Sudan: A Convergence of Interests1
Strategic Depth Through Enclaves: Iran, Syria, and Hezbollah1
Iran's Foreign Policy in the Middle East: A Grand Strategy1
The Biden Administration and Rojava: Old Wine, New Bottle?1
F‐35 Crisis: Will Turkish‐US Defense Cooperation Continue?1
The Significance of ISIS's State Building in Syria1
Arafat and Abbas: Portraits of Leadership in a State Postponed1
Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring1
The Impact of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on the Middle East1
Security & Defense in Small States: Qatar, the UAE and Singapore1
Can We Talk About Israel? A Guide for the Curious, Confused and Conflicted, by DanielSokatch. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021. 375 pages. $27.00, hardcover.Haifa Republic: A Democratic Future for Israel, 1
Rouhani's Africa Policy: Disengagement, 2013–211
The Middle East after Khashoggi1
Decentralization in Libya after the Arab Spring1
Democrats’ Attitudes toward the Israeli‐Palestinian Conflict1
The Geopolitics of U.S. Energy Sanctions Against Iran1
Islamic Banking in Oman: Laying the Foundations1
Interview: Shir Hever The German‐Israeli “Special Relationship”1
The Impact of Climate Change on the Middle East1
Covid and China's BRI in Iraq and Syria1
From Defense to Offense: Realist Shifts in Saudi Foreign Policy1
Decolonizing Palestine: Hamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial, by SomdeepSen. Cornell University Press, 2020. 186 pages. $25.95, paperback.1
Blind Spot: America and the Palestinians, from Balfour to Trump1
A Tale of Four Worlds: The Arab Region After the Uprisings1
Religion, the State and Politics In Saudi Arabia1
Permission to Narrate a Pandemic in Palestine1
The Rise of China in the Middle East1
Iran and Russia Pivot to the East: Was It U.S. Pressure?1
The ‘David’ in a Divided Gulf: Qatar's Foreign Policy and the 2017 Gulf Crisis1
The New Gulf Order: Crisis, Mediation, and Reconciliation1
Incessant Interest: Tsarist, Soviet and Putinist Mideast Strategies1
Public Finance in Saudi Arabia: The Need for Reform1
Can Lebanon's Economy Be Saved? A Plan for Revival1
Reciprocal Dependencies: Turkey‐Iran Trade Relations Since the Turn of the 21st Century1
Shii‐Kurd Relations in Post‐2003 Iraq: Visions of Nationalism1
The Abraham Accords and Pakistan1
The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the International Community1
The Return of Great‐Power Competition to the Middle East: A Two‐Level Game1
The United States, Israel and Palestine: An Assessment1
The Last Ottoman Generation and the Making of the Modern Middle East1
Why Russia Has Not (Yet) Won Over Syria And Libya1
Weaponizing Interdependence in the Middle East1
China between Iran and the Gulf Monarchies1
Hezbollah in Syria: An Insurgent's Ideology, Interest, and Survival1
Secularism and Democracy in Israel: Military Service as Case Study1
The Palestinian Refugees in Light of the 2020 Abraham Accords1
Syria‐Russia and the “Arab Spring“: A Reassessment1
Assessing Israel's Motives In Annexing the Jordan Valley0
Erdoğan Rising: The Battle For the Soul of Turkey By Hannah LucindaSmith. William Collins, 2019. 416 pages. $17.99, paper.0
Christians in Kuwait: A Challenge for Political Tolerance0
U.S.‐Iranian Confrontation: Domestic, Regional and Global Implications0
Turkish Foreign Policy in a Neorealist Framework: Bilateral Relations Since 20160
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Playing with Information: The Israeli‐Palestinian Conflict in the Russian Press0
Azerbaijan, Israel, and Iran: An Unlikely Triangle Shaping the Northern Middle East0
Islam and the Arab Revolutions: The Ulama Between Democracy and Autocracy by Usaamaal‐Azami. Oxford University Press, 2022. 392 pages. $70, hardcover.0
Electoral and Constitutional Transitions: Tunisia and Egypt0
The Shadow Commander: Soleimani, the US, and Iran's Global Ambitions by ArashAzizi, Oneworld Publications, 2020. 304 pages. $15.99, hardcover.0
MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman0
US‐Gulf Relations0
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Decolonizing Israel, Liberating Palestine: Zionism, Settler Colonialism, and the Case for One Democratic State, by JeffHalper. Pluto Press, 2021. 256 pages. $19.95, paper.0
Iran's Regional Influence in Light of Its Security Concerns0
The Iran‐Israel Conflict: An Ultra‐Ideological Explanation0
I Accuse!, by NormanFinkelstein. OR Books, 2020. 198 pages. $20, paper0
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The Other Saudi Transformation0
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An Inglorious Revolution: The Syrian Opposition's Compromises0
Kuwaiti Policy toward the “Qatar Crisis“0
Fraternal Enemies: Israel and the Gulf Monarchies0
Benghazi! A New History of the Fiasco That Pushed America and Its World to the BrinkEthanChorin. Hachette Books, 2022. 432 pages. $30, hardcover.0
Security in the Gulf: The View from Oman0
The New Political Islam: Human Rights, Democracy, and Justice0
How the Rise of the Rapid Support Forces Sparked Sudan's Meteoric Descent0
Progress or Conflict? What to Expect for U.S. Policy in the Middle East0
A Solution in Libya: Elections, Mediation and a Victor's Peace0
‘Decisive Victory’ and Israel's Quest For a New Military Strategy0
US Foreign Policy in the Eastern Mediterranean: Power Politics and Ideology Under the Sun, by Spyridon N.Litsas. Springer, 2020. 221 pages. $119.99, paper.0
What Drove Syria Back into the Arab Fold?0
Crisis in the Shiite Crescent: Ascendency of Secularism?0
Remembering His Majesty Sultan Qaboos0
Sanctions, Deterrence, Regime Change: A New Look at US‐Iran Relations0
GCC Youth Survey Report0
The Peace Process between Turkey and the Kurds: Anatomy of a Failure0
America in the World: A History of US Diplomacy and Foreign Policy0
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Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads, DavidRundell. I.B. Tauris, 2020. 336 pages. $27, hardcover.0
Russia's Imprint in Iraqi Kurdistan: Rosneft's Ascendancy0
The Mideast after Covid‐19: Governance and Geopolitics0
The Caliphate of Man: Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought0
Libya's Fragmentation: Structure and Process in Violent Conflict, by WolframLacher, London: I.B. Tauris, 2020. 304 pages. $30.95, paperback.0
Changes in Palestinian and Israeli Leadership: Implications for US Policy0
The 2019 Algerian Protests: A Belated Spring?0
The Libyan Crisis: A Case of Failed Collective Security0
The Art of War in an Age of Peace: U.S. Grand Strategy and Resolute Restraint By MichaelO'Hanlon. Yale University Press, 2021. 304 pages. $22, paperback.0
Searching for Peace: A Memoir of Israel By EhudOlmert. Brookings Institution Press, 2022. 352 pages. $27.99, hardcover.0
A Middle East Cooperation and Security Process: Has the Time Come?0
The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal0
The Middle East Post‐Petroleum: Averting the Storm0
To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America into Iraq0
Assad or We Burn the Country: How One Family's Lust for Power Destroyed Syria0
Iran and Regional Convergence in Eurasia0
Iran and the SCO: The Quest For Legitimacy and Regime Preservation0
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Russia and the Kurds: A Soft‐Power Tool for the Kremlin?0
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A Rare Successful Nonproliferation Policy: The JCPOA0
Hezbollah's Coercion And the Israel‐Lebanon Maritime Deal0
Popular Resistance against Israeli Territorial Expropriation: Beita as a Model0
Azerbaijan and Iran: A Shift in Geopolitical Gravity0
Middle East Cyber Security: Threats and Opportunities0
The EU and the Mideast Order: Ideology vs. Power Balancing0
Nested Game of Elections in Iran0
China's Approach to the Iran‐Saudi Arabia Rivalry0
Iran at War: From Cyrus to Soleimani0
Peace Is Relative: Qatar and Agreements with Israel0
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Bahrain's Vision in the New Gulf Order0
Dynastic Sacredness: Islam and the Arab Spring in Morocco0
ChristopherM. Davidson, From Sheikhs to Sultanism: Statecraft and Authority in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, &, Oxford University Press, 2021. 516 pages. $45, hardcover0
Chinese Foreign Policy Toward the Middle East, by KadirTemiz. Routledge, 2021. 222 pages. $160, hardcover.0
The Regional Origins of the Libyan Conflict0
The US Adventure in Western Sahara: From Ford to Trump0
Mythologies without End: The US, Israel, and the Arab‐Israeli Conflict, 1917–2020, by JeromeSlater. Oxford University Press: Oxford University Press, 2020. $29.95. 512 pages.0
The Naked Don't Fear the Water: An Underground Journey with Afghan Refugees, MatthieuAikins, Harper, 2022. 336 pages. $27.99, hardcover.My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadli0
A New U.S. Paradigm for the Middle East: Ending America's Misguided Policy of Domination, by PaulPillar, AndrewBacevich, AnnelleSheline, and Trita Parsi, Quincy Paper No. 2, Quincy Institute for Respo0
The Mind of a Jihadist: The North Islamic Resistance0
Distrusted Partnership: Unpacking Anti‐Americanism in Turkey0
The New Chinese Oil Benchmark: Implications for the Middle East0
From Silicon Valley to the Levant: Innovation in the Eastern Mediterranean0
Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey: Ottomanism, Nationalism, and Multiculturalism0
The British and the Turks: A History of Animosity, 1893–1923JustinMcCarthy. Edinburgh University Press, 2022. 672 pages. $120, hardcover.0
Domestic‐Political Impact of Obama‐Era Sanctions on Iran0
Vendetta and Jihadist Infighting0
The War in Ukraine: Risks and Opportunities For the ‘Post‐Soviet South’0
Droned Out? Counterterrorism Policies in Yemen0
Turkey's Battle with Covid‐19: A Multifaceted Investigation0
The Ambassadors: America's Diplomats on the Front Lines0
Turkey's Foreign Policy in Post‐Soviet Eurasia0
Indispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in a Turbulent World By Robert J.Lieber. Yale University Press, 2022. 264 pages. $35, hardcover.0
Why Peacekeeping Does Not Promote Peace0
Turkey's Military Operations in Iraq: Context and Implications0
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The Evolution of Environmentalism in Turkey0
The EU and Justice in Palestine: An Interview with Grace O'Sullivan0
In with the New: China's Nuclear‐Energy Diplomacy in the Middle East0
The Taliban Regime in Afghanistan: En Route to International Recognition?0
The Future of Iran's Nuclear Dossier: Possible Options0
How Russia Exploited Nationalism in Turkey to Expand Its Influence in Syria0
The Future of Security in the Middle East0
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The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–20170
Turkey's Hydropolitics: Building Order in the Middle East0
The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir, by JohnBolton. Simon and Schuster, 2020. 592 pages. $32.50, hardcover0
Lords of the Desert: Britain's Struggle with America to Dominate the Middle East0
Resisting Change: Tunisia and Algeria Manage Islamism0
Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya After the Arab Spring0
The Winner Does Not Take All: Lessons from the Israel‐Hamas Conflict0
Blood in the Water: How the U.S. and Israel Conspired to Ambush the USS Liberty0
Western Sahara's Unlearned Lessons0
China's Iran Strategy: What Is at Stake?0
Who Defeated ISIS? The Pentagon's War Maps0
Middle East Policy in Transition: Issues for the 117th Congress & the New Administration0
The US Impact on Qatar's Foreign Policy During the Gulf Crisis0
Oil Resources in Relations Between Erbil and Baghdad0
Iran: Historical Context And Latest Developments0
INTERVIEWS: David Croner / Annette Groff0
Turkey's Mission Impossible: War and Peace with the Kurds, by CengizCandar. Lexington Books, 2020. 321 pages. $120.00 hardcover.0
The Middle East in 20200
Sultanism and Civil War in Libya0
Toward Stable Civil‐Military Relations in Sudan0
Saudi Arabia under Ibn Saud: Economic and Financial Foundations of the State0
Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring, RitaStephan and Mounira M.Charrad, eds. NYU Press, 2020. 422 pages. $99 cloth.Embodying Geopolitics: Generations of Women's Activism in Egypt, Jordan, and 0
The Regional‐Supremacy Trap: Disorder in the Middle East0
Antinomies of Alignment: Kuwait and the United States0
Coronavirus Pandemic: The Blame Game in Middle East Geopolitics0
The United States‐Saudi Arabian Relationship0
Keeping the Soldiers at Bay: Coup‐Proofing Strategies in Turkey0
Iran's Trade with Neighbors: Sanctions’ Impact and the Alternatives0
Taliban 2.0 and China's Counterterrorism Diplomacy in Afghanistan0
Nostalgia for the Empire: The Politics of Neo‐Ottomanism By M.Hakan Yavuz. Oxford University Press, 2020. 336 pages. $38.95, hardcover.0
The Fadeout of the Pax Americana in the Middle East0
The Negotiated Desecuritization Of Turkey in Saudi Foreign Policy0
The Findings of the Hariri Tribunal0
Armenian‐Kurdish Relations in the Provinces of Erzurum, Van, Bitlis, 1908‐1920, by GüzinÇaykıran. Hece Yayınları, 2021. 256 pages. $6, paper, Turkish language0
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Kurdish Autonomy and US Foreign Policy: Continuity and Change, VeraEccarius‐Kelly and Michael M.Gunter, editors.: Peter Lang, 2020. 252 pages, $99.95, hardcover.0
Iranian‐Israeli Confrontation: The Cyber Domain0
Transforming Yemen? Divergent Saudi and Emirati Intervention Policies0
Questions on Public Policy and Trust during Covid‐19 in the Middle East and North Africa0
Hydrogen: Fueling EU‐Morocco Energy Cooperation?0
The Future of Energy in the Middle East0
Egyptian Advice Columnists: Envisioning the Good Life in an Era Of Extremism0
Arabs: A 3,000‐Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires0
Political Economies of the Middle East and North Africa0
A Torn Country: Erdoğan's Turkey And the Elections of 20230
The Last Ottoman Wars: The Human Cost, 1877–1923, by JeremySalt. University of Utah Press, 2019. 432 pages. $40, hardcover.0
The China Model and Its Detractors in Iran0
DanielYerginThe New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of NationsPenguin Books, 2020. 544 pages. $22.00, paper.0
The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank: The Theatrics of Woeful Statecraft0
Hizbullah: A Mission to Nowhere, by HilalKhashan. Lexington Books, 2019. 174 pages. $90, hardcover0
Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Forty‐Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion and Collective Memory in the Middle East0
Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads0
Defending Iran: From Revolutionary Guards to Ballistic Missiles, by GawdatBahgat and AnoushiravanEhteshami. Cambridge University Press, 2021. 288 pages. $29.99, paper.0
Islam, Authoritarianism, And Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison By Ahmet T.Kuru. Cambridge University Press, 2019. 316 pages. $38.99, paper.0
The Abraham Accords and Religious Tolerance: Three Tales of Faith‐Based Foreign‐Policy Agenda Setting0
The October 2019 Turkish Incursion into Kurdish Syria: Its Background & Broader Implications0
A New Westphalia in MENA after the Arab Revolutions0
Global Oil‐Market Strategies of Saudi Arabia and Iran0
The Dialectical Conflict of Religious and Secular Ideologies in the Middle East: A Philosophical and Historical Analysis, by Mamoon AminZaki. Outskirts Press, 2018. 276 pages, $20.96, paperback.0
Identity vs. Interests: Turkey Looks East0
Turkish‐Jordanian Relations: Between Change and Stability0
Iran's Africa‐Pivot Policy0
The Economy of the Gulf States0
Anatolian Security and Neo‐Ottomanism: Turkey's Intervention in Syria0
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Bargain and Barter: China's Oil Trade with Iran0
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Saudi Arabia and Iran: Friends or Foes? By BanafshehKeynoush. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 277 pages, $34.99, paperback.0
Who Succeeds in the Competition for Regional Dominance in the Contemporary Middle East?0
“Moderate” Arab States: From the Cold War to the Syrian Conflict0
The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars, and Caliphs By Marc DavidBaer. Basic Books, 2021. 560 pages. $35, hardcover.0
Master of the Game: Henry Kissinger and the Art of Middle East Diplomacy, by MartinIndyk. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 688 pages. $35, hardcover.0
Iran's Water Security: An Emerging Challenge0
A Post‐American Middle East? US Realities Vs. Chinese and Russian Alternatives0
The Thirty‐Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities 1894–19240
Arab‐Israeli Relations on the Eve of the U.S. Election0
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