Middle East Policy

(The TQCC of Middle East Policy is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
The Second Karabakh War: Russia vs. Turkey?8
Cybersecurity in the GCC: From Economic Development to Geopolitical Controversy7
The Abraham Accords and Pakistan7
Eastern Mediterranean Gas Discoveries: Local and Global Impact6
The Practice of Corruption in Lebanon6
Middle East Pre‐Existing Conditions: Regional Security after Covid‐195
Sub‐Saharan Africa: A Theater for Middle East Power Struggles5
The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan And Lebanon: Impact And Implications5
The ‘David’ in a Divided Gulf: Qatar's Foreign Policy and the 2017 Gulf Crisis4
The Covid‐19 Pandemic and Iranian Health Diplomacy4
Dam Wars: Are Ethiopia, Turkey, and Iran Leading to Water Armageddon?4
The Afghan Peace Process: Domestic Fault Lines4
Israel's Periphery Doctrines: Then and Now4
Hezbollah in Syria: An Insurgent's Ideology, Interest, and Survival4
Can Sudan's Democratic Transition Be Salvaged?3
The Israel‐Hamas War: Historical Context and International Law3
Turkish Foreign Policy in a Neorealist Framework: Bilateral Relations Since 20162
The Rise of China in the Middle East2
The Geopolitics of U.S. Energy Sanctions Against Iran2
Hydrogen: Fueling EU‐Morocco Energy Cooperation?2
The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the International Community2
Iran's Regional Dynamics: A Piecemeal Approach2
The Significance of ISIS's State Building in Syria2
The War in Ukraine: Risks and Opportunities For the ‘Post‐Soviet South’2
Iran's Foreign Policy in the Middle East: A Grand Strategy2
A Post‐American Middle East? US Realities Vs. Chinese and Russian Alternatives2
Rouhani's Africa Policy: Disengagement, 2013–212
Strategic Depth Through Enclaves: Iran, Syria, and Hezbollah2
Democrats’ Attitudes toward the Israeli‐Palestinian Conflict1
The Return of Great‐Power Competition to the Middle East: A Two‐Level Game1
Bargain and Barter: China's Oil Trade with Iran1
China between Iran and the Gulf Monarchies1
In with the New: China's Nuclear‐Energy Diplomacy in the Middle East1
Decolonizing Palestine: Hamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial, by SomdeepSen. Cornell University Press, 2020. 186 pages. $25.95, paperback.1
The Impact of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on the Middle East1
Weaponizing Interdependence in the Middle East1
The Palestinian Refugees in Light of the 2020 Abraham Accords1
China's Approach to the Iran‐Saudi Arabia Rivalry1
Azerbaijan, Israel, and Iran: An Unlikely Triangle Shaping the Northern Middle East1
Electoral and Constitutional Transitions: Tunisia and Egypt1
Reciprocal Dependencies: Turkey‐Iran Trade Relations Since the Turn of the 21st Century1
Turkey's Military Operations in Iraq: Context and Implications1
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
Shii‐Kurd Relations in Post‐2003 Iraq: Visions of Nationalism1
Covid and China's BRI in Iraq and Syria1
Why Russia Has Not (Yet) Won Over Syria And Libya1
How Russia Exploited Nationalism in Turkey to Expand Its Influence in Syria1
Security & Defense in Small States: Qatar, the UAE and Singapore1
Questions on Public Policy and Trust during Covid‐19 in the Middle East and North Africa1
Syria‐Russia and the “Arab Spring“: A Reassessment1
The Biden Administration and Rojava: Old Wine, New Bottle?1
The Impact of Climate Change on the Middle East1
Permission to Narrate a Pandemic in Palestine1
F‐35 Crisis: Will Turkish‐US Defense Cooperation Continue?1
Can Lebanon's Economy Be Saved? A Plan for Revival1
Sanctions, Deterrence, Regime Change: A New Look at US‐Iran Relations1
Toward Stable Civil‐Military Relations in Sudan1
Iran's Water Security: An Emerging Challenge1
The New Gulf Order: Crisis, Mediation, and Reconciliation1
Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya After the Arab Spring0
Resisting Change: Tunisia and Algeria Manage Islamism0
The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars, and Caliphs By Marc DavidBaer. Basic Books, 2021. 560 pages. $35, hardcover.0
Turkey's Foreign Policy in Post‐Soviet Eurasia0
Libya's Fragmentation: Structure and Process in Violent Conflict, by WolframLacher, London: I.B. Tauris, 2020. 304 pages. $30.95, paperback.0
Anatolian Security and Neo‐Ottomanism: Turkey's Intervention in Syria0
China's Iran Strategy: What Is at Stake?0
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Master of the Game: Henry Kissinger and the Art of Middle East Diplomacy, by MartinIndyk. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 688 pages. $35, hardcover.0
Erdoğan Rising: The Battle For the Soul of Turkey By Hannah LucindaSmith. William Collins, 2019. 416 pages. $17.99, paper.0
Assad or We Burn the Country: How One Family's Lust for Power Destroyed Syria0
Turkey's Mission Impossible: War and Peace with the Kurds, by CengizCandar. Lexington Books, 2020. 321 pages. $120.00 hardcover.0
The US Adventure in Western Sahara: From Ford to Trump0
Assessing Israel's Motives In Annexing the Jordan Valley0
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“Moderate” Arab States: From the Cold War to the Syrian Conflict0
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
The Evolution of the Gulf: History and Theories Of a Complex Subregional System0
Patterns of Nationhood and Saving the State in Turkey: Ottomanism, Nationalism, and Multiculturalism0
The Shadow Commander: Soleimani, the US, and Iran's Global Ambitions by ArashAzizi, Oneworld Publications, 2020. 304 pages. $15.99, hardcover.0
Islam and the Arab Revolutions: The Ulama Between Democracy and Autocracy by Usaamaal‐Azami. Oxford University Press, 2022. 392 pages. $70, hardcover.0
The Fertility Revolution of the Arab Countries Following the Arab Spring0
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The Negotiated Desecuritization Of Turkey in Saudi Foreign Policy0
Turkey's Nuclear Security Regime: An Assessment0
Arabs: A 3,000‐Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires0
Woman, Life, Freedom, One Year Later: Will the Iran Protests Succeed?0
The Past, Present, and Future of Gulf Sovereign Wealth Fund Investments in China0
Vendetta and Jihadist Infighting0
Searching for Peace: A Memoir of Israel By EhudOlmert. Brookings Institution Press, 2022. 352 pages. $27.99, hardcover.0
Between the Superpowers: Gulf States and Israel Navigate the New Mideast Dynamics0
Benghazi! A New History of the Fiasco That Pushed America and Its World to the BrinkEthanChorin. Hachette Books, 2022. 432 pages. $30, hardcover.0
Why Peacekeeping Does Not Promote Peace0
The Impact of Eurasianism On Turkey's Role in the Ukraine War0
INTERVIEWS: David Croner / Annette Groff0
Erdoğan's Bid to Re‐Establish Dominance After His Pyrrhic Victory0
I Accuse!, by NormanFinkelstein. OR Books, 2020. 198 pages. $20, paper0
Hizbullah: A Mission to Nowhere, by HilalKhashan. Lexington Books, 2019. 174 pages. $90, hardcover0
Turkey's Battle with Covid‐19: A Multifaceted Investigation0
Domestic‐Political Impact of Obama‐Era Sanctions on Iran0
Lives Between the Lines: A Journey in Search of the Lost Levant By MichaelVatikiotis. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2022. 304 pages. $17.99, paper.0
Iran's Strategies in Response To Changes in US‐China Relations0
The New Chinese Oil Benchmark: Implications for the Middle East0
The Mideast after Covid‐19: Governance and Geopolitics0
The Regional‐Supremacy Trap: Disorder in the Middle East0
America in the World: A History of US Diplomacy and Foreign Policy0
Kuwaiti Policy toward the “Qatar Crisis“0
The Saudi‐UAE Divide over the Yemen Quagmire0
The British and the Turks: A History of Animosity, 1893–1923JustinMcCarthy. Edinburgh University Press, 2022. 672 pages. $120, hardcover.0
Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads, DavidRundell. I.B. Tauris, 2020. 336 pages. $27, hardcover.0
The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir, by JohnBolton. Simon and Schuster, 2020. 592 pages. $32.50, hardcover0
Iran's Regional Influence in Light of Its Security Concerns0
Security in the Gulf: The View from Oman0
Playing with Information: The Israeli‐Palestinian Conflict in the Russian Press0
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The Future of Iran's Nuclear Dossier: Possible Options0
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
Who Succeeds in the Competition for Regional Dominance in the Contemporary Middle East?0
Iran and Regional Convergence in Eurasia0
Turkey's Hydropolitics: Building Order in the Middle East0
Bahrain's Vision in the New Gulf Order0
Arab‐Israeli Relations on the Eve of the U.S. Election0
Iran's Trade with Neighbors: Sanctions’ Impact and the Alternatives0
Russia and the Kurds: A Soft‐Power Tool for the Kremlin?0
Iran and the SCO: The Quest For Legitimacy and Regime Preservation0
Oil Resources in Relations Between Erbil and Baghdad0
Who Defeated ISIS? The Pentagon's War Maps0
Iran at War: From Cyrus to Soleimani0
A Rare Successful Nonproliferation Policy: The JCPOA0
Taliban 2.0 and China's Counterterrorism Diplomacy in Afghanistan0
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
Middle East Cyber Security: Threats and Opportunities0
The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–20170
Dynastic Sacredness: Islam and the Arab Spring in Morocco0
The EU and Justice in Palestine: An Interview with Grace O'Sullivan0
ChristopherM. Davidson, From Sheikhs to Sultanism: Statecraft and Authority in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, &, Oxford University Press, 2021. 516 pages. $45, hardcover0
The Iran‐Israel Conflict: An Ultra‐Ideological Explanation0
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
Christians in Kuwait: A Challenge for Political Tolerance0
The Arc of a Covenant: The United States, Israel, and the Fate of the Jewish People By Walter RussellMead. Knopf, 2022. 672 pages. $35, hardcover.0
The Arc of a Covenant: The United States, Israel, and the Fate of the Jewish People By Walter RussellMead. Knopf, 2022. 672 pages. $35, hardcover.We Are Not One: A History of America's Fight Over Isra0
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Changes in Palestinian and Israeli Leadership: Implications for US Policy0
The Persian Gulf's Transition From American Unipolarity0
The China Model and Its Detractors in Iran0
Qatar and the Gulf Crisis By Kristian CoatesUlrichsen. Oxford University Press, 2020. 348 pages. $37.50, hardcover.0
How the Rise of the Rapid Support Forces Sparked Sudan's Meteoric Descent0
Political Economies of the Middle East and North Africa0
What Drove Syria Back into the Arab Fold?0
MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman0
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
The Ambassadors: America's Diplomats on the Front Lines0
The Regional Origins of the Libyan Conflict0
The Evolution of Environmentalism in Turkey0
Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Forty‐Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion and Collective Memory in the Middle East0
The Last Ottoman Wars: The Human Cost, 1877–1923, by JeremySalt. University of Utah Press, 2019. 432 pages. $40, hardcover.0
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
The UAE's Foreign Policy Drivers0
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Muslim Brotherhood Memoirs: Prison as a Link among Hostile Groups0
The Future of Security in the Middle East0
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Peace Is Relative: Qatar and Agreements with Israel0
Distrusted Partnership: Unpacking Anti‐Americanism in Turkey0
How the Islamic State Rivalry Pushes the Taliban to Extremes0
‘Decisive Victory’ and Israel's Quest For a New Military Strategy0
DanielYerginThe New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of NationsPenguin Books, 2020. 544 pages. $22.00, paper.0
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UAE's Balancing Strategy Between the United States and China0
The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank: The Theatrics of Woeful Statecraft0
Turkish‐Jordanian Relations: Between Change and Stability0
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To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America into Iraq0
US‐Gulf Relations0
Saudi Arabia and Iran: Friends or Foes? By BanafshehKeynoush. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 277 pages, $34.99, paperback.0
A Middle East Cooperation and Security Process: Has the Time Come?0
Hezbollah's Coercion And the Israel‐Lebanon Maritime Deal0
The Other Saudi Transformation0
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Nostalgia for the Empire: The Politics of Neo‐Ottomanism By M.Hakan Yavuz. Oxford University Press, 2020. 336 pages. $38.95, hardcover.0
The US Impact on Qatar's Foreign Policy During the Gulf Crisis0
Western Sahara's Unlearned Lessons0
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Identity vs. Interests: Turkey Looks East0
Antinomies of Alignment: Kuwait and the United States0
The Winner Does Not Take All: Lessons from the Israel‐Hamas Conflict0
Fraternal Enemies: Israel and the Gulf Monarchies0
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
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
Armenian‐Kurdish Relations in the Provinces of Erzurum, Van, Bitlis, 1908‐1920, by GüzinÇaykıran. Hece Yayınları, 2021. 256 pages. $6, paper, Turkish language0
Popular Resistance against Israeli Territorial Expropriation: Beita as a Model0
Keeping the Soldiers at Bay: Coup‐Proofing Strategies in Turkey0
The Mind of a Jihadist: The North Islamic Resistance0
The Fadeout of the Pax Americana in the Middle East0
Chinese Foreign Policy Toward the Middle East, by KadirTemiz. Routledge, 2021. 222 pages. $160, hardcover.0
Transforming Yemen? Divergent Saudi and Emirati Intervention Policies0
Iran: Historical Context And Latest Developments0
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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
From Silicon Valley to the Levant: Innovation in the Eastern Mediterranean0
Information and War: A Case Study in Gaza0
Shifting Sands: US Gulf Policy Recalibrates As China's Regional Ambitions Grow0
Islam, Authoritarianism, And Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison By Ahmet T.Kuru. Cambridge University Press, 2019. 316 pages. $38.99, paper.0
Explaining the Decline Of Suicide Terrorism in Turkey0
Progress or Conflict? What to Expect for U.S. Policy in the Middle East0
Saudi Arabia under Ibn Saud: Economic and Financial Foundations of the State0
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The Middle East in 20200
Droned Out? Counterterrorism Policies in Yemen0
Defending Iran: From Revolutionary Guards to Ballistic Missiles, by GawdatBahgat and AnoushiravanEhteshami. Cambridge University Press, 2021. 288 pages. $29.99, paper.0
Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads0
Iraq's Struggle to Contend With the Sino–US Rivalry0
The Findings of the Hariri Tribunal0
A New Westphalia in MENA after the Arab Revolutions0
GCC Youth Survey Report0
Indispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in a Turbulent World By Robert J.Lieber. Yale University Press, 2022. 264 pages. $35, hardcover.0
Iranian‐Israeli Confrontation: The Cyber Domain0
Iran's Africa‐Pivot Policy0
The Abraham Accords and Religious Tolerance: Three Tales of Faith‐Based Foreign‐Policy Agenda Setting0
The Role of the Gulf in the Longue Durée Of China's Foreign Policy0
Sultanism and Civil War in Libya0
Coronavirus Pandemic: The Blame Game in Middle East Geopolitics0
The Future of Energy in the Middle East0
Middle East Policy in Transition: Issues for the 117th Congress & the New Administration0
A Torn Country: Erdoğan's Turkey And the Elections of 20230
Crisis in the Shiite Crescent: Ascendency of Secularism?0