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Dilemmas of late formation : international system and state survival in the Middle East : case studies : Saudi Arabia and Iraq
(University of St Andrews, 2009-05-06) - Thesis,
This thesis is a theory-proposing and theory-testing study that examines the conditions of state survival in the Middle East. In contrast to the predominant Political Culture and Political Economy approaches, which focus ...
The alliances of a regional power : the case of Syria, 1970-1989
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-23) - Thesis,
The topic of this dissertation is the alliances of a regional power. The framework used to explain this central aspect of International Relations is the realist one, and particularly the work of the Classical Realist Arnold ...
Europe and the Middle East : from imperialism to liberal peace?
(2012-07) - Journal article,
Europe’s relation with the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is discussed in the context of normative (International Society) and materialist approaches (World System’s Theory). First, European imperialism’s export of a ...
The sectarian revolution in the Middle East
(2016-12-18) - Journal article,
This paper seeks to explain the dramatic rise of sectarianism in the Middle East. It distinguishes types of sectarianism and their drivers; looks at the rapid diffusion of sectarianism across the region, and analyses its ...
On very slippery ground : the British churches, Archbishop Fisher and the Suez crisis
(2015) - Journal article,
This article examines the reactions of the churches to the Suez crisis, focusing in particular on the leadership of the Church of England. It argues that the fact of religious establishment required a response from the ...
The sectarianization of the Middle East : transnational identity wars and competitive interference
(2016-08-24) - Journal article,
What explains the rapid diffusion and apparent hegemony of sectarian discourse and practices across the MENA region? This paper will survey the accumulation of factors behind the sectarian surge and on that basis will argue ...