The Arab World and Iran: A Turbulent Region in Transition (Middle East Today) (Hardcover)

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The Arab World and Iran: A Turbulent Region in Transition (Middle East Today) (Hardcover)

By Amin Saikal (Editor)

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Chapter 1 The Middle East and North Africa: An Arena of Change and Transition?; Amin Saikal
Part I The Arab World: Prospects and Challenges in TransitionChapter 2 Prospects for Democratization in the Middle East Post-Arab Spring; Fethi MansouriChapter 3 The Post-Uprising Arab World and the West: Mythology and Cultural Challenges; Robert BowkerChapter 4 Political Economy Dynamics in the Arab Gulf States: Implications for Political Transition; Matthew Gray
Part II Islamism and Sectarian PoliticsChapter 5 Islam, Islamism, Muslims, and Governance: Beyond "Islam and Democracy"; Hisham HellyerChapter 6 The Saudi 'Ulama and the Syrian Civil War; Raihan IsmailChapter 7 Sectarian and Ethnic Politics: The Syrian Conflict; Minerva Nasser-Eddine
Part III Iranian Domestic Politics and Regional InfluenceChapter 8 Iran's Syrian Foreign Policy Objectives; Shahram AkbarzadehChapter 9 Iran's Relations with Afghanistan's National Unity Government; Bruce KoepkeChapter 10 Iranian-Saudi Relations in a Changing Regional Environment; Amin SaikalChapter 11 Conclusion; Amin Saikal
Amin Saikal is Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Public Policy Fellow, and Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (Middle East and Central Asia) at the Australian National University. He has published numerous books as author and editor; his work has also appeared in major journals and dailies, including The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, and The Guardian. He is a frequent commentator on TV and radio networks on issues pertinent to his field of specialty.
Product Details ISBN: 9781137561244
ISBN-10: 1137561246
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: June 21st, 2016
Pages: 220
Language: English
Series: Middle East Today