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  1. The Sudanese Communist Party

    Ideology and Party Politics

    By Tareq Y. Ismael

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book serves as a case study of the Sudanese Communist Party and its impact as a grassroots movement that championed the Sudanese people. It accomplishes this by providing a rich narrative that details the SCP's inception, main players, important milestones and values of the Party. In this...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Contested Sudan

    The Political Economy of War and Reconstruction

    By Ibrahim Elnur

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Since gaining independence in 1956, Sudan has endured a troubled history, including the longest civil war in African history in Southern Sudan and more recent conflicts such as the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. This book explores this history of ensuing conflict, examining why Sudan failed to...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Monetary Union in the Gulf

    Prospects for a Single Currency in the Arabian Peninsula

    By Emilie Rutledge

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    At a time of momentous shifts in the balance of world economic forces epitomized by the current oil price boom, the weakening US dollar and the global credit crunch; the meteoric rise of the Arabian peninsula cannot be understated. Neither, therefore, can their planned monetary union. As key...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Islands and International Politics in the Persian Gulf

    The Abu Musa and Tunbs in Strategic Context

    By Kourosh Ahmadi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    The position of the Persian Gulf as the main highway between East and West has long given this region special significance both within the Middle East and in global affairs more generally. This book examines the history of international relations in the Gulf since the 1820s as great powers such as...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. China's Relations with Arabia and the Gulf 1949-1999

    By Mohamed Mousa Mohamed Ali Bin Huwaidin

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book provides a detailed analysis of China's foreign policy towards the Gulf and Arabian peninsula region from the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to the end of the 20th century. Based on extensive original research, it looks at the relations between China and each of...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Iraq, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World

    Edited by Ali Paya, John L Esposito

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Iraq, democracy and Islam are powerful global forces which shape not only many aspects of the lives of Muslims, but the lives of other citizens of the world as well. This book explores many of the challenging questions posed by the interconnections between these three forces, concentrating on...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Palestinian Politics and the Middle East Peace Process

    Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiating Team

    By Ghassan Khatib

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Eight years after the second Palestinian uprising, the Oslo accords signed in 1993 seem to have failed. The reasons for the failure continue to fascinate students, politicians, researchers and policymakers alike. This book explores one of the major aspects of the bilateral peace process – the...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Islam in the Eyes of the West

    Images and Realities in an Age of Terror

    Edited by Tareq Y. Ismael, Andrew Rippin

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    From the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in New York to the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the presence of Muslim communities in the West has generated security issues and major political concern. The government, the media, and the general public have raised questions...

    Published June 28th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Iran-Europe Relations

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Seyyed Hossein Mousavian

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book provides an assessment of relations between Iran and Europe, identifying the areas of common interest as well as the issues of conflict, whilst putting contemporary relations into their proper context with an account of their development since the early years of the twentieth century....

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Extremism in Kuwait

    From the Muslim Brotherhood to Al-Qaeda and other Islamic Political Groups

    By Falah Abdullah al-Mdaires

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book is the first to provide a complete overview of Islamic extremism in Kuwait. It traces the development of Islamist fundamentalist groups in Kuwait, both Shiite and Sunni, from the beginning of the twentieth century. It outlines the nature and origins of the many different groups, considers...

    Published April 30th 2010 by Routledge