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  1. American Democracy Promotion in the Changing Middle East

    From Bush to Obama

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh, James Piscatori, Benjamin MacQueen, Amin Saikal

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    The recent "Arab spring", with its popular uprisings in many Arab countries, has exposed the ambiguity at the heart of American promotion of democracy in the Middle East. The US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq were packaged as democracy promotion, as heralding the beginning of a new phase in the...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Muslim Brotherhood in Contemporary Egypt

    Democracy Redefined or Confined?

    By Mariz Tadros

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    The Muslim Brotherhood is one of the oldest and most influential Islamist movements. As the party ascends to power in Egypt, it is poised to adopt a new system of governance and state–society relations, the effects of which are likely to extend well beyond Egypt’s national borders. This book...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Christians and the Middle East Conflict

    Edited by Paul S Rowe, John H.A. Dyck, Jens Zimmermann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    Christians and the Middle East Conflict deals with the relationship of Christians and Christian theology to the various conflicts in the Middle East, a topic that is often sensationalized but still insufficiently understood. Political developments over the last two decades, however, have prompted...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. US Arms Policies Towards the Shah's Iran

    By Stephen McGlinchey

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book reconstructs and explains the arms relationship that successive U.S. administrations developed with the Shah of Iran between 1950 and 1979. This relationship has generally been neglected in the extant literature leading to a series of omissions and distortions in the historical record....

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Three Principles of Mulla Sadra

    Divine Gnosis, Self-Realisation and the Dangers of Pseudo-Knowledge in Islam

    By Colin Turner

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This is the first translation into English of Seh Asl (Three Principles) by the important sixteenth century thinker Mulla Sadra. It contains a detailed introduction by Colin Turner that contextualizes the work and a footnoted commentary on the text itself. Also included is an epilogue and...

    Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Political Leadership, Nascent Statehood and Democracy

    A comparative study

    By Ulrika Möller, Isabell Schierenbeck

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Do political leaders determine whether a polity will receive a democratic future or not? Research and advocates of democracy agree on the significance of political elites for democratization, yet there is a need for a more specific understanding of their role. This book develops a theory of...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Japan’s Civil-Military Diplomacy

    The Banks of the Rubicon

    By Dennis T. Yasutomo

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Since the early 1990s, there has been a clear evolution in the military dimension of Japanese diplomacy. From Gulf War I in 1991 to the present day, an incremental but unmistakable acceptance of, and resort to, military dispatches has taken place, and yet crucially, Japan has not morphed into a...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Religion, Secularism and Politics

    A Mediterranean View

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes, Guy Ben-Porat

    Political debates in many Mediterranean countries today are increasingly framed in dichotomous terms, highlighting divisions between religious and secular worldviews. The role of religion in public life or, put another way, the ‘public return of religion’, is a pertinent and controversial political...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Turkish-Greek Relations

    Rapprochement, Civil Society and the Politics of Friendship

    By Leonidas Karakatsanis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

    Turkish-Greek relations are marked by a long trajectory of enmity and tension. This book sets out to explore the ‘other side’ of that history, focusing on initiatives that have promoted contact between the two societies and encouraged rapprochement. Presenting a new critical re-description of...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Dimensions of Counter-insurgency

    Applying Experience to Practice

    Edited by Tim Benbow, Rod Thornton

    The once-neglected study of counter-insurgency operations has recently emerged as an area of central concern for Western governments and their military organizations. While counter-insurgency represents a hugely challenging form of contemporary warfare, there exists a considerable body of...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge