restricted access   Volume 63, Number 2, Spring 2009

Table of Contents

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

pp. 189-190


Border Guards of the “Imagined” Watan: Arab Journalists and the New Arab Consciousness

pp. 191-212

The Local and Global Jihad of al-Qa‘ida in the Islamic Maghrib

pp. 213-226

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Policy and Challenges for Energy Security

pp. 227-239

Shari‘a under Challenge: The Political History of Islamic Legal Institutions in Israel

pp. 241-259

“That So Fair a Thing Should Be So Frail”: The Ford Foundation and the Failure of Rural Development in Iran, 1953–1964

pp. 261-284


Chronology: October 16, 2008 – January 15, 2009

pp. 285-312

Book Reviews

The Big Chill: Democracy Promotion in the Arab Middle East

pp. 315-320


The Makings of Modern Afghanistan (review)

p. 321

Arab-Israeli Conflict

Negotiating Under Fire: Preserving Peace Talks in the Face of Terror Attacks (review)

pp. 322-323


American Evangelicals in Egypt: Missionary Encounters in an Age of Empire (review)

pp. 323-324


A History of Iran: Empire of the Mind (review)

pp. 324-325

Honeymoon in Tehran: Two Years of Love and Danger in Iran (review)

pp. 325-326

Persian Dreams: Moscow and Tehran since the Fall of the Shah (review)

pp. 326-327

Iran’s Intellectual Revolution (review)

pp. 327-328


Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine (review)

pp. 328-330

Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism (review)

pp. 330-331

Israel’s Occupation (review)

pp. 331-333


Inter-Arab Alliances: Regime Security and Jordanian Foreign Policy (review)

pp. 333-334

King Hussein of Jordan: A Political Life (review)

pp. 334-335


Kurdistan: Crafting of National Selves (review)

pp. 335-337


Libya: From Colony to Independence (review)

pp. 337-338


Swat State (1915–1969): From Genesis to Merger (review)

pp. 338-339

Palestine and Palestinians

Mountain against the Sea: Essays on Palestinian Society and Culture (review)

pp. 339-340

Saudi Arabia

Religion and Politics in Saudi Arabia: Wahhabism and the State (review)

pp. 341-342

Culture and Society

Charity in Islamic Societies (review)

pp. 342-343

Modern History and Politics

Beaches, Ruins, Resorts: The Politics of Tourism in the Arab World (review)

pp. 343-344

Jewish Property Claims against Arab Countries (review)

pp. 344-346

Recent Publications

Recent Publications

pp. 346-349