restricted access   Volume 68, Number 2, Spring 2014

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

p. 195


The Pashtunistan Issue and Politics in Afghanistan, 1947–1952

pp. 197-209

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia: Deference, Dependence, and Deterrence

pp. 211-228

Tribal Politics in Contemporary Jordan: The Case of the Hirak Movement

pp. 229-247

The 2013 Israeli General Election: Travails of the Former King

pp. 248-267

The Dynamics of Israel’s Democratic Tribalism

pp. 268-286


Chronology: October 16, 2013 – January 15, 2014

pp. 287-317

Book Reviews

Sectarian Dimensions

pp. 318-322


The Muslim Brotherhood: Evolution of an Islamist Movement by Carrie Rosefsky Wickham (review)

pp. 323-324


Ethnic Identity and the State in Iran by Alam Saleh (review)

pp. 324-325


Citizen Strangers: Palestinians and the Birth of Israel’s Liberal Settler State by Shira Robinson (review)

pp. 325-326

Israel’s Security Networks: A Theoretical and Comparative Perspective by Gabriel Sheffer, Oren Barak (review)

pp. 326-327


Democracy and Youth in the Middle East: Islam, Tribalism and the Rentier State in Oman by Sulaiman H. Al-Farsi (review)

pp. 327-328

Monsoon Revolution: Republics, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965–1976 by Abdel Razzaq Takriti (review)

pp. 328-330


Tunisia since the Arab Conquest: The Saga of a Westernized Muslim State by Jacob Abadi (review)

pp. 330-331


Turkey-Syria Relations: Between Enmity and Amity ed. by Raymond Hinnebusch, Özlem Tür (review)

pp. 331-332


Modern Perspectives on Islamic Law by Ann Black, Hossein Esmaeili, Nadirsyah Hosen (review)

p. 333

Modern History and Politics

Decoding Al-Qaeda’s Strategy: The Deep Battle Against America by Michael W.S. Ryan (review)

pp. 334-335

Justice Interrupted: The Struggle for Constitutional Government in the Middle East by Elizabeth F. Thompson (review)

pp. 335-336

The Syria-Iran Axis: Cultural Diplomacy and International Relations in the Middle East by Nadia von Maltzahn, and: Saudi Arabia and Iran: Soft Power Rivalry in the Middle East by Simon Mabon (review)

pp. 336-338

Demography and Democracy: Essays on Nationalism, Gender and Ideology by Himani Bannerji (review)

pp. 338-339

Philosophy, Religion, and Science

War and Peace in Islam: A Critique of Islamic/ist Political Discourses by S.M Farid Mirbagheri (review)

pp. 339-340

Recent Publications

Recent Publications

pp. 341-344