restricted access   Volume 71, Number 3, Summer 2017

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

pp. 343-344


Territory, Sovereignty, and New Statehood in the Middle East and North Africa

pp. 345-362

‘Sectarianism’ and Its Discontents in the Study of the Middle East

pp. 363-382

Identity and the Ba‘th Regime’s Campaign against Kurdish Rebels in Northern Iraq

pp. 383-401

Human Rights and Wrongs in Iran’s Drug Diplomacy with Europe

pp. 403-432

Palestinian Refugee Visits to Their Former Homes

pp. 433-449


Chronology: January 16, 2017 – April 15, 2017

pp. 450-478

Policy Essay

Toward a Comprehensive Solution? Yemen’s Two-Year Peace Process

pp. 479-488

Book Reviews

Arab-Israeli Conflict

The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East by Guy Laron (review)

pp. 489-490

The Commander: Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the Fight for Arab Independence, 1914–1948 by Laila Parsons (review)

pp. 491-492


Copts and the Security State: Violence, Coercion, and Sectarianism in Contemporary Egypt by Laure Guirguis (review)

pp. 492-493

Industrial Sexuality: Gender, Urbanization, and Social Transformation in Egypt by Hanan Hammad (review)

pp. 493-494


Democracy in Iran: Why It Failed and How It Might Succeed by Misagh Parsa (review)

pp. 495-497

Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic by Blake Atwood (review)

pp. 497-498

The Military in Post-Revolutionary Iran: The Evolution and Roles of the Revolutionary Guards by Hesam Forozan (review)

pp. 498-500


Family Law in Syria: Patriarchy, Pluralism and Personal Status Laws by Esther van Eijk (review)

pp. 500-501


The New Turkey and Its Discontents by Simon A. Waldman and Emre Caliskan (review)

pp. 501-504

Modern History and Politics

Statecraft in the Middle East: Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and Security by Imad Mansour (review)

pp. 504-505

Congress and the Shaping of the Middle East by Kirk J. Beattie (review)

pp. 506-507

America’s Dream Palace: Middle East Expertise and the Rise of the National Security State by Osamah F. Khalil (review)

pp. 507-508

Counter Jihad: America’s Military Experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria by Brian Glyn Williams (review)

pp. 509-511

Philosophy, Religion, and Science

Salafi-Jihadism: The History of an Idea by Shiraz Maher (review)

pp. 511-513

Recent Publications

Recent Publication

pp. 514-515