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Volume 66, Number 1, Winter 2012

Table of Contents

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

p. 9


A Dangerous Divide: The Deterioration of Jewish-Palestinian Relations in Israel

pp. 11-29

In Defense of Al-Aqsa: The Islamic Movement inside Israel and the Battle for Jerusalem

pp. 31-52

Redefining the Relationship: Reclaiming American Public Diplomacy from the US Military in Iraq

pp. 53-78

Bahrain, Qatar, and the Hawar Islands: Resolution of a Gulf Territorial Dispute

pp. 79-96

Saudi Influence on Islamic Institutions in Turkey Beginning in the 1970s

pp. 97-110



pp. 111-161

Book Reviews

Understanding Egypt's Worldly Miracles

pp. 163-170


Afghanistan and the Defence of Empire: Diplomacy and Strategy During the Great Game (review)

pp. 171-172


Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt: An Environmental History (review)

pp. 172-173


We Lived to Tell: Political Prison Memoirs of Iranian Women (review)

pp. 173-174


Sectarianism in Iraq: Antagonistic Visions of Unity (review)

pp. 174-176


A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism (review)

pp. 176-177

The Forgotten Palestinians: A History of the Palestinians in Israel (review)

pp. 177-179

The Israeli Economy from the Foundation of the State through the 21st Century (review)

pp. 179-180


King's Counsel: A Memoir of War, Espionage, and Diplomacy in the Middle East (review)

pp. 180-182


Kurdish Identity, Discourse, and New Media (review)

pp. 182-183

The Margins of Empire: Kurdish Militias in the Ottoman Tribal Zone (review)

pp. 183-184


The Berber Identity Movement and the Challenge to North African States (review)

pp. 184-185

Palestine and Palestinians

Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector (review)

pp. 186-187

Saudi Arabia

Awakening Islam: The Politics of Religious Dissent in Contemporary Saudi Arabia (review)

pp. 187-188

United Arab Emirates

Dubai: The City as Corporation (review)

pp. 188-189


Islamic Law and Civil Code: The Law of Property in Egypt (review)

pp. 189-190


The New Arab Journalist: Mission and Identity in a Time of Turmoil (review)

pp. 190-192

Modern History and Politics

The Oil Kings: How the U.S., Iran and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East (review)

pp. 192-194

Reset Middle East: Old Friends and New Allies: Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Israel, Iran (review)

pp. 194-196

The Islamic World in the New Century: The Organization of the Islamic Conference, 1969-2009 (review)

pp. 196-197

Pre-20th Century History

Arabian Seas 1700-1763 (review)

pp. 197-198

Recent Publications

pp. 198-200

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