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Volume 67, Number 3, Summer 2013

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

p. 343


Iran’s Basij: Membership in a Militant Islamist Organization

pp. 345-361

University under Siege: The Case of the Professors’ Basij Organization

pp. 363-379

Russia and the Persian Gulf: Trade, Energy, and Interdependence

pp. 381-403

The Price of Peace: A Reevaluation of the Economic Dimension in the Middle East Peace Process

pp. 405-425

MEI Policy Essay

The Future of Arms Control in the Middle East

pp. 426-436


Chronology: January 16, 2013 – April 15, 2013

pp. 437-466

Book Reviews

Documenting the Roots and Dynamics of the Syrian Uprising

pp. 467-474


Afghanistan in Transition: Beyond 2014? ed. by Shanthie Mariet D’Souza (review)

pp. 475-476

Arab-Israeli Conflict

Pathways to Peace: America and the Arab-Israeli Conflict ed. by Daniel C. Kurtzer, and: Brokers of Deceit: How the US Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East by Rashid Khalidi (review)

pp. 476-478


Nasser’s Gamble: How Intervention in Yemen Caused the Six-Day War and the Decline of Egyptian Power, by Jesse Ferris (review)

pp. 478-480


Reclaiming Iraq: The 1920 Revolution and the Founding of the Modern State, by Abbas Kadhim (review)

pp. 480-481


The Triumph of Israel’s Radical Right, by Ami Pedahzur (review)

pp. 481-482


Pax Syriana: Elite Politics in Postwar Lebanon, by Rola el-Husseini (review)

pp. 482-483

Saudi Arabia

Legal and Political Reforms in Sa‘udi Arabia, by Joseph A. Kéchichian (review)

pp. 484-485

Politics and Society in Saudi Arabia: The Crucial Years of Development, 1960–1982, by Sarah Yizraeli (review)

pp. 485-486


Damascus Diary: An Inside Account of Hafez al-Asad’s Peace Diplomacy, by Bouthaina Shaaban (review)

pp. 486-487


Regionalism and Rebellion in Yemen: A Troubled National Union, by Stephen W. Day (review)

pp. 487-489

Modern History and Politics

Asymmetry of Interest: Turkish-Iranian Relations since 1979, by Eliot Hentov (review)

pp. 489-490

Tell This in My Memory: Stories of Enslavement from Egypt, Sudan and the Ottoman Empire, by Eve Troutt Powell (review)

pp. 490-492

Philosophy, Religion, and Science

The Impossible State: Islam, Politics, and Modernity’s Moral Predicament by Wael B. Hallaq (review)

pp. 492-493

Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East, by Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon (review)

pp. 493-494

Toward an Islamic Enlightenment: The Gülen Movement by M. Hakan Yavuz (review)

pp. 494-496

Recent Publications

pp. 496-499

Research Areas


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