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Raihan Ismail, 'The Saudi Ulama and the Syrian Civil War', The Arab World and Iran: A Turbulent Region in Transition,  Saikal, Amin (Ed.) Palgrave MacMillan, 2016, pp 83-102.

Kirill Nourzhanov, 'Russia's Afghanistan policy after 2014: Staying an arm's length and preparing for the worst', in Amin Saikal and Kirill Nourzhanov, eds., Afghanistan and its Neighbors after the NATO Withdrawal, New York: Lexington Press, 2016, pp 163-178.

Amin Saikal, 'Iran and the Changing Regional Strategic Environment', Akbarzadeh, Shahram, Conduit, Dara (Eds.) Iran in the World, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, pp. 17-31.

Aly Zaman, 'Beyond Strategic Depth? Pakistan's evolving relationship with Afghanistan', in Amin Saikal and Kirill Nourzhanov, eds., Afghanistan and its Neighbors after the NATO Withdrawal, New York: Lexington Press, 2016, pp 49-62.

Amin Saikal, 'Lessons for Democracy in the wake of the Arab Spring', Sverre Lodgaard (ed) External Powers and the Arab Spring, Scandinavian Academic Press, Norway, pp. 12-38.

Christian Bleuer, 'Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan's Diminishing relationship', in Amin Saikal and Kirill Nourzhanov, eds., Afghanistan and its Neighbors after the NATO Withdrawal, New York: Lexington Press, 2016, pp 129-146.

Amin Saikal, 'Afghanistan and Iraq: State-Building in Countries with Strong Societies' in Amin Saikal (ed.) Weak States, Strong Societies: Power and Authority in the New World Order, London, IB Tauris, 2016, pp. 107-122.

Amin Saikal, 'Afghanistan, Iraq and the war on terror', in Tom Frame and Albert Palazzo, (eds.) On Ops: Lessons and Challenges for the Australian Army since East Timor, Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2016, pp. 106-121.

Amin Saikal, ‘Afghanistan: A Geopolitical Paradox’, in Amin Saikal and Kirill Nourzhanov, eds., Afghanistan and its Neighbors after the NATO Withdrawal, New York: Lexington Press, 2016, pp. 3-16.

Kirill Nourzhanov, 'State-Society Dynamics and Authoritarian Stability in Central Asia', in Amin Saikal (ed.) Weak States, Strong Societies: Power and Authority in the New World Order, London, IB Tauris, 2016, pp. 123-148.

Amin Saikal, ‘Iranian-Saudi Relations in a changing regional environment’, The Arab World and Iran: A turbulent region in transition, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp 165-180.

Jessie Moritz, 'Rents, Start-ups and Obstacles to SME Entrepreneurialism in Oman, Bahrain and Qatar,

Amin Saikal, 'Islamic State in a zone of conflicts with conflicts', Parliamentary Paper, 14 October 2015.

Kirill Nourzhanov, 'Bandits, warlords, national heroes: interpretations of the Basmachi movement in Tajikistan', Central Asian Survey, Vol. 34, No 2, June 2015.

Jessie Moritz, “Prospects for National Reconciliation in Bahrain: Is it Realistic?” Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, April 2015.

Brenton Clark, 'Ahmadinejad, Iran, and Foreign Policy Dysfunction in Tajikistan', Asian Politics and Policy, Vol. 7 No. 2, 2015, pp. 213-244.

Raihan Ismail, 'Contesting Political Islam in Egypt', in (Eds.) Adel Abdel Ghafar, Brenton Clark, Jessie Moritz, The Contemporary Middle East: Revolution or Reform?, Melbourne University Press, 2014, pp 89-109.

Aminat Chokobaeva, 'Settling the Score: the Politics of National Memory in Contemporary Kyrgyzstan', in [Ed.] Mariya Y. Omelicheva, Nationalism and Identity Construction in Central Asia Dimensions, Dynamics, and Directions, Lexington Books, 2014.

Brenton Clark, 'Iran and the Civil War in Tajikistan', Journal of Central Asian and Caucasian Studies, Vol. 9, No. 18, 2014, pp.81-127.

Kirill Nourzhanov, 'Nation-building and Islam in post-Soviet Tajikistan', in [Ed.] Mariya Y. Omelicheva, Nationalism and Identity Construction in Central Asia Dimensions, Dynamics, and Directions, Lexington Books, 2014.

Amin Saikal, 'West Asia: The Changing Political and Strategic Environment', in Meena Singh Roy, ed., Emerging Trends in West Asia: Regional and Global Implications, Pentagon Press, New Delhi: 2014, pp. 84-107.

Amin Saikal, 'Afghanistan's Geographic Possibilities', Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, Vol. 56, No.3, June-July, 2014, pp. 141-156.

Amin Saikal & Amitav Achara (eds), Democracy and Reform in the Middle East and Asia, IB Tauris, 2014.

 

 

 

 

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