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Publications

Recent Publications by Professor Amin Saikal, staff and research students of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies.

Afghanistan and Iraq: State-Building in Countries with Strong Societies

Author/editor: Saikal, A
Year published: 2016

Monograph chapter.

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Afghanistan and its Neighbors after the NATO Withdrawal

Author/editor: Saikal, A & Nourzhanov, K. (eds)
Year published: 2016

The planned reductions in NATO troop numbers in Afghanistan through 2015 and a final withdrawal at the end of 2016 brings up numerous pressing questions about the security and national interests...

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The Arab World and Iran: A Turbulent Region in Transition

Author/editor: Saikal, A.
Year published: 2016

This volume focuses on interpreting the changing domestic and regional dynamics in the Arab world and Iran. Its chapters discuss an array of countries, events, actors, and issues - from an...

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Iran at the crossroads

Author/editor: Saikal, A.
Year published: 2016

In this incisive analysis, Amin Saikal, a leading expert on Iranian politics, traces Iran s transition from pro-Western monarchy to Islamic Republic and explores the choices open to Rouhani s...

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Weak States, Strong Societies: Power and Authority in the new world order,

Author/editor: Saikal, A. (ed).
Year published: 2016

Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War, the previously well-established organisation of world politics has been thrown into disarray. While during the Cold War,...

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Soviet Nation Building in Central Asia: The making of the Kazakh and Uzbek nations

Author/editor: Ubiria, G
Year published: 2016

The demise of the Soviet Union in 1991 resulted in new state-led nation-building projects in Central Asia. The emergence of independent republics spawned a renewed Western scholarly interest in...

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Beyond Strategic Depth? Pakistan's evolving relationship with Afghanistan'

Author/editor: Zaman, A
Year published: 2016

Monograph chapter.

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Arabic Literature Through History

Author/editor: Al-Tamimi, H.
Year published: 2015

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Ahmadinejad, Iran, and Foreign Policy Dysfunction in Tajikistan

Author/editor: Clark, B
Year published: 2015

Throughout the presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Tajikistan became, on the surface at least, an increasingly important political partner to Iran. Tajikistan according to Ahmadinejad was a “...

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