Writings by Michael Rubin

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
The Middle East Studies Mess: Causes and Consequences Australia/Israel ReviewJuly 2015
A Watershed Election National Review OnlineFebruary 1, 2010
Syria's Path to Islamist Terror Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2010
The Enduring Iran-Syria-Hezbollah Axis AEI Middle Eastern OutlookDecember 2009
Not Nearly Enough On Afghanistan Forbes.comDecember 1, 2009
Don't Sacrifice Human Rights for Iran Diplomacy Radio Free Europe / Radio LibertyOctober 7, 2009
Bad Options on Iran National Review OnlineOctober 5, 2009
It takes much more than talk to stop Iran's stonewalling New York Daily NewsSeptember 30, 2009
British government's deal involving Lockerbie bomber shatters 'Special Relationship' with U.S. New York Daily NewsSeptember 2, 2009
Iran: Recent Developments and Implications for U.S. Policy House Foreign Affairs CommitteeJuly 22, 2009
Our Common Foe National ReviewJuly 20, 2009
Kurdish leaders are drunk with power Daily Star (Beirut)July 1, 2009
The Troop Drawdown Could Be Costly for Iraq Wall Street JournalJune 30, 2009
Iran, technology, and revolution Middle East Strategy at HarvardJune 25, 2009
Silence Is Not Neutrality National Review OnlineJune 23, 2009
Protests aren't enough to topple the Islamic Republic Los Angeles TimesJune 19, 2009
Don't meddle, but help create a template for Iranians to act Los Angeles TimesJune 18, 2009
The Obama Effect? New York Daily NewsJune 14, 2009
Sixty Miles from the Capital Weekly StandardMay 11, 2009
Just the beginning Bitterlemons InternationalApril 30, 2009
A Target of Convenience National Review OnlineApril 21, 2009
Kurdistan's Troubled Democracy Washington PostApril 18, 2009
Leaders' mortality may sway Iraq's health Jane's Islamic Affairs AnalystApril 17, 2009
What Iran Really Thinks About Talks Wall Street JournalApril 13, 2009
Khatami is just Ahmadinejad with a silver tongue The AustralianMarch 25, 2009
Obama Shouldn't Sacrifice Allies To Please Russia Radio Free Europe / Radio LibertyMarch 4, 2009
An Opening to Iran? Weekly StandardFebruary 16, 2009
Diplomacy By Itself Won't Work With Iran Investor's Business DailyFebruary 13, 2009
Diplomacy Cannot Quell Gaza Violence Radio Free Europe / Radio LibertyJanuary 5, 2009
Tehran Is The Obstacle To U.S.-Iran Talks Radio Free Europe / Radio LibertyNovember 25, 2008
Syria Can't Be Flipped Forbes.comNovember 12, 2008
Can a Nuclear Iran Be Contained or Deterred? Middle Eastern OutlookNovember 5, 2008
The U.S. Should Not Open an Interests Section in Tehran CFR ForumNovember 4, 2008
Iran's Economy Runs Out Of Steam Forbes.comOctober 17, 2008
Obama or McCain, Iran stance won't change The AustralianOctober 3, 2008
Getting Religion Wrong Blind Spot: When Journalists Don't Get ReligionOctober 2008
Boxed In: Containing a Nuclear Iran Jane's Intelligence ReviewOctober 2008
Iran's Revolutionary Guards - A Rogue Outfit? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
Biden's Blink on Iran Washington PostAugust 26, 2008
. . . And Foreign Policy Moves Front and Center Richmond Times-DispatchAugust 12, 2008
Erdogan, Ergenekon, and the Struggle for Turkey Mideast MonitorAugust 8, 2008
Bush's Disastrous Flip Flop Bitterlemons InternationalAugust 7, 2008
Obama in Berlin Washington PostJuly 24, 2008
Now Bush Is Appeasing Iran Wall Street JournalJuly 21, 2008
Iran's Faltering Economy Euro-Atlantic QuarterlyJuly 2008
Turkey: Erdogan, the AKP, and Secularism Euro-Atlantic QuarterlyJuly 2008
The Case Against Turkey's Ruling Party The AmericanJune 20, 2008
Return of the Purple Fingers Washington PostJune 9, 2008
Turkey's Putin Deserves to Go Wall Street JournalJune 6, 2008
Hillary Clinton's right to say 'obliterate' New York Daily NewsMay 7, 2008
Turkey's Uncertain Future The AmericanApril 30, 2008
Turkey's Turning Point National Review OnlineApril 14, 2008
Rose-Colored Foreign Policy Wall Street JournalApril 14, 2008
Iran's Global Ambition AEI Middle Eastern OutlookMarch 17, 2008
The Iranian Elections Euro-Atlantic QuarterlyMarch 2008
Turkey and Democracy Euro-Atlantic QuarterlyMarch 2008
European Libyan Policy is Cynical Bitterlemons InternationalFebruary 28, 2008
ElBaradei's Real Agenda Wall Street JournalFebruary 25, 2008
Unintelligence on Iranian Nukes Weekly StandardFebruary 25, 2008
The Proposed U.S. Security Commitment to Iraq House Foreign Affairs CommitteeJanuary 23, 2008
Dissident Watch: Mahmoud Salehi Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
Is Iraqi Kurdistan a Good Ally? AEI Middle Eastern OutlookJanuary 2008
The Extension of the United Nations Mandate for Iraq House Foreign Affairs CommitteeDecember 19, 2007
Turkey's Terror Problem Is Ours Wall Street JournalDecember 18, 2007
Iran's nuke news shows danger of trusting this regime New York Daily NewsDecember 5, 2007
Are President Bush's recent statements on Iran dangerously provocative? Congressional QuarterlyNovember 16, 2007
The Guldimann Memorandum Weekly StandardOctober 22, 2007
A Lever of Change in Iran Washington PostOctober 19, 2007
Grandstanding Has Consequences National Review OnlineOctober 15, 2007
Russian Roulette on Iran Wall Street JournalOctober 3, 2007
President Bush's Broken Promises Wall Street JournalJuly 31, 2007
U.S. Policy Options in the Iraq Crisis U.S. House of RepresentativesJuly 17, 2007
Opposing view: Don't blink, don't back down USA TodayJuly 2, 2007
U.S. Policy: Back to the Future AspeniaJune 2007
Asymmetrical Threat Concept and its Reflections on International Security Strategic Research and Study CenterMay 31, 2007
Enabling Kurdish Illusions Weekly StandardMarch 19, 2007
Iraq in Books Middle East QuarterlySpring 2007
Table Talk Wall Street JournalFebruary 21, 2007
Hamas' international strategy works Bitterlemons InternationalFebruary 8, 2007
Privatize the CIA Weekly StandardFebruary 5, 2007
Will Turkey Have an Islamist President? AEI Middle Eastern OutlookFebruary 2, 2007
How to make '07 Ahmadinejad's last year in power New York Daily NewsJanuary 3, 2007
Dissident Watch: Mansour Osanlou Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
Specter, colleagues travel abroad, but bid for dialogue yields little Philadelphia InquirerDecember 28, 2006
Is American Support for Middle Eastern Dissidents the Kiss of Death? AEI Middle Eastern OutlookDecember 5, 2006
What went wrong: A sober look at Iraq National Review OnlineDecember 4, 2006
"Arabs may one day miss George W. Bush" Daily Star (Beirut)December 1, 2006
Right war, botched occupation USA TodayNovember 27, 2006
Nurture Iraqi democracy, from the ground up Los Angeles TimesNovember 16, 2006
Rumsfeld and the Realists Wall Street JournalNovember 13, 2006
Why withdrawal from Iraq is the worst option Financial TimesOctober 26, 2006
Conclusion First, Debate Afterwards Weekly StandardOctober 20, 2006
"Mr. Erdogan's Turkey" Wall Street JournalOctober 19, 2006
Misguided reconciliation with Baathists Philadelphia InquirerOctober 19, 2006
To end Iran standoff, plan for war New York Daily NewsOctober 3, 2006
The U.S. vs. Iran Wall Street JournalSeptember 20, 2006
Last Chance for Iraq? National ReviewSeptember 11, 2006
Can Iran Be Trusted? AEI Middle Eastern OutlookSeptember 1, 2006
"Is the West Racist Toward Muslims and Arabs?" Bitterlemons InternationalAugust 31, 2006
An Arrow in Our Quiver National ReviewAugust 28, 2006
All Talk and No Strategy: The limits of diplomacy Weekly StandardJuly 24, 2006
Sending in the peacekeepers is a fool's game New York Daily NewsJuly 20, 2006
Multilateralism - A Diplomatic Mantra Die PresseJuly 19, 2006
Iran Against the Arabs Wall Street JournalJuly 19, 2006
Eradication First: Before diplomacy National Review OnlineJuly 17, 2006
Fight for Mideast democracy faltering Philadelphia InquirerJuly 14, 2006
Political Strategies to Counterterrorism The Evolving Threat: International Terrorism in the post 9-11 EraJuly 12, 2006
The US defends its allies Bitterlemons InternationalJuly 6, 2006
Dangerous Cycle National Review OnlineJuly 6, 2006
Bubba Dubya? Weekly StandardJune 19, 2006
Damage Is Done National Review OnlineJune 1, 2006
Dissident Watch: Yücel Aşkın Middle East QuarterlySummer 2006
Diplomacy is not enough ProspectJune 2006
The Tyranny Doctrine Los Angeles TimesMay 26, 2006
I Was an Icelandic "War Criminal" National Review OnlineMay 12, 2006
Putting politics before pacifism Philadelphia InquirerMay 9, 2006
Nuclear Hostage Crisis Wall Street JournalApril 14, 2006
Dissident Watch: Kamal Sayid Qadir Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
Patterns of Discontent: Will History Repeat in Iran? Middle East Review of International AffairsMarch 2006
Are We Playing for Keeps? Wall Street JournalFebruary 27, 2006
Hitting the Mark on Iran FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 27, 2006
Iran Means What It Says AEI Online: On the IssuesJanuary 25, 2006
The Radioactive Republic of Iran Wall Street JournalJanuary 16, 2006
Monsters of the Left: The Mujahedin al-Khalq FrontPageMagazine.comJanuary 13, 2006
Don't Dismiss Iranian Rhetoric TýždeňJanuary 2, 2006
Iraqi Beacon Wall Street JournalDecember 14, 2005
Turkey's No Casual Dining National Review OnlineDecember 12, 2005
How to Deal with Kidnappings in Iraq Rivista di IntelligenceDecember 2005
Iraq's Comeback Kid National ReviewNovember 29, 2005
The Middle East's real bane: corruption Daily Star (Beirut)November 18, 2005
Domestic Threats to Iranian Stability: Khuzistan and Baluchistan JCPA Jerusalem Issue BriefNovember 13, 2005
The Same War New York SunNovember 2, 2005
Iraq, Unplugged National Review OnlineNovember 1, 2005
From Baghdad to Beirut, Arab Leaders Being Held To Account ForwardOctober 28, 2005
Turkish Turn Back? National Review OnlineOctober 19, 2005
With Freedom Comes Politics Wall Street JournalOctober 18, 2005
Iraq and the Democratization of the Middle East La Rivoluzione Democratica Contro Il TerrorismoOctober 14, 2005
Only threat of force will tame Tehran The ObserverOctober 9, 2005
Will They or Won't They? National Review OnlineOctober 3, 2005
Lebanon's Tenuous Transformation AspeniaOctober 2005
Who killed the Bush doctrine? HaaretzSeptember 30, 2005
"The Arafat Model" National ReviewSeptember 12, 2005
The Future of Iraq: Democracy, Civil War, or Chaos? Middle East Review of International AffairsSeptember 2005
Less Is More in Iraq Washington PostAugust 9, 2005
The Price of Compromise New York SunAugust 8, 2005
Fried in Turkey National Review OnlineAugust 2, 2005
Washington Must Plan Today For Democratic Iran of Tomorrow ForwardJuly 8, 2005
Academic Standards, R.I.P. FrontPageMagazine.comJune 14, 2005
Our Ally Down Under: The strongest Anglosphere link National ReviewJune 7, 2005
Islamists are intrinsically anti-democratic Bitterlemons InternationalJune 2, 2005
Let Iraq handle Sunnis Baltimore SunMay 10, 2005
Soothing rhetoric - scary reality HaaretzMay 6, 2005
That Occupation Feeling National Review OnlineApril 18, 2005
A comedy of errors: American-Turkish Diplomacy and the Iraq War Turkish Policy QuarterlySpring 2005
Will Washington Support Democracy in Iran? JCPA Jerusalem Issue BriefFebruary 13, 2005
Iraq has voted Wall Street JournalJanuary 31, 2005
Unilateral withdrawal is irresponsible HaaretzJanuary 28, 2005
A Fresh Start National Review OnlineJanuary 28, 2005
Bush Marches Into a Second Term, His Agenda Set by Mideast Foes ForwardJanuary 28, 2005
Democracy on the Wing Washington PostJanuary 26, 2005
Listen to the Iraqis National Review OnlineJanuary 7, 2005
Green Money, Islamist Politics in Turkey Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2005
Vacancy National Review OnlineDecember 10, 2004
Tapping the hornets' nest HaaretzDecember 10, 2004
What's Going Right in Iraq Los Angeles TimesOctober 24, 2004
Iraq's Electoral System: A Misguided Strategy Arab Reform BulletinSeptember 2004
Losing the Shia National Review OnlineAugust 19, 2004
Shifting Sides? National Review OnlineAugust 10, 2004
Talking Turkey National Review OnlineAugust 6, 2004
The PKK Factor National Review OnlineAugust 5, 2004
Academia gone awry Jerusalem PostJuly 15, 2004
Same Qaddafi National Review OnlineJune 29, 2004
CPA, R.I.P. National Review OnlineJune 28, 2004
The Wrong Elections For Iraq Washington PostJune 19, 2004
How to Free Iraq Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2002
Afghanistan: As Bad as Its Reputation? Middle East QuarterlySeptember 2000
Iran's "Dialogue of Civilizations" - A First-Hand Account Middle East QuarterlyMarch 2000
On the Road: Coping in Islamic Iran Middle East QuarterlyJune 1997
Audio, Video and Transcripts
Title Publication Date
Preventing a Nuclear Iran MEF WireMarch 19, 2012
Iraq, a test case for democracy? MEF WireOctober 12, 2004
Sanctions Have Helped Northern Iraq MEF WireJuly 10, 2001
Reviews
Book Title Publication Date
The Future of Iran's Past: Nizam al-Mulk Remembered
by Neguin Yavari
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2019
Crisis, Collapse, Militarism and Civil War: The History and Historiography of 18th Century Iran Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2019
Iran: A Modern History
by Abbas Amanat
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2018
Inside the Islamic Republic: Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran
by Mahmood Monshipouri and ed.
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2017
Vanguard of the Imam: Religion, Politics, and Iran's Revolutionary Guards
by Afshon Ostovar
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2017
Khomeini's Warriors: Foundation of Iran's Regime, Its Guardians, Allies around the World, War Analysis, and Strategies
by Mehran Riazaty
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2017
An Intellectual History of Turkish Nationalism: Between Turkish Ethnicity and Islamic Identity
by Umut Uzer
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2017
Confronting Al Qaeda: The Sunni Awakening and American Strategy in al Anbar
by Martha L. Cottam and Joe W. Huseby
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2017
The Iranian Constitutional Revolution and the Clerical Leadership of Khurasani
by Mateo Mohammad Farzaneh
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2016
Everyday Iran: A Provincial Portrait of the Islamic Republic
by Clarissa de Waal
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2016
The Death of the Mehdi Army. The Rise, Fall, and Revival of Iraq's Most Powerful Militia
by Nicholas Krohley
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2016
The Mystery of Contemporary Iran
by Mahnaz Shirali and Trans. by Bernice Dubois
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2015
Iran and the United States: An Insider's View on the Failed Past and the Road to Peace
by Seyed Hossein Mousavian with Shahir Shahidsaless
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2015
The Rise of the Pasdaran: Assessing the Domestic Roles of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps
by Frederic Wehrey
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2012
The Green Movement in Iran
by Hamid Dabashi
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2012
Talking to Terrorists: Why America Must Engage with Its Enemies
by Mark Perry
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
The Iraq Effect: The Middle East after the Iraq War
by Frederic Wehrey, Dalia Dassa Kaye, Jessica Watkins and Robert A. Guffey
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2011
Two Years in Kurdistan
by Rupert Hay
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2011
The Politics of Intelligence and American Wars with Iraq
by Ofira Seliktar
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2010
Occupying Iraq: A History of the Coalition Provisional Authority Middle East QuarterlySummer 2010
Iraq in Transition: The Legacy of Dictatorship and the Prospects for Democracy
by Peter J. Munson
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
Criminals, Militias, and Insurgents
by Phil Williams
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
The Arab Center
by Marwan Muasher
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2010
An Iraq of Its Regions: Cornerstones of a Federal Democracy? Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2010
The Next Founders: Voices of Democracy in the Middle East
by Joshua Muravchik
CommentarySeptember 2009
Still Broken: A Recruit's Inside Account of Intelligence Failures, from Baghdad to the Pentagon
by A.J. Rossmiller
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2009
Architects of Delusion: Europe, America, and the Iraq War
by Simon Serfaty
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2009
Muhammad's Grave: Death Rites and the Making of Islamic Society
by Leor Halevi
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2009
Nights in the Pink Motel: An American Strategist's Pursuit of Peace in Iraq
by Robert Earle
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
Circle in the Sand: The Bush Dynasty in Iraq
by Christian Alfonsi
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
British Policy in Mesopotamia, 1903-1914
by Stuart A. Cohen
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
Baghdad at Sunrise
by Peter R. Mansoor
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2009
War and Decision
by Douglas J. Feith
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
Swimming Up the Tigris
by Barbara Nimri Aziz
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
The Politics of Chaos in the Middle East
by Olivier Roy
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
Losing the Golden Hour: An Insider's View of Iraq's Reconstruction
by James Stephenson
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
Arab Politics, Palestinian Nationalism, and the Six Day War
by Moshe Shemesh
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2009
The Jews of Libya: Coexistence, Persecution, Resettlement
by Maurice M. Roumani
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2008
A Path Out of the Desert: A Grand Strategy for America in the Middle East
by Kenneth M. Pollack
New York SunJuly 22, 2008
Yemen into the Twenty-First Century Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Things Fall Apart
by Daniel L. Byman and Kenneth M. Pollack
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Palestine and Transjordan: Geographical Handbook
by The Naval Intelligence Division
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Kurdish Identity: Human Rights and Political Status Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
The Development of Trans-Jordan, 1929-1939: A History of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
by Maan Abu Nowar
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Contemporary Politics in the Middle East
by Beverley Milton-Edwards
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
China and Iran: Ancient Partners in a Post-Imperial World
by John W. Garver
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Blood and Belief: The PKK and the Kurdish Fight for Independence
by Aliza Marcus
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
Between Foreigners and Shi‘is
by Daniel Tsadik
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
A Quest in the Middle East: Gertrude Bell and the Making of Modern Iraq
by Liora Lukitz
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
World War IV: The Long Struggle against Islamofascism
by Norman Podhoretz
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the U.S.
by Trita Parsi
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
A Poisonous Affair: America, Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja
by Joost R. Hiltermann
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Iraq: Preventing a New Generation of Conflict Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Iraq in Fragments: The Occupation and Its Legacy
by Eric Herring and Glen Rangwala
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Iraq: People, History, Politics
by Gareth Stansfield
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Iran, Islam, and Democracy: The Politics of Managing Change, 2nd ed.
by Ali M. Ansari
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Cradle of Conflict: Iraq and the Birth of the Modern U.S. Military
by Michael Knights
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S., and the Twisted Path to Confrontation
by Barbara Slavin
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2008
Iraqi Security Forces: A Strategy for Success
by Anthony H. Cordesman
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2008
Shia Power: Next Target Iran? Middle East QuarterlyFall 2007
Persia: The Cradle of Infidels
by Ali Sadeghi
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace
by Ali A. Allawi
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Nadir Shah's Quest for Legitimacy in Post-Safavid Iran
by Ernest S. Tucker
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
My Year in Iraq: The Struggle to Build a Future of Hope
by L. Paul Bremer III, with Malcolm McConnell
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb
by Umar F. Abd-Allah
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Memories of State: Politics, History, and Collective Identity
by Eric Davis
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
The Kurds: A People in Search of Their Homeland
by Kevin McKiernan
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
The Kurdish Nationalist Movement
by David Romano
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Iraq and Back: Inside the War to Win the Peace
by Kim Olson
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Iran's Rivalry with Saudi Arabia between the Gulf Wars
by Henner Fürtig
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency in Iraq
by Ahmad S. Hashim
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
The Emergence of States in a Tribal Society
by Uzi Rabi
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Blind into Baghdad: America's War in Iraq
by James Fallows
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Bioethics and Armed Conflict: Moral Dilemmas of Medicine and War
by Michael L. Gross
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Anglo-Iranian Relations since 1800 Middle East QuarterlySummer 2007
Turkey's Policy towards Northern Iraq: Problems and Perspectives
by Bill Park
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
The Kurds and the State
by Denise Natali
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2007
The Shi‘is of Jabal ‘Amil and the New Lebanon
by Tamara Chalabi
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
On Point: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom
by Gregory Fontenot, E.J. Degen, and David Tohn
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
The Man Who Would Be King: The First American in Afghanistan
by Ben MacIntyre
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2006
The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End
by Peter Galbraith
New York SunJuly 17, 2006
Alms for Jihad: Charity and Terrorism in the Islamic World
by J. Millard Burr and Robert Collins
New York SunMay 23, 2006
Hamas: Politics, Charity, and Terrorism in the Service of Jihad
by Matthew Levitt
New York SunMay 23, 2006
Journey of the Jihadist
by Fawaz Gerges
New York SunMay 23, 2006
Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq
by Michael Gordon and Bernard Trainor
New York SunApril 12, 2006
The Battle for Peace: A Frontline Vision of America's Power and Purpose
by Anthony Zinni
New York SunApril 12, 2006
Security, Reform, and Peace: The Three Pillars of U.S. Strategy in the Middle East
by The Presidential Study Group
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
Revolt on the Tigris: The al-Sadr Uprising and the Governing of Iraq
by Mark Etherington
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
Men of Order: Authoritarian Modernization under Atatürk and Reza Shah Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
The History of Iraq
by Courtney Hunt
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
The "Great Satan" vs. the "Mad Mullahs"
by William O. Beeman
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
The Future of Kurdistan in Iraq Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
Dancing in the No-Fly Zone: A Woman's Journey through Iraq
by Hadani Ditmars
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
Among Warriors in Iraq
by Mike Tucker
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2006
My Year in Iraq: The Struggle to Build a Future of Hope
by L. Paul Bremer III
Armed Forces JournalMarch 2006
Losing Iraq: Inside the Postwar Reconstruction Fiasco
by David L. Phillips
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2006
The Kurds in Iraq
by Kerim Yildiz
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2006
The Assassin's Gate: America in Iraq
by George Packer
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2006
The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq
by George Packer
Daily Star (Beirut)December 20, 2005
In the Red Zone: A Journey into the Soul of Iraq
by Steven Vincent
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2005
Hell Is Over, Voices of the Kurds after Saddam
by Mike Tucker
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2005
Cradle of Islam. The Hijaz and the Quest for an Arabian Identity
by Mai Yamani
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2005
The Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror
by Natan Sharansky and Ron Dermer
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2005
Among the "Others": Encounters with the Forgotten Turkmen of Iraq
by Scott Taylor
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2005
Operation Iraqi Freedom and the New Iraq: Insights and Forecasts Middle East QuarterlySpring 2005
Dark Victory: America's Second War against Iraq
by Jeffrey Record
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2005
The Monument: Art and Vulgarity in Saddam Hussein's Iraq
by Kanan Makiya
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2004
Exiting Iraq: Why the U.S. Must End the Military Occupation and Renew the War against Al Qaeda Middle East QuarterlyFall 2004
Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution
by Nikki R. Keddie
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2004
The Future of Iraq: Dictatorship, Democracy, or Division?
by Liam Anderson and Gareth Stansfield
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2004
Fire, Snow & Honey: Voices from Kurdistan Middle East QuarterlySpring 2004
Iraqi Kurdistan: Political Development and Emergent Democracy
by Gareth R. Stansfield
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2004
Diplomacy and Murder in Tehran
by Laurence Kelly
Middle East QuarterlySummer 2003
Twenty Years of Islamic Revolution: Political and Social Transition in Iran since 1979 Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Disarming Iraq: Monitoring Power and Resistance
by Michael V. Deaver
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Afghanistan: Mullah, Marx, and Mujahid
by Ralph H. Magnus and Eden Naby
Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Rebels With A Cause: The Failure of the Left in Iran
by Maziar Behrooz
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2000