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The Persian Gulf Monarchies and the Arab Spring

Russell E. Lucas

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that in each of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, the ruling bargain has evolved but has not radically changed since the Arab Spring. It analyzes why GCC countries ... More


Fraternal Enemies: Israel and the Gulf Monarchies

Clive Jones and Yoel Guzansky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197521878
eISBN:
9780197536131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197521878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Relations between Israel and the Gulf states are not anything new. In the immediate aftermath of the 1993 Oslo Accords, both Qatar and Oman established low-level yet open diplomatic ties with Israel. ... More


The Arab Gulf connections of the Taliban

Antonio Giustozzi

in Pan-Islamic Connections: Transnational Networks Between South Asia and the Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190862985
eISBN:
9780190943080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862985.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Antonio Giustozzi’s chapter charts out the reactionary policies of Gulf monarchies to the evolving regional politics in Afghanistan and to changing perceptions of American hegemony post 2003. It ... More


Constructing the Absolutist State

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter discusses the construction of the absolutist Sultanic state in Oman following the July 1970 coup, arguing that absolutism resulted from deliberate British policy and actions. This ... More


Pakistani Madrasas: Ideological Stronghold for Saudi Arabia and Gulf States

Ayesha Siddiqa

in Pan-Islamic Connections: Transnational Networks Between South Asia and the Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190862985
eISBN:
9780190943080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862985.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Ayesha Siddiqa’s chapter traces the complex dynamics of the connections between the Pakistani education system and the Gulf monarchies by examining the state and nature of Pakistani Sunni madrasas. ... More


Iran, an Unexpected Sunni Hub between: South Asia and the Gulf

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in Pan-Islamic Connections: Transnational Networks Between South Asia and the Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190862985
eISBN:
9780190943080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862985.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Looking at the Sunni religious networks in Iran, Stéphane Dudoignon shows how Iran is an interface between South Asia and the Gulf monarchies. This process went through the progressive building of a ... More


The Long Shadow of the State: The Iranian Revolution, Saudi Influence, and the Shifting Arguments of anti-Shi‘a Sectarianism in Pakistan

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

in Pan-Islamic Connections: Transnational Networks Between South Asia and the Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190862985
eISBN:
9780190943080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862985.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Studies on the conflict between Sunnis and Shi‘as in Pakistan tend to single out intellectual influences emerging from the Arab monarchies of the Gulf as the paradigm for how sectarian ideas have ... More


South Asian Muslims’ interactions with Arabian Islam until the 1990s: What Pan-Islamism before and after Pakistan?

Christophe Jaffrelot

in Pan-Islamic Connections: Transnational Networks Between South Asia and the Gulf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190862985
eISBN:
9780190943080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862985.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Christophe Jaffrelot’s chapter highlights the polyvocal exchanges between Arabia and South Asia contributing to the making of the Indian Muslim Civilization. Tracing a historical path starting from ... More


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