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Conclusion: Rethinking Religion and Politics

Caroleen Marji Sayej

in Patriotic Ayatollahs: Nationalism in Post-Saddam Iraq

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501715211
eISBN:
9781501714856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715211.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

After 2003, the national discussion about the relationship between religion and politics has been plagued with uncertainty because religious actors moved to the forefront of the democratic ... More


Under Siege: The Salafi and Regime Countermobilization

Frederic M. Wehrey

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165129
eISBN:
9780231536103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165129.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines Saudi Arabia's strategy, in cooperation with the Salafi clerical establishment, toward domestic Shi'a activism. From 2003 onward, the Saudi regime's strategy toward Shi'a ... More


Renegotiating a Ruling Bargain: The Kuwaiti Shiʿa

Frederic M. Wehrey

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165129
eISBN:
9780231536103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165129.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the Kuwaiti regime's attempts to maintain harmony between the Shi'a and the Sunni populations in the kingdom. Kuwaiti Shi'a have frequently been subjected to pressure and ... More


A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Daniel Byman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book offers an historical account of Israel's bold but often failed efforts to fight terrorist groups. Beginning with the violent border disputes that emerged after Israel's founding in 1948, ... More


Introduction

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book focuses on Israel's history of counterterrorism since its independence. It examines the range of measures adopted by Israel to fight virtually every type of terrorist, from administrative ... More


Debacle in Lebanon (1970s–1993)

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on Israel's disastrous campaign in Lebanon against groups like the Hizballah, Fatah, and Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine between the 1970s and 1993. It first ... More


The Birth of a Monster: Hizballah’s Creation (1982–1985)

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the creation of Hizballah, a terrorist organization based in Lebanon, and its bitter war against Israel in the years 1982–1985. It begins with Israel's invasion of Lebanon in ... More


The Rules of the Game: Limited War with Hezbollah (1985–2000)

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on Israel's limited war with Hizballah, a terrorist organization based in Lebanon, during the period 1985–2000. It begins with Hizballah's bombing of two Israeli buildings in ... More


The False Promise of Normalcy (2000–2006)

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on Israel's withdrawal from Lebanon in 2000, eighteen years after it invaded the country. It begins with a discussion of how Israel's unilateral withdrawal from Lebanon initially ... More


Hizballah Returns (2006)

Daniel Byman

in A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391824
eISBN:
9780190252380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391824.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the resumption of war between Israel and Hizballah, a terrorist organization based in Lebanon, in 2006. It begins by discussing two Israeli assumptions that were both proven ... More


Sectarianism and Iranian Foreign Policy

Afshon Ostovar

in Beyond Sunni and Shia: The Roots of Sectarianism in a Changing Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190876050
eISBN:
9780190942953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876050.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The Islamic Republic’s foreign policy is a product of its self-interest, but religion has been an inseparable component of Iranian decisionmaking since the 1979 revolution. Since the revolution, ... More


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