Ellis University Professor of Jewish Studies, Baylor University Dr. Mattair has served as the Executive Director of the Middle East Policy Council since 2009. What were the external factors that transformed the shape of personal rule? Senate Armed Services Committee and conducted extensive research on the ground in the Middle East, including Egypt, the Palestinian territories, Israel and Jordan. Also be sure to browse the new Digital Collection, featuring rare and out-of-print books that can be read online and downloaded for free. Vadera represented the interests of the British government and financial establishment — though this was not her title or her official duty.
An alternative strategy was to encourage harmonious relations between Christians and Muslims, mainly through key community leaders who had leverage in both communities and with the popes. This book is a must-read for both students of, and experts on, the Middle East. He is a graduate of the Naval War College, the Air Command and Staff College, and the National War College. Christians in the Middle East have come under increasing pressure in recent years with the rise of radical Islam. Book; Illustrated English Open to the public R N306. Despite differences in size, economic resources, and external political pressures, the seven emirates' rulers utilized very similar cultural expectations to gain the support of others. Smith Member of the Board of Directors Ambassador James B.
Jerry Pubantz Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina - Greensboro Dr. In: The Political Culture of Leadership in the United Arab Emirates. Cite this chapter as: Rugh A. Representative to the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests, and Special Negotiator for Climate Change during the Kyoto process. Army veteran, and has been a member of U. Taecker Globalization Consultant, Enterprise - Saudi Arabia Mr. His past experience includes work at the National Security Council, the U.
Embassies in Tunis and Paris. Walter began his 37 year career with ExxonMobil as an electrical engineer in Saudi Arabia. Louay Bahry Adjunct Professor, University of Tennessee Ms. Smith spent a 28-year career in the United States Air Force as a fighter pilot, with over 4,000 hours of flight time. Buzan and Wæver articulate some of the first understandings of regional security orders or complexes in the international relations literature. The intensive study is based on five years of ethnographic research in the mainly-Muslim district of Bulaq during the Sadat years, looking at how Christians coped with sectarian pressures as well as existential questions about the role of religion in poor communities. Her task was to advise the Dubai government on how to better manage communications and negotiations with its key creditors and to quickly have the lenders come to a settlement on the restructuring of the debt.
He flew combat missions during Operation Desert Storm, and held command positions at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan. Quandt University of Virginia Alan Richards University of California, Santa Cruz Shibley Telhami University of Maryland John O. New titles are being added each week! In: The Political Economy of Energy, Finance and Security in the United Arab Emirates. Mark Hambley Member of the Board of Directors Ambassador Hambley served as Ambassador to Qatar 1989-1992 and Lebanon 1993-1994. This is a key to at least a partial understanding of a fascinating political system that is racing into the 21st Century while holding on to familiar traditions. Hinnebusch Professor, International Relations, University of St.
Christians had to choose between revealing and concealing their identities depending on the domestic climate, either stressing connections to foreign churches or to the local context as a means to advocate for protection on the national level. He has previously served as executive director of the United Palestinian Appeal and the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. Smith served as the U. Rugh began by giving a brief history of Christianity in Egypt. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce Dr.
. Theros was a career Foreign Service Officer from 1963 to 1999. She has written and lectured on Strategy and Culture, Macro-economics and Islam, and Women, Islam and Saudi Arabia. Lustick University of Pennsylvania Julia Nanay The Petroleum Finance Company Ltd. Cite this chapter as: Rugh A. In 2003-2004 he served as Chief Policy Officer and Deputy Administrator for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, Iraq.
Over a period of 40 years residence and work in the Middle East, she has written on local culture and society. In 2005 he was named Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State and Coordinator for Iraq Policy. He taught history at Georgetown University, the City College of New York, and Yale University. Withdrawal, however, became the expedient strategy as Islamists became increasingly prominent. This chapter looks at his responses to political challenges and shows how he used marriage to link himself with important allies. Jones Member of the Board of Directors Ambassador Jones served as Ambassador to Israel 2005-2008 , Kuwait 2001-2004 Kazakhstan 1998-2000 and Lebanon 1996-1998. As a Foreign Service Officer, Rugh had nine diplomatic postings in the Middle East over his 31-year career, including Deputy Chief of Mission in Syria.