The Peace Process

Afif Safieh

September 2010 | £16.99 | $24.99 | 290pp

Afif Safieh served as Palestinian General Delegate in London, Washington and Moscow from 1990 to 2008. During this time, he met and interacted with the leading figures of our times: from Yasser Arafat, John Major and Tony Blair; […]

Brothers in Arms

Camille Tawil

September 2010 | £14.99 | $18.95 | 208pp

Since 2001 America’s War on Terror has achieved what Osama bin Laden could not: the unification of the jihad under al-Qa‘ida’s banner. Although today al-Qa‘ida is seen as the epitome of jihad, when it first emerged other militant […]

Hizbullah

Naim Qassem

February 2010 | £9.99 | $16.95 | 464pp

Hizbullah (‘Party of God’) is one of the Middle East’s major political forces. Sheikh Naim Qassem, its Deputy Secretary-General, provides an insider’s view of this Shi‘ite resistance group turned political party, from its inception to the present day. […]

Democracy Building and Democracy Erosion

Edited by Eberhard Kienle

October 2009 | £45.00 | $60.00 | 256pp

The promotion of political reform, participation, human rights and democracy on the southern and eastern shores of the Mediterranean was a key objective for the European Union as it prepared the Barcelona conference in 1995. Today it is […]

Demystifying Syria

Edited by Fred H. Lawson

October 2009 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 224pp

Demystifying Syria offers an extraordinary insight into the shifting relations between the Ba‘th party and the armed forces, civil law, social structure, burgeoning private enterprise, internal political opposition, the European Union and its relation to Syria. This book […]

What’s Really Wrong with the Middle East

Brian Whitaker

August 2009 | £10.99 | $16.95 | 384pp

The problems in the Middle East run deeper than dictatorship. Inspired by the popular uprisings that overthrew the presidents of Tunisia and Egypt, Arabs across the Middle East are demanding change. But achieving real freedom will involve more […]