Browsing by Author "Townshend, Estelle Jane"

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  • Religion and political survival: The regional strategies of Iran, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar

    Townshend, Estelle Jane (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Do Middle Eastern regimes use the contest between secularism and religion as a domestic authoritarian survival strategy, and if so, has this been projected into their regional policies in response to the ‘Arab Spring’? ...
  • Unravelling Syria's Entho-Sectarian Politics

    Townshend, Estelle Jane (University of Waikato, 2013)
    Goaded by the regional repercussions of the Syrian crisis sectarian tensions are emerging as the key threat to Middle Eastern and Syrian stability. Sectarianism has had a big impact on politics in Syria, it is implicated ...