DR. LAURA DRAKE
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS AND LECTURES
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*Selected transcripts also available in Arabic on
+Published interviews and political information on the Palestinian
refugee issue also available in Arabic on request.
MAJOR ARTICLES:"Re-constructing Identities: The Arab-Israeli Conflict
in Theoretical Perspective," dissertation chapter forthcoming in the Middle East
Affairs Journal, 1998.
"A Netanyahu Primer," Journal of Palestine
Studies, 26(1), Autumn 1996: 58-69. (Expanded original version.)
"Implosion of Iraq", Middle East Insight, v. 12, no. 3, March/April
"Between the Lines: A Textual Analysis of the Gaza-Jericho
Agreement," Arab Studies Quarterly, 16(4), Fall 1994: 1-36.
Fighting the Last War: A Cold War Policy for a Postwar Middle East," Middle East
Insight, v. 10, no. 6, September/October 1994.
Border Conflict: 1949-1967," with Congressman David R. Bowen (D-Miss.), Middle
East Policy, 1(4), Winter 1993: 17-28.
BOOK CHAPTERS / BOOK CO-EDITORSHIP:"Implementing Netanyahu's Political
and Economic Programme," lead chapter in J.W. Wright and Laura Drake (eds),
Economic and Political Impediments to Middle East Peace: Critical Questions and
Alternative Scenarios (London: Macmillan Press, forthcoming 1999).
"Arab-Israeli Relations in a New Middle East Order: The Politics of
Economic Cooperation," lead chapter in J.W. Wright (ed.), The Political Economy
of Middle East Peace: The Impact of Competing Trade Agendas (London: Routledge
Publishing, forthcoming December 1998).
"Between American Strategy and
an Israeli Vision," in J.W. Wright (ed.), Structural Flaws in the Middle East
Peace Process (London: Macmillan Press, forthcoming 1999).
PUBLISHED PAPERS:"Hegemony and its Discontents: United States Policy
toward Iraq, Iran, Hamas, the Hezbollah, and Their Responses," United
Association of Studies and Research, Occasional Paper No. 12, September 1997.
"Behind Iran's Differences with the United States: An Iranian Foreign
Policy Perspective," United Association for Studies and Research, Policy Paper
No. 4, September 1997.
"Israel's Nuclear Development and Strategy:
Future Ramifications for the Middle East Regional Balance," League of Arab
States, Occasional Paper No. 1, February 1996.
"Re-thinking the Yemeni
Civil War: The Dual Process of Unification and Democratization," United
Association of Studies and Research, Occasional Paper No. 5, January 1995.
OTHER PUBLICATIONS:Published in the Washington Post, Middle East
International, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Al-Ahram International
Weekly and others.
BOOK REVIEWS:"US Middle East policy and the peace process," for the
Middle East Affairs Journal, forthcoming 1998.
"Crisis in the Arabian
Gulf" for the Arab Studies Quarterly, 18(2), Spring 1996.
and Security in the Middle East" for the Middle East Affairs Journal, 2(4),
"Syria and the Middle East Peace Process" and
"Republic of Fear" for the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, December
1993/January 1994 and December 1991/January 1992, respectively.
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:"Israel's Expanding Security Concept," paper
to be presented at the annual International Studies Association (ISA) conference
in Washington DC, 16-20 February 1999 on panel "Changing security concepts in
the Middle East."
"Syria and Lebanon as Barriers to Middle Easternism,"
and "The Inadmissibility of the Acquisition of Territory by International Law
and UN Resolutions," forthcoming presentations at the annual conference of the
Association of Arab American University Graduates, Detroit, Michigan, 23-25
"Integrated Middle East Approaches to Arms Control and
Disarmament Relating to Biological and other Forms of Unconventional Warfare,"
paper presented at the United Nations Disarmament Institute conference entitled:
"Biological Warfare and Disarmament: Problems, Perspectives, and Possible
Solutions," Geneva, Switzerland, 5-8 July 1998.
"Hegemony and Its
Discontents: United States Policy Toward Iraq, Iran, Hamas, and Hezbollah and
Their Responses," presented at the annual International Studies Association
(ISA) conference in Toronto, Canada, 18-22 March 1997.
Chair and paper
presenter in panel "Succession and Security in the Middle East," with paper
entitled: "The Succession Question in Iraq: National Unity or Civil Breakdown?"
at the International Security Studies Section (ISSS) of the ISA, Atlanta,
Georgia, 1-2 November 1996.
"Peace Through Containment: A Cold War
Paradigm for the Postwar Middle East" (revised), presented at ISA annual
conference on panel "Security Dynamics in the Middle East," San Diego, 16-20
April 1996, also served as discussant on panel "Modeling Peace in the Middle
East." Earlier version of "Peace Through Containment" presented at joint
conference of the International Security Studies Section of the ISA and the
American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington, 13-14 October 1995.
LECTURE PRESENTATIONS:"The Reality of American Middle East Policy After
Oslo," Graduates Cultural Center in co-operation with Al-Najah National
University, Nablus, West Bank, Palestinian Authority, 15 June 1998.
+"The Dilemma of Palestinian Exiles: Return or Dispersal?" Remarks to
the Palestinian press, Ministry of Education Building, Nablus, West Bank,
Palestinian Authority, 15 June 1998. (Subsequent press coverage and detailed
information on this subject also available in Arabic.)
Conflict: Israel at 50 - Peace at Zero," University of Maryland, 5 May 1998.
"The International Coalition on Iraq: Why is it Falling Apart?"
University of Maryland, 26 February 1998.
"Jerusalem Then and Now,"
University of Maryland, 12 November 1997.
*" Surviving Oslo: Some
Political Imperatives Facing the Palestine National Movement and the Palestinian
People," sponsored by the General Delegation of the Palestine Liberation
Organisation in London and held at London University, School of Oriental and
African Studies (SOAS), 22 October 1997. (Available in Arabic or English)
"The Enclosure of Palestine: The Oslo Process as Seen from Washington
and Gaza," Gaza Strip, Palestinian Authority, 13 October 1997.
"America's New Middle East," presented at the annual symposium of the Center for Policy Analysis
on Palestine, Washington, 28 May 1997.
"Iran, Yemen, and Southern
Lebanon," American Muslim Council, Washington, 22 May 1997.
National Elections in Yemen," Al-Hewar Center, 19 May 1997.
Containment: The Relationship Between Dual Containment and the Middle East Peace
Process," Ministry of Foreign Affairs policy planning section, Institute for
Political and International Studies, Tehran, Iran, 7 April 1997.
Last Hundred Years and the Next Hundred Years: Major Challenges Facing Arab
States," Model League of Arab States, Washington, 5 April 1997.
"Netanyahu's First Year in Power," Al-Hewar Center, 5 March 1997.
" Netanyahu's Peace:
Assessing the Israeli Prime Minister's Political Programme, Strategy, and
Worldview," Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine, Washington DC, 18 July
"Larger Problems behind the Recent Israeli-Palestinian Fighting,"
University of Maryland, 2 October 1996, also broadcast on Maryland public
"Political Responsibility and the Sanctions Against Iraq,"
George Washington Alumni Association, Washington DC, 11 February 1995.
"The New Middle East: Geopolitical Roots of System Change," at the
research symposium of the American University, School of International Service,
Washington DC, 9 November 1994.
"The Other Side of Peace: The Situation
of Iraq and the Palestinians in Lebanon," George Washington University,
Washington DC, 15 September 1994.
"Iraq's Strategic Outlook in the
Post-Sanctions Phase," Foreign Correspondents Association, National Press Club,
Washington DC, 21 July 1994.
"Palestinian Human Rights Today," Center
for Policy Analysis on Palestine, Washington DC, 6 January 1994.
"Strategic Dynamics and the Syrian-Israeli Negotiations," Foreign Policy
Association, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 2 December 1993.