Publications

Papers:

  • “Hereditary Slavery Shackles Mauritania”. 2021  

  • “India’s Muslims and Hindu Nationalism”. 2020

  • “Impact of Tribal Influence on Djibouti Society”. 2020

  • “Turkey’s Human Rights Abuses Derail Candidacy to become a Member of The European Union”. 2019′

  • “The Impact of External Military Intervention on Syrian Civil War”. 2019

  • “Human Rights in Sri Lanka”.  2018

  • “Socio-Political Conditions for Christians in Egypt”. 2018

  • “The Treatment of Minorities in Kyrgyzstan: The case of Uzbeks”. 2018

  • “Existential Threats to Christians in Iraq”. 2017

  • “Tribal Values and Norms in Mongolia and Their Effect on Women’s Status”.  2015

  • “Social Membership and Historical Conflict: The Case of Bangladesh’s Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party”.

  • “State Borders vs. Cultural Historical and Religious Social Networks: The Case of Turkish Kurds, Kurds in Iraq – and their Struggle for Self Determination”. 2014

  • “The Social Grounds of Islamic Extremism in Yemen”. 2014

  • “Networks, Social Capital and Social Liability: The case of Pakistani ISI, the Taliban and the War Against Terrorism”. 2014

  • “Christians Under Siege: The case of Contemporary Nigeria”. 2014

  • “The Treatment of Drug Offenses in Sharia Based Countries: The Case of Pakistan”. 2014

  • “The Status of Palestinians in Jordan and the Anomaly of Holding a Jordanian Passport”. 2014

  • “Forensic Sociology: Analyzing Social Structure in the Muslim-World and its effect on USA Asylum cases. 2013

  • “Engineering Social Capital in the Middle East: The Critical Role of Trust”.  In The quest for Peace: What we learned From the Past and How to Build Trust. Edwin Corr, Joseph Ginat and Shaul Gabbay. 2007

  • “Is Trust Really Social Capital?
    With Marloes Bakker, Roger Th.A.J. Leenders, Jan Kratzer and Jo M.L.Van Engelen.  2006

  • “Launching a corporate website and market efficiency”
    With Daphna Shwarts-Asher, Uri Ben-Zion and Joseph Yagil. 2006

  • “The Impact of Personal and Organizational Ties on Strategic Alliance Characteristics and Performance: A Study of Alliances in the USA, Israel and Taiwan”. (With Paul Olk and Tsungting Chung), In A. Arino, P. Ghemawat and J. E. Ricart. (Eds.)

  • “Creating Value Through Global Strategy”. 2004

  • “Creating Trust through Narrative Strategy,” Rationality and Society, with R.Th.A.J. Leenders. 2003

  • “SCS: The Structure of Advantage and Disadvantage.” With Roger Th. A. J. Leenders, and S. M. Gabbay.  1999

  • “SCS: An Agenda for the Future.” With Roger Th. A. J. Leenders. 1999

  • “Embedding Social Structure in Technological Infrastructure: Constructing Regional Social Capital for a Sustainable Peace in the Middle East.” With Amy J. Stein. 1998

  • “Contingent Organization as a Network Theory: The Culture -Performance Contingency Function.” With R. S. Burt, G. Holt and P. Moran.  1995

Books:

  • Apostasy in The Muslim World.  2020  

  • Social capital in Iraq: The case of Christian Minorities. 2020

  • The Alliance: Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan. 2013

  • Religious Extremism in the Muslim World: The Case of Blasphemy. 2013

  • One Land Two Stories. With Amin Kazak. 2012

  • The Search for Israeli-Arab Peace: Learning from the Past and Building Trust. With Joseph Ginat, and Edwin G. Corr.  2007

  • Social Capital of Organizations.  2001

Published Analysis in Media:

  • “Why We Should Worry about Egypt”
    The Denver Post, 2011
  • “So Far Much Better:  Palestinians Find they are Steadily Making Progress”
    Rocky Mountain News, 2005
  • “Gaza Withdrawal:  Heartbreaking – but Worth the Risk”
    Intermountain Jewish News, 2005
  • “How Israelis and Palestinians are Working Together”
    Intermountain Jewish News, 2004
  • “Threats to Take-Out Arafat Have Backfired on Israelis”
    Rocky Mountain News, 2003
  • “Mapping Peace:  Unforeseeable Consequence Await Region, if Israelis and Palestinians can’t Strike a Deal”
    Rocky Mountain News, 2002
  • “Arafat, Sharon must act now for peace”
    Rocky Mountain News, 2001
  • “Middle East in Dire Need of Powell Plan”
    Rocky Mountain News, 2001

Book Chapter Manuscripts:

  • “Muslim Immigration to the United States Following September 11”
  • “Apostasy in the Muslim World and its Effect on Muslim Immigration to the United States”
  • “Christians in Predominantly Muslim Societies:  The Case of Coptic Christians in Egypt and Christians in Indonesia”