Academic & Policy Papers


'Saudi Youth: The Illusion of Transnational Freedom'Contemporary Arab Affairs, Routledge, 2010

'Has Reform Stalled in Saudi Arabia', Speech, Chatham House, 2009

'Marginalization & Mobilization of Youth in the Near East', Center for Behavioral Research, American University of Beirut, Youth Conference, 2009

'The Saudi Media Mask', in Kingdom without Borders, Hurst, 2008

'The Two Faces of Saudi Arabia', Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2008

'Initiative and Inertia: Saudi Politics at Home and Abroad', Bryn Mawr Lecture, 2008

'Kingdom on Alert: Saudi Arabia and the New Middle East Cold War', Carnegie Middle East Centre, 2008-2009

'Political Reform in Saudi Arabia', Brookings Institute, 2008

'The Latent Arab Democratic Revolution', The Middle East and North Africa, Routledge, 2007

'The Challenge of Globalization in Saudi Arabia', in On Shifting Ground, City University of New York, 2005

'Iraq in Transition: Vortex or Catalyst?', Chatham House, 2004

'Is Saudi Arabia a Strategic Threat: The Global Propagation of Intolerance', Commission on International Religious Freedom, United States Senate Committee Hearing, 2003

'Challenged by Example: Globalization and the New Arab Awakening', in Globalization and the Middle East, Chatham House, 2002