Israel's Security NetworksThe Lebanese ArmyMilitarism and Israeli SocietyState Expansion and Conflict



State Expansion and Conflict: In and Between Israel/Palestine and Lebanon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Nonstate Actors in Intrastate Conflict. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press (edited with D. Miodownik).


Israel's Security Networks: A Theoretical and Comparative Perspective. New York: Cambridge University Press (with G. Sheffer).

“How The Mouse Got His Roar: The Change in Israel's Military Strategy,” International History Review 35 (2): 356-376 (with A. Oren and A. Shapira). 


“Introduction: Representation(s) in the Middle East,” Representation 48 (3) 2012: 249-252 (with G. Rahat). 

“Representation and Stability in Postwar Lebanon,” Representation 48 (3) 2012: 321-333.

“The Military Careers and Second Careers of Israel’s Military Elite, 1948-2010,” Middle East Journal 66 (3): 473-492 (with E. Tsur).

“Continuity and Change in the Social Background of Israel’s Military Elite,” Middle East Journal 66 (2) 2012: 211-230 (with E. Tsur).

“A Proposal for a Shared Jewish-Arab Vision in Israel,” Public Sphere 6 (2012).


“Studying Middle Eastern Militaries: Where Do We Go from Here?” International Journal of Middle East Studies 43 (August 2011): 406-407.


“Ambiguity and Conflict in Israeli-Lebanese Relations,” Israel Studies 15 (3) 2010: 163-188.

“The Arab Security Sector: A New Research Agenda for a Neglected Topic,” Armed Forces & Society 36 (5) 2010: 804-824 (with A. David)

Militarism and Israeli Society. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010 (edited with G. Sheffer).

“Strategic and Political Factors Preventing the Shift from ‘Citizen Armies’ to Professional Militaries” in Stuart A. Cohen (ed.) The New Citizen Armies: Israel’s Armed Forces in Comparative Perspective. London: Routledge, 2010 (with G. Sheffer).


“National Visions and Multi-Communal Realities: Lebanon and Israel/Palestine in a Comparative Perspective,” Theory and Criticism 35 (2009): 193-217.

“Continuous Existential Threats, Civil-Security Relations, and Democracy: A Comparative Exploration of Five Small States” in Existential Threats and Civil-Security Relations. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2009 (with G. Sheffer).


Existential Threats and Civil Security Relations. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2009 (edited with G. Sheffer). 

The Lebanese Army: A National Institution in a Divided Society. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2009.

“Israeli Democracy in the Face of Existential Threats,” Politika 20 (2009, with G. Sheffer)


How the New Arab Media Challenges the Arab Militaries: The Case of the War between Israel and Hizbullah in 2006. Policy Brief No. 20. Washington, DC: The Middle East Institute, 2008 (With A. David). 
An Army that Has A State: New Approaches to Israel’s Civil-Security Relationship. Jerusalem: Carmel, 2008 (edited with G. Sheffer and A. Oren). 
“From Ambiguity to Conflict: The ‘Second Lebanon War’ in Broad Perspective.” Politika 17 (winter 2008).    


“The Study of Civil-Military Relations in Israel: Traditional Approaches, Gaps, and a New Approach,” Israel Studies 12 (1), 2007 (With G. Sheffer).

“Dilemmas of Security in Iraq,” Security Dialogue, 38 (4), 2007.

“Don’t Mention the War: The Politics of Remembrance and Forgetfulness in Postwar 
Lebanon,” Middle East Journal, 61 (1), 2007.


The Future of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Jerusalem: The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2006 (With C. Cohen).

“Israel’s ‘Security Network’ and its Impact: An Exploration of a New Approach,” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 38 (2), 2006 (with G. Sheffer).

“Towards a Representative Military? The Transformation of the Lebanese Officer Corps since 1945,” Middle East Journal, 60 (1), 2006.


“The Failure of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process, 1993-2000,” Journal of Peace Research, 42 (6), 2005.

“Greater Lebanon and Greater Israel in a Comparative Perspective” in Arab–Jewish Relations: From Conflict to Resolution? Ed. Elie Podeh and Asher Kaufman (Sussex: Sussex Academic Press, 2005).


“Lebanon: Failure, Collapse, and Resuscitation,” in: R. I. Rotberg (ed.), State Failure and State Weakness in a Time of Terror (Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution Press, 2003).


“Intra-communal and Inter-Communal Dimensions of Conflict and Peace in Lebanon,” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 34 (4), 2002.


“Commemorating Malikiyya: Political Myth, Multiethnic Identity and the Making of Lebanese Army,” History and Memory, 13 (1), 2001.


The Hardships of Consociation, The Perils of Partition: Lebanon (1943-90) (The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2000).