Here, you can find a list of books and articles that have been published or are in progress. You can also download copies of work that has been published or is under review.


“Shirking the Briggs Plan: Civilian Resistance to Reform and the Army’s Struggle for Control in Malaya, 1950–1952,” Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History (February 2021) Download here

“‘In the Wider View’: The Geostrategic Determinants of Counterinsurgency Strategy and Adaptation, Evidence from the Palestine Mandate.” Security Studies Volume 29, Issue 1 (January 2020). Download here

In Progress

“Coordination or Control? The Politics of Civil-Military Cooperation during Counterinsurgency Campaigns.”

“Compelling Collaboration: Reconceptualizing the Logics of Collective Violence during Irregular Warfare, Evidence from Palestine.”

“Causal Process Observations and Mechanisms-based Approaches to Process Tracing in Security Studies.”


Contesting Identities in South Sinai: Development, Transformation, and the Articulation of a “Bedouin” Identity under Egyptian Rule (2013). Tel Aviv: The Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African History (and Syracuse University Press). Download here

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Policy articles:

“Egypt’s Assault on Sinai.” (2014). Sada, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

“Explaining Violence in the Sinai Peninsula” (2013). – Listed as one of the 13 best articles on Muftah from 2013.

“Shades of Sinai’s Instability.” (2012). Sada, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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