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“Seek Knowledge even if it takes you to China (via Washington): America, China, Saudi Arabia and the Twenty-First Century,” Sociology of Islam, Volume 4, 2016: 166-188. 

“Legitimizing Transformation without Calling It Change: Tajdid, Islah, and Saudi Arabia’s Place in the Contemporary World,” Contemporary Review of Middle East, Volume 2, No. 2, August 2015: 55-70.

“When Collision Emerges As Unexpected Harmony: Saudi Responses to the Arab Spring,” Contemporary Review of Middle East, Volume 1, No. 1, March 2014: 53-74.

“When a Colonial American Minister Put His Faith in the Power of Islam: Muslim Medicine, Reason, and Public Health in the Modern World,” History Studies: International Journal of History, Volume 6, No. 3, April 2014: 147-161.

“When Life Imitates Art: The Arab Spring, the Middle East, and the Modern World,” Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations, Volume 12, No. 3, Fall 2013: 32-46.

“Saudi Arabia, the Soviet Union, and Modern Islam,” Islam and Civilisational Renewal, Volume 4, No. 1, January 2013: 45-61.

“Re-Orientalizing the Gulf: The GCC and Southeast Asia.” Middle East Policy, Volume 19, No. 4, Winter 2012: 77-87.

“Los Estados del Golfo y la Primavera árabe de 2011” (“The Arab Gulf States and the 2011 Arab Spring”), Foro Internacional: The Journal of the Center for International Studies 208 (El Colegio de México, Mexico City, Mexico), Volume 52, No 2, April 2012 – June 2012: 488-509.

“When Spirit and Intellect Know No Gender Boundaries: Women and the rise of the Naqshbandiyya-Khalidiyya in the Ottoman Empire during the Nineteenth Century,” Prajna Vihara: Journal of Philosophy and Religion (Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand), Volume 12, No.1, January 2011–June 2011: 16-28.

“Turkey and the Gulf States in the Twenty-First Century,” Middle Eastern Review of International Affairs, Volume 14, No. 3, September 2010: 29-37.

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“Muslims and Social Change in the Atlantic Basin,” The Journal of World History, Volume 30, No. 3, September 2009: 377-397.

“The Iraq Status-of-Forces Agreement, Iran, and Guantanamo Bay,” Rutgers Law Record, Volume 34, No. 1, Spring 2009: 39-45.

“The Naqshbandiyya-Khalidiyya, Islamic Sainthood, and Religion in Modern Times,” The Journal of World History, Volume 19, No. 4, December 2008: 521-545.

“Temporal and Spiritual Power in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Politics: Shaykh Khalid, Gürcü Necib Pasha, and the Naqshbandiyya-Khalidiyya,” Türkiyat Araştırmaları (Turkish Studies), Volume 9, Fall 2008: 227-244.

“It Would Surely Be the Second: Lebanon, Israel and the Arab-Israeli War of 1967,” Middle Eastern Review of International Affairs, Volume 9, No. 2, June 2005: 45-56.

“The Gulf Arabs and the New Iraq: The Most to Gain and the Most to Lose,” Middle Eastern Review of International Affairs, Volume 7, No. 2, June 2003: 24-47.

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“The UAE: Political Issues and Security Dilemmas,” Middle Eastern Review of International Affairs, Volume 3, No. 1, March, 1999: 25-45.

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“History, Oil and Ethnicity: The Story of Abu Musa and the Tunbs Islands,” Politica, Volume 2, No. 2, Spring 1996: 68-81.