Publications

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Books

An Introduction to Middle East Politics: Change, Continuity, Co-operation, and Conflict (London: Sage, 2013)

American Democracy Promotion in the Changing Middle East: From Bush to Obama (London: Routledge, 2013), with Shahram Akbarzadeh, James Piscatori, & Amin Saikal (eds)

Political Culture and Conflict Resolution in the Arab World: Lebanon and Algeria (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2009)

Islam and Human Rights in Practice: Perspectives Across the Ummah (London: Routledge, 2008) with Shahram Akbarzadeh (eds)

Islam and the Question of Reform: Critical Voices from Muslim Communities (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2008) with Kylie Baxter & Rebecca Barlow (eds)

Refereed Articles

‘Questioning Consociationalism: Electoral Law Reform Inertia in Lebanon’, Middle East Policy, Vol. XXIII, No. 3, 2016

‘Peacebuilding and the “Responsibility to Rebuild?”’, Australian Journal of Political Science, Vol. 51, No. 2, 2016

‘Democratization, Elections, and the “de facto state dilemma”: Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government’, Cooperation and Conflict, Vol. 50, No. 4, 2015

‘Political Stability and Refugee Crises in Lebanon’, Middle Eastern Studies (Ortadoğu Etŭtlerī), Vol. 6, No. 1, 2014

‘The Political Economy of Egypt’s Transition’, Middle Eastern Studies (Ortadoğu Etŭtlerī), Vol. 4, No. 1, 2012

‘The winter of Arab discontent’, Global Change, Peace & Security, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2011

‘Muslim States and Reform of the United Nations Security Council’ Journal of Middle East and Islamic Studies, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2010

‘Democracy Promotion and the Maintenance of Autocracy in the Arab World’ Global Change, Peace & Security, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2009

‘US-Arab Relations in the Era of Democracy Promotion’, National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies Research Paper, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2008

‘Iraq and the Limitations of American Foreign Policy in the Middle East’, Australian Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2007

‘Civil War, Islamic Politics, and Conflict Resolution in the Arab-Islamic World’, in Asia Examined: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, http://coombs.anu.edu.au/ASAA/conference/proceedings/MacQueen-B-ASAA2004.pdf

Book Chapters

‘The Private Sector and Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Iraq’ in Golan, Galia & Salem, Waled (eds) Non-state Actors in the Middle East: Factors for Peace and Democracy (London: Routledge, 2014)

‘Political Reconstruction, Democracy Promotion and Power-Sharing in Afghanistan and Iraq’ in MacQueen, Benjamin; Akbarzadeh, Shahram; Piscatori, James & Saikal, Amin (eds) American Democracy Promotion in the Changing Middle East: From Bush to Obama (London: Routledge, 2013)

‘Democracy Promotion: An Unfortunately Legacy’ in MacQueen, Benjamin; Akbarzadeh, Shahram; Piscatori, James & Saikal, Amin (eds) American Democracy Promotion in the Changing Middle East: From Bush to Obama (London: Routledge, 2013)

‘A Tortured Relationship: Islamists and US Foreign Policy’ in Akbarzadeh, Shahram (ed.) A Handbook of Political Islam (London: Routledge, 2011)

‘Electoral Law Reform and the Potential for Post-Confessional Politics in Lebanon’ in David Wright-Neville & Anna Halafoff (eds) Social and Cultural Violence in the Twenty First Century: Globalisation’s New Challenge (London: Edward Elgar, 2009)

‘Framing the debate on Islam and Human Rights Freedom’ in Shahram Akbarzadeh & Benjamin MacQueen (eds) Islam and Human Rights in Practice: Perspectives Across the Ummah (London: Routledge, 2008) with Shahram Akbarzadeh

‘Human Rights in Iraq: Gender Equality and Religious Freedom’ in Shahram Akbarzadeh & Benjamin MacQueen (eds) Islam and Human Rights in Practice: Perspectives Across the Ummah (London: Routledge, 2008) with Shahram Akbarzadeh

‘The Reluctant Partnership between the Muslim Brotherhood and Human Rights NGOs in Egypt’ in Shahram Akbarzadeh & Benjamin MacQueen (eds) Islam and Human Rights in Practice: Perspectives Across the Ummah (London: Routledge, 2008)

‘Abdullahi Ahmed an-Na`im and the Hermeneutics of Reform in Islam’ in Benjamin MacQueen, Kylie Baxter & Rebecca Barlow (eds) Islam and the Question of Reform: Critical Voices from Muslim Communities (Melbourne: Monash University Press, 2008)

‘Islamism in Algeria and America’s Global Campaign’ in Shahram Akbarzadeh & Fethi Mansouri (eds) Islam, Human Security & Xenophobia, Vol. 1 (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006)

‘Australia and North Africa: the Missing Link?’ in Fethi Mansouri (ed.) Australia and the Middle East: A Frontline Relationship (London: I.B.Taurus, 2006)

Conference Papers

‘Analysing the Role of the Private Sector in Security and Infrastructure Reconstruction in Post-Conflict Iraq’, Middle East Studies Association, Washington D.C., USA, 1-4 Dec. 2011

‘Culture and Conflict Resolution: Reprising the Debate’, 24th Annual Conference of the International Association for Conflict Management, Istanbul, Turkey, 3-6 Jul. 2011

‘Re-engaging with a Changed Middle East’, The Arab Revolutions in Context, The University of Melbourne, 23 May, 2011

‘Political Reconstruction, Democracy Promotion and Power-Sharing in Afghanistan and Iraq’, US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East, The University of Melbourne, 21-22 Oct. 2010

‘The Role of Extremist Ideology in Terrorism: Understanding and Countering the Narratives’, National Security Australia Conference, Sydney, Australia, Feb. 2010

‘Religion as Deterrent and Facilitator for Conflict Resolution in Iraq’, Parliament of the World’s Religions, Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 2009

‘This Most Confusing of Existential Conflicts: Reflections of the War on Terror’, Islamophobia: The Experience in Worlds Old and New Lessons from Europe and Australia, Melbourne, Australia, July 2008

‘Changing Notions of Culture in Conflict Resolution and its Implications for Inter-Faith Dialogue’, Globalisation for the Common Good: From the Middle East to the Asia-Pacific – Arc of Conflict or Dialogue of Civilisations and Regions?, Melbourne, 30 June-4 July, 2008

‘Abdullahi an-Na`im and the Hermeneutics of Reform in Islam’, Paper presented at the New Directions: Contemporary Muslim Thinkers and the Question of Reform, Monash Caulfield, 1 November 2006

‘Confessional Politics, Nation-building and the Role of the Media in Lebanon’, Paper presented at the Islamic Culture(s), Nation-building and the Media: Contemporary Issues, Monash Asia Institute, Melbourne, 22-23 September 2006

‘Islamism in Algeria and America’s Global Campaign’, Paper presented at the Islam, Human Security and Xenophobia International Conference, Melbourne, 25-26 November 2005

‘Civil War, Islamic Politics, and Conflict Resolution in the Arab-Islamic World’, Paper presented at the 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA), Australian National University, Canberra, 29 June-2 July 2004

‘A Comparative Analysis – Civil Society in the Middle East and South East Asia’, Paper presented at the Workshop to promote Islamic-Western Dialogues on Governance Values (I-WDGV), Jakarta, 18-21 September 2003

‘The Nationalisation of Islamist Movements in the Arab World: Egypt, Syria, Sudan, and Algeria’, Paper presented at the Australasian Middle East Studies Association Annual Conference (AMESA), University of Melbourne, 20-21 August 2000

Media

ABC Radio The World Today 29.07.13 – Interview in the situation in Egypt

ABC Radio PM 04.07.13 – Interview on the situation in Egypt

ABC Radio The World Today 03.07.13 – Interview on the situation in Egypt

ABC NewsRadio 02.07.13 – Interview on the situation in Egypt

Voice of America Radio 29.05.13 – Interview on the situation in Syria

ABC Radio The World Today – Interview on violence in Algeria

3RRR 29.01.13 – Interview on the situation in Mali

ABC TV 06.10.12 – Interview on Turkish-Syrian tensions

Radio Adelaide 26.09.12 – Interview on Australia’s Security Council accession

3RRR 19.09.12 – Interview on violence in Libya

Crikey 20.07.12 – Op-Ed on the situation in Syria

ABC TV 24.06.12 – Interview on Turkish-Syrian Tensions

3RRR 06.06.12 – Interview on the situation in Syria

The Age 28.05.12 – Interview on the situation in Syria

Crikey 10.04.12 – Op-Ed on the situation in Syria

Crikey 31.01.12 – Op-Ed on the situation in Syria

ABC Radio 774 27.01.12 – Interview on torture in Libya