Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Reference Books:

  • Documents on the Arab-Israeli Conflict, KZ6795.A72D63 2005
  • The Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: a Political, Social and Military History, DS119.7.E5653 2008
  • Encyclopedia of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, DS119.7.E568 2010
  • The Iraq War: a Documentary and Reference Guide, DS79.76.M625 2012
  • A Survey of Arab-Israeli Relations, 1947-2001, DS119.7.S93 2002


Online Sources:

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: Middle East
Reports and commentary.

Center for Strategic and International Studies: Middle East Program
Based in Washington, DC, the CSIS is a bipartisan policy think tank. The Middle East Program site features publications relating to political, security and economic issues in the region.

*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search EliteBusiness Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

Empirical Studies of Conflict: Iraq
Based at Princeton University, ESOC provides overview, data, mapping, public opinion and papers and publications on key conflict areas in the world.

International Crisis Group: Middle East & North Africa
News, commentary, and reports.

The Iraq War Encyclopedia 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
An ABC-CLIO encyclopedia.

Israel and the Palestinian Territories
This site features publications of the United States Institute of Peace.

*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
The JSTOR collection is an online collection of scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities and ecology.  JSTOR focuses on older or archival collections.  The current 3-5 years of issues are not available.

Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Economics and Culture 

ProQuest Central 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.

United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI)
UNAMI's website covers humanitarian and development news and projects.  A series of fact sheets provide information about ongoing security, political, human rights and resources issues in the country.