Research Areas: Comparative Politics, State-Society Relations in the non-Western Regions, Ethnic and National Relations, Conflict and Peace
Nonstate Actors in Intrastate Conflict. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014 (edited with D. Miodownik).
Israel's Security Networks: A Theoretical and Comparative Perspective. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013 (with G. Sheffer).
Militarism and Israeli Society. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010 (edited 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.
An Army that Has A State: New Approaches to Israel’s Civil-Security Relationship. Jerusalem: Carmel, 2008 (In Hebrew, edited with G. Sheffer and A. Oren).