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13 Under the impact of international norms and great power policies, Middle Eastern state formation was not able to operate by the same rules (Lustick, 1997). Thus, Tilly’s mechanism according to which protection rackets turn into state-like organizations does not apply to Middle Eastern state-building, one factor that explains the legitimacy deficit of many regional states. Moreover, the armed forces of these states have not lost 24 DIETRICH JUNG their praetorian character. In the Middle East, a comparable relationship between participation in armed conflict and the normative definition of citizenship, as Janowitz described for Europe, has therefore not developed.
For more detailed analyses of Kurdish history and society, see McDowall (1996). 12. For the modern history of Yemen, see the standard textbook by Dresch (2000), for the civil wars and the phase of decolonization, see Halliday (1974). 13. The only exception is the first Gulf War, in which, due to the specific international context, Iran and Iraq were engaged in a kind of warfare that resembled the European experience. However, this war was also contained by international forces in the sense that it could not spread in the region.