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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 87–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
...J. S. Krasna Reports of the demise of the Arab state have been exaggerated, despite claims that the postcolonial, state-based paradigm is collapsing under the pressure of “people power,” the resurgence of premodern loyalties, and the rise of nonstate actors. Even Hamas, Hezbollah, and the Islamic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Jeffrey S. Morton; Nicole Shortt The popular uprising that started in Tunisia in December 2010 quickly spread across the Arab world, culminating in a historic regional realignment with far-reaching implications. This essay details the implications of the Arab Spring for Israeli security. After...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 52–62.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and is the author of Clinton’s Secret Wars . Copyright 2012 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2012 Sale: A Cold Chill  53 A Cold Chill Comes Over the Arab Spring...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 63–81.
Published: 01 September 2012
... by the EU and Turkey. The Arab Spring and its repercussions on the EU’s and Turkey’s foreign policy approaches to the region, along with a brief historical background of the Turkey-EU relationship, are evaluated in order to determine whether Turkey should coordinate its foreign policy with the EU...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 5–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Zoltan Barany The turmoil associated with the Arab Spring in the region’s eight monarchies has received comparatively modest attention because, aside from Bahrain, the demonstrations were mostly small and nonconfrontational, there were few calls to overthrow the regimes, and states’ coercive powers...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 43–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Nadine Mourad Sika This essay examines the structural economic reform measures undertaken in the Arab world in the past two decades. Developmental projects in the region have attained growth in gross domestic product, higher levels of human capital, and stable governments. These, however, have been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Steven Philip Kramer; Judith S. Yaphe The Arab Spring may be a historical turning point similar to the revolutions that swept Europe in 1848. The latter also began as a seemingly invincible wave demanding democratic reforms but turned into inglorious struggles with uncertain outcomes. They reshaped...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 67–93.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Yossef Ben-Meir This essay provides programmatic and administrative recommendations for the effective building of civil, governmental, and private capabilities to help implement human development driven by local communities in Morocco in light of the Arab Spring. The essay relates a human...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 94–116.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., and Secularism in Turkey . Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 Turkish foreign policy Arab Spring Erdogan Iran Saudi Arabia Turkey’s Failed Policy toward the Arab Spring: Three Levels of Analysis Ahmet T. Kuru In the Turkish parliamentary elections of 12 June 2011...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 100–118.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Andrea Cofelice The literature includes numerous analyses of the role played by regional organizations during the Arab Spring. However, the emerging role played by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), as the only truly intra-regional pan-Mediterranean institution, has not been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 141–145.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Security in the Euro-Mediterranean Area . New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 281 pages. ISBN 1-4039-7063-7. $69.95. Reviewed by Robert J. Pranger. Bat Ye'or: Eurabia: The Euro-Arab Axis . Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2005. 384 pages. ISBN 0-8386-4077-X. $23.95...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 19–46.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Ronen Yitzhak Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 Ronen Yitzhak is professor of history at Western Galilee College, Israel. The Question of Arab Solidarity in the 1948 War: Political Interests versus Military Considerations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2009
...J. E. Peterson There have been three economic transformations of the Arab Gulf. Yet the obstacles today remain eerily similar to those of forty years ago. Oil reserves are finite and nonoil resources in the gulf states—minerals, arable land, skilled population, and even capital for some countries...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 8–19.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Paul R. Pillar The revolts known collectively as the Arab Spring are largely reactions of alienated populations to the closed economic and political systems that prevail in the Middle East. Revolutions in individual countries have differed because of the differing status of the military, sectarian...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 20–35.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Robert J. Pranger In its essence, the Arab Spring is about “being Arab,” in the words of the late Lebanese journalist Samir Kassir. This essay explores the two fold meaning of this Arab awakening as the emergence of a homogeneous yet plural field of Arab culture and its integration into the mosaic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 36–45.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Vincent Cannistraro The Arab Spring has affected interests of the Western democracies in the Middle and Near Eastern nations, and the instability will compel changes in American policies for the region. There have been political revisions and in some cases nontraditional modifications in moribund...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 41–77.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Heritage. Roumani was the first secretary-general of the World Organization of Jews from Arab Countries (WOJAC). He has written extensively on Jews from Arab countries and their integration into Israel. The Silent Refugees: Jews from Arab Countries Maurice M. Roumani...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 112–130.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to note that the ongoing democratization in this region is transitional and tentative at best, and there is a looming threat that the old power structure will superimpose itself again. There is a need to understand concepts of democracy from African, Arabic, and Indian contributions. This essay argues...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 127–129.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Rachel Pope Reviews  127 Katherine Zoepf: Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World. New York: Penguin, 2016. 272 pages. ISBN 1-­59-­420388-­1. $17.00 (paperback). Reviewed by Rachel Pope...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 89–103.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Petros Sioussiouras; Ioannis Vavouras This essay provides an account of the phenomenon of corruption in the Balkan and Arab countries of the Mediterranean. The analysis focuses on the effects that the political system—approached through the lens of political rights—and the level of economic...