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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 68–80.
Published: 01 December 2008
...George Voskopoulos The Balkan Peninsula has been an unstable regional security subsystem because of a number of defining and qualitative parameters, namely, overt or covert challenges to the territorial status, interethnic conflicts, the “great idea” syndrome, out-of-system interference, and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 96–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... inclusion of the country and its infrastructure in several gas and oil supply projects in the Balkan Peninsula in recent years, however, has enhanced Albania’s significance. Projected outcomes indicate a fairly poor future for the oil sector but a relatively strong potential for future development of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2004) 15 (4): 115–124.
Published: 01 December 2004
... citizens, able to preserve their culture without resorting to war or politics, violence, or dishonesty.”1 The Roman Empire gradually expanded in what is now called the Balkan Peninsula from 146 BC, with the fi rst colonies around Preveza in the Epi- rus region of Greece, to about 550 AD. Vlachs are...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 42–63.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Greece over the name “Macedonia,” which prevented its entrance into NATO, and the reckless minority events in the early part of the century, refuted the stability myth created by the West and suggested that the horrendous events that followed could have destabilized the entire Balkan Peninsula...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2012) 23 (1): 89–103.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Balkan Peninsula constituted an obstacle to the economic reform of these countries, with bleak prospect for their own 28. See also, Kleomenis Koutsoukis, “Corruption on the Public Sector: A Symptom of Develop- ment, Power Ethics or Social Crisis?” [in Greek], Ikonomikos Tachidromos, no. 35 (1987...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2000) 11 (3): 144–163.
Published: 01 September 2000
...), 17. urban centers declined steadily in favor of the local capitals or other urban centers associated with the local states. The old economic unity of the Balkan peninsula was fragmented, and a new socio-spatial distribution emerged that...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 40–50.
Published: 01 September 2009
...David Binder Talk of a “greater” this or that Balkan nation-state has subsided in recent years as the region experienced the creation of ever more minirepublics—a total of eight on the territory of former Yugoslavia. This trend toward fragmentation was initiated by petty nationalists and fostered...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2000) 11 (2): 130–133.
Published: 01 June 2000
... the dis- memberment of Yugoslavia, created a new environment on the Balkan peninsula. The difficulties associated with economic and political transition were compounded by the reappearance of old nationalist passions and a host of new, and not so new...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2003) 14 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the expec- tations of many Balkan experts (with or without credentials), he shows that there have in fact been certain articulations of a discourse of citizenship specific to the Balkan peninsula. For instance, one finds in the early nineteenth-century plans of Rigas Velen- stinlis or the Philiki...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 61–84.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., wrote that in many CIS countries, such as Georgia and Ukraine, for example, “the acute issue of choosing between alignment with Russia and the West is associated with the choice between two models of social development.”38 The real challenge for the Balkan peninsula as a whole is...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2004) 15 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Fatos Nano Mediterranean Affairs,Inc. 2004 Fatos Nano is prime minister of Albania. Albania, the Balkans, and the Process of Transatlantic Integration Fatos Nano In this essay I discuss contemporary Albania and the critical role...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2001) 12 (3): 152–154.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Sol Schindler Mark Mazower: The Balkans . New York: Modern Library, 2000. 176 pages. ISBN 0-679-64087-8. $19.95. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2001 Sol Schindler is a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer who writes and lectures on international affairs. MQ 12.3-09 Reviews 7/20/01...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2013) 24 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
... foreign policy in the Black Sea. A number of reasons can explain Greece’s renewed interest in the region. First, the Balkan Peninsula has been relatively stable since the end of the Kosovo crisis (1998 – 99), allow- ing Athens to recalibrate its foreign policy toward other regions. The Middle 12...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2011
... arriving in the Balkans about four thousand years ago. Multiple migration events occurred to and from one another's lands; in ancient years Greek cities like Corinth established colonies on the Illyrian coast, while in the Middle Ages Albanian speakers (known as Arvanites) migrated across Greece. Hundreds...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 5–26.
Published: 01 December 2014
... territories, especially the Balkans. Instead, a master narrative elaborated the positive stereotype of the “good Italian,” an opponent of war and a savior of the Jews, in contrast to the negative stereotype of the “evil German,” sadistic and brutal, onto whom the Italians shifted all the blame for the war...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2001) 12 (2): 101–118.
Published: 01 June 2001
... difficulties— have left the distinct impression that southeastern Europe, more commonly known as the Balkan Peninsula, has lost none of its penchant for turbulence. Scholars, journalists, and practitioners alike have agreed that the Cold War temporarily...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2000) 11 (2): 133–135.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Yugoslavia, created a new environment on the Balkan peninsula. The difficulties associated with economic and political transition were compounded by the reappearance of old nationalist passions and a host of new, and not so new, security and other issues. With...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2000) 11 (2): 136–137.
Published: 01 June 2000
... dis- memberment of Yugoslavia, created a new environment on the Balkan peninsula. The difficulties associated with economic and political transition were compounded by the reappearance of old nationalist passions and a host of new, and not so new...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2003) 14 (3): 122–125.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the expec- tations of many Balkan experts (with or without credentials), he shows that there have in fact been certain articulations of a discourse of citizenship specific to the Balkan peninsula. For instance, one finds in the early nineteenth-century plans of Rigas Velen- stinlis or the Philiki...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2003) 14 (3): 128–130.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the expec- tations of many Balkan experts (with or without credentials), he shows that there have in fact been certain articulations of a discourse of citizenship specific to the Balkan peninsula. For instance, one finds in the early nineteenth-century plans of Rigas Velen- stinlis or the Philiki...