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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Peter Sattler Copyright 2017 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2017 Feferman Kiril : The Holocaust in the Crimea and the North Caucasus . Jerusalem : Yad Vashem Publications , 2016 . 540 pages . ISBN: 978-965-308-505-3 . $43.50 (hardcover). Peter Sattler received his...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 15–30.
Published: 01 March 2009
... accept America's decision. None of these assumptions came to pass. Unfortunately, the war in the Caucasus was an inadvertent consequence of US policy in the Balkans. The West acted contrary to international law, violated the sovereignty of another state, and carelessly sacrificed the interests...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 19–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and Timothy Colton for their assistance and advice. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2009 Defense Reform and the Caucasus: Challenges of Institutional Reform during Unresolved Conflict Geoffrey Wright In July...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 26–46.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Michael B. Bishku The South Caucasus republics have given great importance to their respective ties with their Middle Eastern neighbors. In general, they have attempted to expand trade with those countries and to avoid involvement in regional disputes. Relations with Turkey and Iran have held...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Stephen Blank Even as the world focuses on Ukraine, Washington has conspicuously ignored resolute action to resolve existing conflicts in the Caucasus, in particular the so-called frozen conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh. Here, Washington has refused to see that Russia...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 68–81.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in the Caucasus, the chaos and poverty that followed the breakup of the Soviet Union, and the Kremlin’s human rights violations in Chechnya in many ways contributed to the rise of terrorism and Muslim extremism in Russia. In addition, the Kremlin uses terrorism as an excuse for an increased crackdown on civil...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 33–51.
Published: 01 March 2005
... new policies to cope with the new security challenges in North Africa, the Middle East, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. However, there is ironically a missing link in this list of confl icted areas: the Black Sea itself. With the reunifi cation of Europe and post–11 Septem- ber perceptions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
...-thirsty India) vie for partnerships with the energy-rich former Soviet republics. Russia lays special claim to what it sees as its “near abroad” (notably, the Caucasus and Central Asia), and its leaders strive to limit US influence over the energy resources of the CSB. China, a global economic power still...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 32–48.
Published: 01 December 2009
...; “Russia Counts on US Help in Georgia-S. Ossetia Standoff,” RIA Novosti, 4 August 2008, en.rian.ru/world/20080804/115654886.html. 3. Brian Whitmore, “2008 in Review: War, Peace, and Football Diplomacy in the South Caucasus,” Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 26 December 2008, www.rferl.org/content...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 22–38.
Published: 01 March 2001
... calculations because of its location at the crossroads of the Balkans, eastern Mediterranean, Caucasus, Central Asia, and Middle East, with its Arab-Israeli problems. It plays an important role in each of these regions, yet the country itself is enmeshed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 23–54.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Balkan crisis, including the dismantlement of the former Yugoslavia, entails a crisis in the European state system. If we include the Transcaucasus — what Zbigniew Brzezin- 1. S. Frederick Starr, foreword to The Central Caucasus: Essay on Geopolitical Economy, ed. Eldar Ismailov and Vladimir...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2010
...-­Russian Business Council in Istanbul in summer 2010.43 The Turk- ish government already applies a unilateral visa exemption policy toward the citizens of many Central Asian and South Caucasus countries, includ- ing Azerbaijan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Their nationals can...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2017
... at the end of the tunnel for Greece. DOI 10.1215/10474552-3882841 Kiril Feferman: The Holocaust in the Crimea and the North Caucasus. Jerusalem: Yad Vashem Publications, 2016. 540 pages. ISBN: 978-­965-­ 308-­505-­3. $43.50 (hardcover). Reviewed by Peter Sattler. Throughout The Holocaust...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 44–66.
Published: 01 September 2005
... we are talking of Palestine, Ukraine, Turkey, or the Caucasus.1 These positive trends in both confl ict res- olution and democratization create momentum for reinforcing and extending themselves either geographically or institutionally, with the aim of making their positive dynamism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 72–94.
Published: 01 September 2011
... for an analysis of Azerbaijan’s current position and prospects in this much-­disputed part of the Caucasus. The History: Fourth Century to 1988 The national identity of the region known as Nagorno-­Karabakh is disputed by Azeri and Armenian historians as being populated by either...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 23–39.
Published: 01 December 2000
... 28 Mediterranean Quarterly: Fall 2000 the Middle East, Trans-Caucasus, Central Asia, and the Asian Pacific region.” Only Africa, the Western Hemisphere, and the Atlantic Ocean appear to remain outside of Moscow’s claimed sphere of influence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 June 2000
... for all kinds of extremists throughout Europe and Rus- sia and beyond, especially for Islamic fundamentalists. In this context, we find Western official and unofficial views on steps taken by Russian authorities in the Caucasus hardly in conformity...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 86–108.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... During the Cold War, arbitrary delimitation and territorial conceptualization dominated much of strategic thinking. The Caucasus, eastern Anatolia, and the Persian Gulf, for example, were treated as different territories and regions. However, with the Cold War over, “to conceptualize Central Asia...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 14–38.
Published: 01 March 2012
...: • The instability and bloody conflicts across the post-Soviet space and in the North Caucasus of Russia proper (which has a one-thousand- kilometer common border with the volatile South Caucasus). •  NATO’s continuous extension to the east against strong Russian objections. • Continuing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 95–109.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to Russian Policy?” Central Asia and the Caucasus 2, no. 8 (1997) (Center for Social and Political Studies, Sweden), available at www.ca-c.org/ dataeng/st_03_jonson.shtml. 14. Robert G. Kaiser, “Russia’s Central Asia Footprint,” Moscow Times, 30 August 2002, at www.the- moscowtimes.com/stories/2002/08/30...