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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Marina Skordeli Since about 2005 relations between Greece and China have gained unprecedented momentum. At first glance, the timing and the reasons behind such a boost in bilateral relations between countries so distant and unequal in size are not entirely obvious. This essay examines how...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 32–52.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of the major emerging national economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) and Greece since the end of the Cold War. It focuses on Greece’s relations with Russia and China and the reasons behind Greece’s foreign policy change toward establishing deeper relations with them and the role...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 18–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
... government pledged to end austerity, reverse privatization, and reforms and to achieve at least partial debt forgiveness. A Greek departure from the eurozone was possible. A Greece adrift would leave it vulnerable to the blandishments of Russia, China, and other parties. Should such a shift occur, it would...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 45–56.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Theodore C. Kariotis The issue of Cypriot oil seems to be gathering importance, and interested parties are trying to place themselves in positions of advantage. Large oil companies from the United States, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Norway, and Russia seem to be interested in investing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 124–140.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Similarly, China’s newly achieved foothold at the Greek port of Piraeus and increased acquisition interests in Greece have to be viewed beyond their commercial importance. China is becoming a regional actor in order to safe- guard its not-­insubstantial and growing commercial interests. The United...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 5–17.
Published: 01 September 2015
... have since joined such a coalition, and Kammenos has become the Greek defense minister. Meanwhile, China has created an international renminbi-­based bank to rival the US-­backed World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Britain has declared it will join the China grouping, despite the fact...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 81–99.
Published: 01 March 2001
... to polarize Turkey and Greece in Balkan affairs. Reflecting its newly assertive foreign policy to “expand influence from the Adriatic to the Wall of China,” Turkey took an active interest in the Balkans transition.37 Greece, a long-time protagonist of Turkey, has an affinity...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that are plaguing the region. Perhaps most important, Engelke highlights that because of varying approaches to challenges by the region’s diverse players — the United States, Europe, Russia, and even China, as well as their regional proxies — no sim- ple, straightforward solutions are readily apparent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 16–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
... States 5.1 20 Estonia 5.0 35 Slovenia 4.2 37 Latvia 4.1 42 Hungary 3.9 43 China 3.9 45 Mexico 3.8 50 India 3.7 56 Russian Federation 3.5 57 Greece 3.5 59 Turkey 3.5 74 Serbia 3.0 79 Croatia 3.0 96 FYR Macedonia 2.5 Source: WEF, Global Competitiveness Report, 498. sponsive and inadequate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 78–89.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... GDP [gross domestic product] was projected to reach $1.2 trillion by the end of the 2007, 6.4 times higher than in 1999. . . . Russia’s foreign exchange reserves, at around $400 bil- lion, are the third largest in the world after China and Japan. It has paid off its public-sector debt...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... According to one source, “The direct reason behind Greece’s help was the enormous financial support that China gave to Greece during the crisis in 2010.” Zhang, 25. 46. Chinese scholars, interviews with the author, Beijing, summer 2013. 47. Even in the absence of such a formal agreement, some...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 154–157.
Published: 01 December 2007
... approved by Henry Kissinger.” Nixon’s national security adviser could play his power both ways with certain countries, most notably China. While ostensibly still vigilant against expansion of Chinese communism in Asia in areas like Tibet, a major target for CIA covert operations, Kissinger secretly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Office and the Retreat from Aden: Great Britain in South Arabia, 1957 – 1967.” Harrington, with the benefit of pri- mary sources including the British archives, examines the evolution of think- 1. The P5+1 countries are the five permanent members of the UN Security Council — China, France...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., Spain and Portugal, Russia and China, or even India and Pakistan, the relationship between Greece and Turkey is unique. Not only is the baggage of history particularly heavy between these nominal North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies, but both countries form an important geostrategic nexus...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 2003
... and Germany, Spain and Portugal, Russia and China, or even India and Pakistan, the relationship between Greece and Turkey is unique. Not only is the baggage of history particularly heavy between these nominal North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies, but both countries form an important geostrategic nexus...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 100–104.
Published: 01 March 2003
... modern observers would deny that Greece and Turkey have had a long and partic- ularly prickly relationship. Like other notable historical rivalries between neighboring countries, such as France and Germany, Spain and Portugal, Russia and China, or even India and Pakistan, the relationship between...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 149–154.
Published: 01 December 2007
... security adviser could play his power both ways with certain countries, most notably China. While ostensibly still vigilant against expansion of Chinese communism in Asia in areas like Tibet, a major target for CIA covert operations, Kissinger secretly “scut- tled the remains of CIA’s twenty-year...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 157–160.
Published: 01 December 2007
... approved by Henry Kissinger.” Nixon’s national security adviser could play his power both ways with certain countries, most notably China. While ostensibly still vigilant against expansion of Chinese communism in Asia in areas like Tibet, a major target for CIA covert operations, Kissinger secretly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of chemical weapons in late summer of 2013. Perhaps most interesting, Russia and China conducted a relatively large naval exercise in the Mediterranean in the spring of 2015. This sent an unmistakable signal about not only about Russia’s return to the Medi- terranean but also of China’s growing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 81–103.
Published: 01 June 2013
... (8.4 percent). Turkey is also the largest source of imports arriving in Albania, accounting for 34.8 percent, followed by Greece (12.9 percent) and China (6.2 percent).52 Albania’s Close Ties with Turkey Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs website describes the “general...