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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 the...
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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 (2017) 28 (4): 32–52.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 (2007) 18 (4): 154–157.
Published: 01 December 2007
... operations of the United States were 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 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
... historical rivalries between neighboring countries, such as France 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 74–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... measures people’s trust in their government. On the scale provided by the study, the current coalition ranks near the bottom, below the People’s Republic of China.13 12. Reporters...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and who today show a great deal of ambivalence regarding how that society should An earlier version of this essay was presented to the Research Committee on Armed Forces and Society, International Political Science Association, Shanghai, China, 27 – 29 June 2005. The authors would like...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 18–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
... radical 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 52–73.
Published: 01 September 2014
... antagonism among the international heavyweights — China, Rus- sia, and the United States — as well as qualitative enrichment to the anar- chic international ontology through the appearance of new contenders such as Brazil, India, or South Africa.36 This condition demands that the United States, among...
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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 in the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 46–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
... over, Greek-­Turkish frictions do not play a dominant role in the US foreign policy agenda, and Greece is viewed in a new context. Washington’s attention is fixed on the Middle East, North Africa, South Central Asia, India, China, and Russia, and less so on European security (including in the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 142–159.
Published: 01 September 2005
... rotating presi- dency of the United Nations Security Council is a similar form of soft power. But authoritative soft power is not always necessarily temporary. Russia, China, France, the United States, and the United Kingdom all have a unique form of authoritative soft power that is permanent: they...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2015
... they revealed for the first time the scale of China’s presence and interests in the Mediter- 45. 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 78–89.
Published: 01 June 2010
... in the world after China and Japan. It has paid off its public-sector debt: a crippling 150 percent of GDP in 1999, it had fallen below 8 percent by 2007. . . . The value of Russian shares has risen by roughly $1 trillion since Mr. Putin came to power. . . . never in Russian history...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 5–17.
Published: 01 September 2015
... first public statements suggesting that his party was interested in joining a coalition with Syriza. The Independent Greeks 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 106–124.
Published: 01 June 2017
... annual energy consumption increase of 4 – 5 percent. The equivalent percent- age among EU members is only 1.6 percent.42 In fact, Turkey is seen as one of the fastest growing gas markets. Over the past decade, Turkey has been second after China in the increase of natural gas and electricity demand...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Congressional Research Service, China’s Foreign Policy and “Soft Power” in South America, Asia, and Africa (Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2008), 3. 22. Information comes from the banks’ websites: National Bank of Greece, www.nbg.gr; Piraeus Bank, www.piraeusbank.gr; Eurobank, www.eurobank.gr; Alpha...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 40–58.
Published: 01 March 2015
... France (2004), Italy (2004), the United Kingdom (2004), Portugal (2005), Spain (2005), Greece (2006), Denmark (2008), Poland (2011), and Ireland (2012). See Zhongping Feng and Jing Huang, “China’s Strategic Partnership Diplomacy: Engaging with a Changing World” (working paper no. 8, European...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 26–39.
Published: 01 March 2015
... decade. In spite of some divergences, this diagnosis also applies to other Southern European countries — such as Italy and Greece — who have also struggled to maintain their political and economic leverage in the region. This trend contrasts with China’s growing importance in the WANA region...