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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 26–39.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Pablo Páreja-Alcaraz The past two decades have witnessed a significant intensification of the bilateral relations between Spain and China that, in spite of the economic and political significance for the former, has received little scholarly attention. This essay explores the evolution...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 93–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... percent in 2013.7 Confronted with these sanctions, the Iranian authorities pursued several strategies, including diversifying its export markets, mainly by shifting to China, India, Japan, and South Korea. On the supply side, the focus has 5. Energy Information Administration (EIA...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 93–96.
Published: 01 December 2010
... to over- come human mortality and its unwanted consequences.” Here we encounter Portugal’s Asia empire reaching as far as China and Timor, but Barros also “spends a good deal of time discussing Portugal’s clashes with (and in) Muslim territories in North Africa and the Persian Gulf from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 97–100.
Published: 01 December 2010
... to over- come human mortality and its unwanted consequences.” Here we encounter Portugal’s Asia empire reaching as far as China and Timor, but Barros also “spends a good deal of time discussing Portugal’s clashes with (and in) Muslim territories in North Africa and the Persian Gulf from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 March 2016
... resources, including almost unlim- ited wind and solar power potential, especially in MENA countries. While several littoral states have invested in large-­scale renewable energy projects (Spain and Morocco, for example), for the most part the basin’s renewable energy potential remains largely...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 80–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Quirk: Angell and Mahan  81 world. This essay considers the arguments of Angell and Mahan in their own time, throughout the twentieth century, and today. In this context, the lat- ter sections focus more closely on Russia’s and China’s twenty-­first-century approach to modern sea power...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 6–37.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of Discovery. Portugal and Spain discovered new lands across the oceans and built trading posts or conquered large extensions of land. This period is also associated with the Commer- cial Revolution — the innovations referred to earlier and attributed to Italian city-­states during the Renaissance...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 March 2015
... as in the Port of Ashdod in Israel; in Port Said and Port Sudan at the Suez Canal in Egypt; in the Port of Barcelona in Spain; in rail, air terminals, and fiber optic networks in Portugal; in the port of Marseille in France; and in the air terminal north of Rome in Italy. In North Africa, China is making...
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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 (2013) 24 (2): 81–103.
Published: 01 June 2013
... in that organization in 1961.3 Albania then closely aligned with the People’s Republic of China during the 1960s, only to break with the PRC over its rapprochement with the United States during the 1970s. These rifts were framed in ideological terms, yet in Hoxha’s mind there were practical considerations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 40–58.
Published: 01 March 2015
...], China Update, no. 45 (October 2014), www.merics.org/merics-­analysen/china-­update/china-­update-­nr-­45.html. 8. Other than with Germany, the PRC has established strategic partnerships with France (2004), Italy (2004), the United Kingdom (2004), Portugal (2005), Spain (2005), Greece (2006...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 22–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
... recently came online as a new conduit of energy supplies, while the Mediterranean is crisscrossed with pipelines that bring energy to Spain and Italy (through Sic- ily, in the latter case). The maritime domain is also an important source of food for many coun- tries in Europe and for the global...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 June 2013
... of the so-­called Arab Spring, political unrest and social turmoil have yet to determine whether the country will be able to reform. In Spain, Italy, and, of course, Greece, governments and populations are facing major financial difficulties that threaten the political and economic experiment known...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 2014
... deeply affected the economic stability of the European Union, especially in Greece, Italy, Spain, and Portugal. These are only a few of the major challenges that this critical region faces. The editors of the Mediterranean Quarterly hope the journal’s readership continues to gain perspective...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 12–23.
Published: 01 September 2004
... for a discussion of a variety of issues. Among them was the performance of China in the fi eld of human rights in the wake of the Tienanmen Square massacre. I was then serving as assistant secretary of state for human rights and humani- tarian affairs and in that capacity had come to engage the Chinese foreign...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 30–61.
Published: 01 September 2000
... at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Angela Stonebarger assisted with the article as a research assistant at the CSIS. She is a graduate student at the Thunderbird School of International Management. MQ 11.3-02.Wiarda 7/20/00 4:12 PM Page 30 Spain 2000...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2007
... “has a decidedly more unilateralist bent” and increasingly manipulates the “threat and use of military power to enforce” American will, with a view to “keeping such rivals” as the European Union, China, and Rus- Efstathios T. Fakiolas holds a PhD from the Department of War Studies, King’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 1–22.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- idarity with nations, such as the People’s Republic of China, that are opposed to a U.S. missile defense. Second, Putin is seeking to create divisions between Europe and the United States on the missile defense issue. In his spring 2000 visits to Spain...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 96–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to Greece, Italy, Malta, and Spain.7 The country imports refined petroleum products, and currently, nearly 100 percent of oil products consumed there come from abroad. Although current oil extraction levels 5. Data related to oil are expressed in thousands of barrels of oil per day (bpd). Values...
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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...