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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 June 2003
... policy and security areas. The EU has begun the process of establishing its own military capa- bilities. If not handled wisely, the EU’s development of a military capability could undermine NATO’s’ military effectiveness. NATO must also adapt within the context of notable differences in views...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in NATO and EU military missions due to the economic crisis in the coun- try.”2 For its part, Turkey has warned that NATO was relying too much on “force” in Afghanistan. It proposed, in its capacity as a Muslim country, to open a diplomatic mission to the Taliban.3 Greece and Turkey took almost...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 94–116.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in this former French colony.2 At the regional level, the United States has resisted the establishment of an autonomous EU military capabil- ity, arguing that such a force would either be redundant or unnecessarily competitive relative to NATO. French national ambition, too, is challenged by a renewed US...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 6–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... The fading prospects of Turkey’s EU membership have diminished Ankara’s interest in playing an active role in achieving a Cyprus settlement. Tozun Bahcheli is professor of political science at King’s University College at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada. He wishes to thank Sid Noel, Bulent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 17–31.
Published: 01 June 2006
... a situation in which their security might be threatened by Asian issues or nations, including the PRC. While the EU has in fact since 2003 included security issues on the agenda for its dialogues with China, the rapid increase in China’s military capabilities has not been the subject of much comment...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 103–106.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the reasons for which cynicism, rather than optimism, has been the operative word associated with “the Cyprus issue.” Green’s book challenges this view, even if only tem- porarily. Embracing Cyprus is about the role of the EU as an effective mediator of the seem- ingly intractable conflict and military...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 106–111.
Published: 01 June 2004
... book challenges this view, even if only tem- porarily. Embracing Cyprus is about the role of the EU as an effective mediator of the seem- ingly intractable conflict and military occupation of Cyprus since 1974 and the poten- tial of European institutions to promote conflict resolution...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 112–114.
Published: 01 June 2004
... word associated with “the Cyprus issue.” Green’s book challenges this view, even if only tem- porarily. Embracing Cyprus is about the role of the EU as an effective mediator of the seem- ingly intractable conflict and military occupation of Cyprus since 1974 and the poten- tial of European...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 56–67.
Published: 01 September 2017
... in 1998, during an informal EU meeting in the Austrian city of Portschach am Worthersee, that a true reformist, British prime minister Tony Blair, suggested that the union had to lay the groundwork for a military unit within Europe. Blair supported the view that the EU had to adopt major...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 106–119.
Published: 01 December 2001
...” of French-German relations on the future course of the EU, and France’s failed bid to re-enter NATO’s military establishment. The French government began to look for another dependable partner in Europe and found an unlikely ally in Britain...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... multipolarity and independent European Union military capacity while opposing a global role for NATO. He called for protection against the negative impacts of globalization and promoted EU.wide industrial .champions.. He opposed Turkey.s entry into the EU on cultural and antiterrorist grounds. Instead, he...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 33–61.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Ortega of the EU Institute for Security Studies, have called for a furthering of a multilateral Euro-Mediterranean dialogue in military and defense issues in order to “prevent tensions and crises and to maintain peace and stability by means of cooperative secu...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2015
... (T.wai). His research interests center on China’s foreign and security policy, and on the transformation of the Chinese military doctrine. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 Chinese foreign policy China and the EU nontraditional security China and the Mediterranean The EU...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 14–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... This conclusion, however, could be misleading. Instead, parallel expansion of the European Union, and implicit conditionality of EU membership on NATO membership, seem to be a more likely explanation for Eastern European countries’ eager- ness to join the US- dominated military alliance. This essay...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 131–148.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., the party’s commit- ment to the EU and the rhetoric of the AKP leadership have prevented the military and bureaucracy, traditionally the most sensitive defenders of the secular character of the state, from launching all-out opposition to the govern- ment. AKP leaders have consistently argued...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 44–66.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., and economic liberalization as answers to state weakness that fosters terrorism and threatens everyone, is clearly recognized by the EU in both its practice and documents and increas- ingly even by the US military.26 The EU in its 1993 Copenhagen conditions and NATO in its earlier MAPs presented...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 49–61.
Published: 01 December 2002
... with the strict military response to that question, but it cannot with the larger contextual considerations that shape the answer. It is within the EU, not NATO, where European discussion over national and regional spending priorities is increasingly shaped...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 22–42.
Published: 01 June 2001
... following Barcelona, a second shock materialized in December 1998 at St. Malo, France. There the governments of Britain and France announced their intention to organize a military force in furtherance of efforts to fashion a common EU security and foreign policy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 March 2007
...? In realizing its policy objectives visvis the southern Mediterranean, the EU was confined to a limited range of capabilities. Although the European countries were militarily superior to their southern neighbors, their military resources were dispersed among the various member states. Individual states...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to the EU — terms that it gladly accepted a year earlier. Though this Nasdradin Hodja diplo- macy does not sit well with the EU, it may serve the hidden agendas of the Turkish military and diplomatic elites that are hardly prepared to abandon their dominant role in the political life of the country.3...