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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 20–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
...James Rodgers Drawing on the author's time as the BBC's correspondent in Gaza from 2002 to 2004, this essay offers a way of understanding more fully the situation in Gaza in 2013, after the recent elections in the United States and Israel and following the Arab uprisings. The core argument...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 63–76.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Gawdat Bahgat On 27 December 2008, Israeli forces attacked Gaza to stop missile attacks by Hamas. The military operation lasted twenty-two days and ended with a fragile cease-fire. This study seeks to provide an assessment of all involved parties' stances. The author argues that some parties gained...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 52–62.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Richard T. Sale Islam is on the march in the Middle East. For the past few years, in every Mideast election, the Islamic parties have won: in the Gaza Strip in 2006 and in Iraq and Tunisia in 2010. In 2011, they won again in Turkey and Morocco, and in Egypt the Islamist parties confirmed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 82–91.
Published: 01 December 2013
... attention in the wake of two major diplomatic crises in 2010: a flotilla incident—when the ship the Mavi Marmara , owned by a Turkish nonprofit organization, was boarded by the Israeli military while on the way to Gaza with aid—and Turkey’s “no” vote at the UN Security Council on sanctions against Iran...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 64–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... risks to regional security, and the stabilization and amelioration of the humanitarian and political crisis in Gaza. Turkey- Israel Relations in the New Era: Opportunities and Challenges Kilic B. Kanat and Jackson Hannon The bilateral relationship between Turkey and Israel has been one...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 47–57.
Published: 01 June 2004
... the movement’s intended strategy may be, its actual strategy involves violence against non- combatant, civilian targets in Israel and in territory occupied or adminis- tered by Israel. This is the strategy that is being executed in the streets of the West Bank, Gaza, and Israel itself. Despite...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 16–22.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Mediterraneo Uri Savir As Israel’s disengagement from the Gaza Strip unravels itself in front of the public, it is clear that this historic move may reignite the Road Map. Presi- dent George W. Bush and his regional partners have high hopes of treading its muddy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 92–108.
Published: 01 December 2013
... to overcome before a lasting peace is achieved. Some of them are physical, like the settle- ments in disputed areas, the barrier wall that Israel is erecting, or the inter- mittent but continual rockets that rain down on Israel from Gaza; some are intangible like culture, religion, and historical...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 128–131.
Published: 01 June 2015
... which Israel emerged as a nation, occurred after Arab countries unanimously rejected a United Nations plan for the future of the Pal- estine. At the end of the conflict, the Arab entity that the UN plan had envisioned did not exist. Egypt occupied the Gaza Strip, and Transjordan, soon to be called...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 March 2013
... tension between Israel and Iran. The Levant Basin Energy Arena The Levant Basin is located along and off the coast of Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and the Gaza Strip, extending westward into Cypriot waters. The basin con- nects to the Red Sea via the Suez Canal and the Black Sea through...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 20–35.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., but the fighting continued, with Sharon mistakenly supporting the idea but amending his approval after an avalanche of public protest in Israel. After five years of violence the Palestinian uprising wound down. As a result, Sharon withdrew all Israeli soldiers and settlers from Gaza only to find in 2006...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 13–45.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., and Iran as well as to increase its participation in the economic rehabilitation of Gaza and the West Bank, the rebuilding of Iraq, and the supplying of the US and coalition occupation forces in that country. While visiting Toronto on 15 May 2006, Shimon Peres, the former prime minister of Israel...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 87–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Palestinian political movement and guerilla terrorist organization, devoted to the establishment of a Palestinian nation- state, albeit governed by Islamic tenets, but also as a political party and as the governing authority of the Gaza Strip. The participation (and victory) of Hamas in the 2006...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 67–95.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Bank and Gaza Strip that began in December 1987. Nevertheless, the Madrid Conference marked a watershed event—the major Arab confrontation states for the first time met with Israel in direct, face-to-face negotiations to consider the substantive issues of the Arab-Israeli conflict. Although...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
... elsewhere. In order to show the Egyptian people that the blood spilled in Tahrir Square was not in vain, the new government opened the Rafa Crossing into the Gaza Strip. The Rafa Crossing lies on the boundary that separates the Gaza Strip and Egypt. Israel controlled the crossing until its unilateral...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2010
... cooperation if Israel’s blockade, which has crippled Gaza’s economy since 2007, continues. On his second full day in office, Obama appointed the former Senate majority leader George J. Mitchell, a veteran of the Northern Ireland peace accord, as a special envoy for the Middle East to revive...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 67–84.
Published: 01 March 2003
... by the involvement of Arafat’s al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade in terrorist operations against Israeli civilians, Bush’s disengagement from the PLA ends a nine-year effort (starting with the historic Oslo Accord) to sanc- tify and consolidate Arafat’s rule in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Bush’s call for new...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 61–80.
Published: 01 December 2016
... EU hesitation in pursuing a more active policy and indicating failings and deficiencies, particu- larly regarding human rights violations and the humanitarian situation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Yet, in general terms, the EP acts as a supporter to the official EU approach, even though...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
.../10474552-2830891 Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 108  Mediterranean Quarterly: Fall 2014 meters of water every year and uses that number as a benchmark for water scarcity. Jordan, Gaza, and the West Bank, which each have one hundred cubic meters of water per person per year...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 38–54.
Published: 01 September 2004
... economic implosion. Recent studies suggest that, but for the fi nancial sup- port of the international community, primarily the League of Arab States, the Palestinian Authority would already have collapsed. Approximately 75 percent of all imports to the West Bank and Gaza are from Israel and 95...