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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 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 (1 September 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 is that...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 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 an...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 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 (1 December 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. Copyright © 2018 Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018 Middle East rapprochement Mavi Marmara eastern Mediterranean Gaza security Turkey- Israel Relations in the New Era...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2004) 15 (2): 47–57.
Published: 01 June 2004
... 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 the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2015) 26 (2): 128–131.
Published: 01 June 2015
... 1948 Arab-­Israeli War, from 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 March 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 (1 December 2013) 24 (4): 92–108.
Published: 01 December 2013
... 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 (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 20–35.
Published: 01 December 2011
... the Palestinian uprising wound down. As a result, Sharon withdrew all Israeli soldiers and settlers from Gaza only to find in 2006 that Hamas won the Palestinian election there, taking full control from Fatah the following year. With the spirit of Operation Defensive Shield still apparently...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
... 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 withdrawal from the Gaza in 2005, at which time Egypt assumed respon- sibility. As a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2017) 28 (4): 87–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 Palestinian parliamentary elections, its subsequent participation in the government, and its capture of the Gaza Strip in 2007 and creation of a functioning...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2006) 17 (4): 13–45.
Published: 01 December 2006
... East that impelled Turkey to reach out to Syria, Jordan, 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2003) 14 (1): 67–84.
Published: 01 March 2003
... 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 (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2010
... unrealistic to expect Hamas’s 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2016) 27 (4): 152–156.
Published: 01 December 2016
... were drawn, and immigration soared. Instead of two nations, which the United Nations had recommended, the former British Mandate was divided in three. Egypt ruled the city of Gaza and the surrounding area now called the Gaza Strip. The Kingdom of Trans-­Jordan ruled the provinces of Judea and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Constantine A. Pagedas Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 From the Editor As fighting continues in the eastern part of Ukraine following Russia’s annexation of Crimea; as violence between Israel and Gaza has reached new heights; as the self-­declared Islamic State in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2004) 15 (3): 38–54.
Published: 01 September 2004
... already have collapsed. Approximately 75 percent of all imports to the West Bank and Gaza are from Israel and 95 percent of all exports from the territories go to Israel.10 The West Bank and Gaza are highly dependent on imports, with these accounting for roughly 80 percent of their gross domestic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 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, and...