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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 19–35.
Published: 01 March 2018
... at some exceptional moments, disagreements among them are still significant. © 2018 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018 Islamic military alliance terrorism Qatar crisis Whither Inter- Sunni Relations in the Middle East? Turkey and the Gulf Cooperation Council Nuri Yes¸ilyurt...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 107–109.
Published: 01 June 2012
... commercial ties and cultural exchanges. Dip- lomatic relations were intense, and these sometimes evolved into formal alliances. In turn, these entailed military and naval cooperation. The sixteenth century is a period particularly well suited to demonstrating this dynamic. Under Sultan Suleyman II...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2003) 14 (1): 100–104.
Published: 01 March 2003
... together; the Islamic East meets the Christian West; precious oil and gas reserves from the Caspian Sea region are transported to Europe; and critical forward bases exist from which the United States and its Western allies have launched military strikes against Iraq and deterred any aggressive nation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 47–60.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., reinforcing Islamic sharia laws and presenting Sudan as the center of Islamic resistance against Western hegemony. It is important to note that this was not the first time that Turabi had made alliances with military rulers, provided they served the Islamist agenda. His tactical alliance with...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2003) 14 (4): 99–115.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Islamic Arc—that region from Egypt to the border between Pakistan and India—since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001. In the two years since that catastrophic event, Washington has taken a number of actions with far-reaching implications. U.S. military forces attacked and occupied Afghanistan...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2007) 18 (2): 107–135.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., leaving the electorate highly divided on this issue. The voters’ position on the role of the military shows that a discussion of Islam versus secularism does not necessarily create a polarized public. Conventionally, the military regards itself as the custodian of secularism and inserts itself...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
...-­driving son of the bootblack with an advanced degree in chemistry has found his home and his aspirations in the Islamic State. In an unholy alliance with the battle-­hardened and mostly secular officers and noncommissioned personnel of the old Iraqi army, ISIL has occupied much of Syria and has...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2001) 12 (1): 100–114.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the significance of the Islamic movement in Sudan and Algeria, where in the first case it established a hold on power through a military takeover and in the second case was on the verge of winning free elections before they were annulled...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2010) 21 (2): 61–77.
Published: 01 June 2010
... to the poppy are cut off, the insurgency will experience a major organizational blow, unless it morphs into an entirely new animal. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Farhana Schmidt is a graduate student in the diplomacy program of Norwich University, Vermont. From Islamic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2010
... impact on the success of NATO's military missions. In fact, the inclusion of FYROM could mean more, not fewer, security challenges for the alliance. For FYROM, the benefits of NATO candidacy have not materialized. While its civil-military relations have improved, shortcomings still exist among FYROM's...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2003) 14 (2): 132–137.
Published: 01 June 2003
... a political party, despite its popularity. Another case is Algeria’s Islamic Salvation Front (FIS), the first legal Islamic party in North Africa, which accepted the rules of democracy and competed in multiparty elections. When the FIS won the parliamentary elections in 1991, the military...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 March 2009
... while at the same time cooking and rewriting intelligence to support its agenda. Sus- kind identifies two well-placed Iraqi sources — foreign minister Naji Sabri and intel- Philip Giraldi is a former Central Intelligence Agency counterterrorism specialist and military intelligence officer who...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2005) 16 (3): 86–101.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Anthony Celso Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2005 Anthony Celso is assistant professor of government and history at Valley Forge Military College, Wayne, Pennsylvania. The Tragedy of Al-Andalus: The Madrid Terror Attacks and the Islamization of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2013) 24 (2): 107–110.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Christina Lizzi Christina Lizzi is a human-rights and environmental activist and former editorial assistant of Mediterranean Quarterly . Aslam Maleeha : Gender-Based Explosions: The Nexus between Muslim Masculinities, Jihadist Islamism and Terrorism . New York : United...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 June 2009
... suspected terrorists and Islamic Union forces.3 US Special Operations troops from Task Force 88 were reportedly deployed to Ethiopia and entered Somalia. Moreover, the United States reportedly shared intelli- gence with the Ethiopian military and used an airstrip in eastern Ethiopia to launch attacks...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2015) 26 (2): 42–62.
Published: 01 June 2015
... neighbors have also brought economic benefits and a greater sense of security without their having to join military alliances. Michael B. Bishku is professor of history at Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 Cyprus Malta Non...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2012
... “partner- ship” programs. Through cooperative activities and exercises, the alliance has provided military training and encouraged democratic security-­sector reforms in various non-­NATO nations. The first and largest such NATO program is the Partnership for Peace (PfP), which currently has twenty...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 52–62.
Published: 01 September 2012
... instead trying to open a door to dialogue. A former senior US military official said in a confidential interview that the United States must engage with the Brotherhood because the country has to deal with the new reality of Islamic predominance in Egypt. Wash- ington has to take on trust the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 June 2012
... remarkably parallel policies on recent and current issues involving NATO. Both avoided engagement in the alliance’s bombing attacks against Serbian forces in Bosnia in 1995 (although a few Turkish warplanes did join NATO forces attacking Serbia in 1999). Both kept a distance from military engagement...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 6–32.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Eastern Europe, was seen as an integral part of NATO’s adaptation to a post – Cold War security environment. Although nothing came of the attempts of then NATO secretary-­general Willy Claes to reassert the alliance as a force in the MENA region by arguing that “Islamic fundamentalism [was] at...