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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 19–35.
Published: 01 March 2018
... formation of the Riyadh- based Islamic Military Alli- ance against Terrorism, comprising thirty- four Muslim states, was the zenith of proactive Saudi diplomacy during the reign of King Salman. Although the alliance was officially formed against “any form of terrorism” in the Islamic world, most...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 95–109.
Published: 01 June 2003
... protested a charitable border deal with China prompted mass demon- strations.4 Kyrgyzstan came to international attention in 1999, when the IMU kidnapped dozens of people, including several Japanese geologists, and demanded establishment of a regional Islamic state. Uzbek military planes bombed Kyrgyz...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 47–60.
Published: 01 September 2010
... 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 former...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 8–30.
Published: 01 September 2001
...–Cold War, American-backed strategic alliance. Strategic Alliance or a Normal Friendship? Most of those involved in thinking about and making Israeli foreign policy welcome in general the growing diplomatic, economic, and military ties...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (2002) 13 (4): 62–73.
Published: 01 December 2002
...- doned its ambition to spread its ideology through military means and began to concentrate on providing social services to communities through Islamic schools and health care centers. Al Ittihad’s Somalian social activities and religious objectives seem...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 21–37.
Published: 01 December 2002
... The War on Terror: A Retrospective William H. Lewis On 11 September 2001, the United States was reminded in traumatic terms that Islamic militants had declared war on this country, its institutions, and its values. The militant...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 June 2009
... 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 inside...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 99–116.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the protection of the United States against Turkey and the Islamic State, and implemented a radical political project in Rojava. However, the PYD realized that successes on the field of battle did not usher in legitimacy 35. Suleiman al-­Khalidi and Tom Perry, “New Syrian Rebel Alliance Formed, Says...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 119–134.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Dagi: Human Rights and International Security 127 notion of security. NATO leaders declared via its strategic concept that “security and stability do not lie solely in the military dimension” and decided to enhance the “political component” of the alliance...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 132–137.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., 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 removed President Chadli...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 130–132.
Published: 01 June 2003
... in 1991, the military removed President Chadli Benjedid and aborted his democratic experiment. The new govern- ment nullified the elections, preventing the FIS from coming to power and arresting its leaders, which led to clashes between the army and the Armed Islamic Group. Esposito uses Algeria...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 137–140.
Published: 01 June 2003
... in 1991, the military removed President Chadli Benjedid and aborted his democratic experiment. The new govern- ment nullified the elections, preventing the FIS from coming to power and arresting its leaders, which led to clashes between the army and the Armed Islamic Group. Esposito uses Algeria...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 27–39.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in the Persian Gulf region and resisting Soviet penetration. In return, the United States per- mitted Iran to purchase, at its own discretion, any military system in the US arsenal short of nuclear weapons. The overthrow of the Iranian monarchy and its replacement with an Islamic republic in 1979...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 107–135.
Published: 01 June 2007
... the turban, 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 80–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., state patronage, and fundamentalist Islam conjoin to produce a terrorist contagion that threatens the region. Hamas and Hezbollah are illustrative in this regard: both operate chari- ties, hospitals, and schools but retain militias armed by Syria and Iran. These military forces have repeatedly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 93–96.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., is a Muslim judgment from within the Iberian pen- insula of Spanish and Portuguese imperial expansion in the Islamic world — ­and by inference could be applied to those in the United States today who may seek rewards in the afterlife from the glories of military power in this life within the great zone...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 97–100.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., is a Muslim judgment from within the Iberian pen- insula of Spanish and Portuguese imperial expansion in the Islamic world — ­and by inference could be applied to those in the United States today who may seek rewards in the afterlife from the glories of military power in this life within the great zone...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 6–22.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of the struggle against radical Islamic terrorism and the debacle of the Iraq war, were additional security problems in the Balkans. Unfortunately, there are signs that the recent period of quiescence in the Balkans is coming to an end. This unhappy development is largely the result of policies...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 60–90.
Published: 01 December 2006
... reached between the leaders of each country and the recollection of these leaders.15 In Bengio’s description of the alliance, she outlines the highly strategic nature of the Turkish-Israeli relationship. Military coopera- tion between Turkey and Israel was first initiated during this time, along...