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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 19–35.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Military Alliance against Terrorism, under the leadership of Saudi King Salman in 2015, provoked fresh debates about the emergence of a Sunni bloc in the Middle East. However, the Qatar crisis of 2017 disrupted inter- Sunni relations to a large extent. The state of affairs on the Sunni front...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., they can be split evenly into two groups: those that enjoy considerable surplus income at present (Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates) and those Peterson: Life after Oil  3 Table 1...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 68–87.
Published: 01 September 2008
... In this essay I seek to document and analyze the relations between Turkey and the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) —  Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Uman — during the period from 2003 to 2007. I focus especially on their increased trade, economic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 94–116.
Published: 01 September 2015
... say the answer to that question is “no.” The democratic momentum of the Arab Spring faltered, while Erdo- gan’s closest allies in the region — Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and Qatar’s emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani — are no longer in power. Mean- 1. “Turkey Election: Victorious Erdogan...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 49–66.
Published: 01 September 2015
... hydrocarbon resources. Sanctions have also prevented Iran from reaching its potential in the natu- ral gas sector. Iran shares with Qatar the largest gas structure in the world, called the South Par in Iran and the North Field in Qatar. The authorities have designed a twenty-­four-­phase plan...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 13–45.
Published: 01 December 2006
...-Nahyan left Turkey, Prime Minister Erdogan left for Qatar with the message that Turkey was ready for more investment from the Arab Gulf countries. On 14 November, Erdogan held talks with Qatar Amir Shaykh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani and with Shaykh Hamid bin Qasim bin Jabr al-Thani, Qatar’s deputy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 99–116.
Published: 01 March 2017
... organization, the 14. It should be noted that foreign powers such as Qatar and Turkey indirectly supported the jihad- ists. See David Blair and Richard Spencer, “How Qatar Is Funding the Rise of Islamist Extremists,” Telegraph, 20 September 2014, www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/qatar...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 12–24.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Patrick Theros Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2003 Patrick Theros served as U.S. ambassador to Qatar and currently is president of the U.S.-Qatar Business Council. Ruining the Neighborhood: War with Iraq and the Neighbors Patrick Theros...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 5–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
... literature.1 The Arab world’s eight monarchies — Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) —  with the notable exception of the first, a tiny island kingdom off the coast of Saudi Arabia, have evaded the brunt of the upheaval and received relatively...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 42–62.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, and the United Arab Emirates.57 It handles relations with Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia through its embassy in France, those with Sudan through Cairo, and those with Yemen through Damascus.58 The following Middle...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 63–76.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the Palestine Authority) and the extrem- ist camp (Syria, Iran, and Hamas). During the three-week war, a meeting of Arab foreign ministers was held in Cairo and four summit meetings were held at Sharm al-Sheikh, Egypt; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Doha, Qatar; and Kuwait City...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 40–58.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., despite increased instability since 2010. With about half of its total oil and gas imports coming from Libya, Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, Italy’s energy security is heavily reliant on stable flows across the Mediter- ranean. Italy is among the top three EU destinations for exports...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 43–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in 2008. Looking at the year 2008 in table 2, the GDP growth can be discerned before the impact of the international financial crisis of 2009 hit the region. In oil-exporting countries, Qatar and Oman experienced the highest GDP growth, with 25.5 percent growth in Qatar and 12.8 percent growth...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 81–103.
Published: 01 June 2013
... East, Albania has emphasized ties with pro-­Western countries in the region, chiefly Arab states of the Persian Gulf area, Turkey, and Israel. Albania has diplo- matic representation in the following Middle East countries: Egypt, Israel, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 93–111.
Published: 01 September 2017
... approximately 40 percent of the country’s reserves. Iran shares the structure with Qatar. The anticipated rise in foreign investment in the coming years is certain to accelerate the ongoing efforts to fully develop the field. Lack of liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure. For decades Iran has...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of succession is becoming increasingly controversial and at times problematic. The arrival of the next generation of leaders in Jordan, Morocco, Qatar, and Syria in recent years was not without its share of con- troversies. Even though his eldest son Abdullah had succeeded King Hus- sein of Jordan...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 12–25.
Published: 01 September 2006
... American and Israeli designs — and an equally sharp antipathy to a new Iraqi constitution drafted largely by Shi- ites and Kurds. This worldwide revulsion against the American occupation of Iraq is evident not only in the pan-Arab media based in London, Qatar, Dubai, and elsewhere but also...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 112–130.
Published: 01 September 2017
... with violence and bloodshed of such magnitude. Countries where authoritarian regimes still manage to survive offered various concessions to forestall fur- ther disruption: • Increased salaries in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emir- ates (UAE) • Calls for municipal elections in Saudi...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2016
... blasphemy and apostasy and enforces less than equal rights for women. Apostasy is a capital offense in Afghanistan, Brunei, Mauritania, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Although the penalty is infre- quently applied, it permeates Islamic culture. Large majorities...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The embassy for Syria is temporarily based in Lebanon, there is a representative office for the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah, and there is a consulate in Dubai. In addition...