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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 27–37.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Ted Galen Carpenter Although US leaders have long regarded Turkey as a crucial strategic ally, relations between Ankara and Washington have been deteriorating for years. Domestic changes in Turkey, especially the decline of secular forces, account for some of that estrangement but fundamental...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 45–56.
Published: 01 June 2011
... in the prospect of hydrocarbon deposits in Cyprus's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Turkey has not recognized the EEZ of Cyprus and, for decades, has not only opposed the United Nations' Convention on the Law of the Sea but it has interpreted and attempted to distort it to make gains in its maritime...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Umit Cizre When one takes stock of Turkey's capacities and limitations not in terms of geopolitics, Islamism, or the Kurdish question but from a sociological and political perspective focused on internal challenges and prospects, perhaps the most critical concern turns out to be the civil—military...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 114–117.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., most political leaders have tried to follow a “civic nationalism” rather than an “ethnic nationalism,” the principle that all citizens of Turkey are bound together by a shared culture, not race. Ataturk used the phrase “Turkeye millet” (or the Turkish nation — ­a concept that formerly was used to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... Sait Çetinoğlu is a historian at the Free University in Ankara, Turkey. Copyright 2012 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2012 Çetinog˘lu: The Mechanisms for Terrorizing Minorities  15...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 June 2012
...David Binder The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has some strange partners, in terms of history. The oddest couple of all may be Greece and Turkey. The two neighbors fought four wars in the space of a quarter century (1897 to 1922) and are still mutually suspicious. But they have followed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 63–81.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Aylin Unver Noi In this article, Turkey’s and the European Union’s foreign policy approaches to the Middle East and North Africa region are analyzed by focusing on “normative power” and “soft power” concepts, the historical relations among the countries of the region, and the projects developed by...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2012) 23 (4): 141–144.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Klée Aiken Klée Aiken is an analyst at International Technology and Trade Associates, Inc., a Washington, DC–based consulting firm. Park Bill : Modern Turkey . London : Routledge , 2012 . 262 pages . ISBN 978-0-4154-4371-5 . $72.99 ( hardcover ). Copyright 2012 by...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Reuben Silverman The confrontation between Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) and media mogul Aydin Dogan illustrates a major shift that has occurred in Turkey since the early 2000s. Dogan Holding is part of a traditional economic elite dominated by a number of large, coastal firms. The...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 64–82.
Published: 01 December 2014
... a significant parameter in Middle Eastern politics, highlighted by the Arab Spring that began in late 2010. Student movements in Turkey and Egypt gained momentum in the 1960, and in the 1970s Islamic discourse became increasingly popular among young activists. These youth movements operated through...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... culture is closely related to the consolidation of democracy, the change in value orientations sustaining democracy would be an indicator showing the extent of societal Europeanization in Turkey. Based on the World Values Survey, changes in secular-rational and self-expression value orientations of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2015) 26 (3): 49–66.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Gawdat Bahgat The sharp drop in oil prices since June 2014 has drastically altered the global energy landscape. This essay examines the growing energy cooperation between Iran and Turkey and the strategic and economic implications for Europe. It argues that the emerging energy partnership between...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2016) 27 (2): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2016
... assumed the role of the authoritative leader in Turkey's foreign policy decision making, which was the main source of change in that period's foreign policy. Further, it demonstrates that during the period from 1983 until 1989 there were changes in the level of effort as well as shifts in the methods and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Philip Giraldi The US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 has resulted in a resurgence in Kurdish nationalism. There has also been a revival of the terrorist threat directed against Turkey coming from the Kurdistan Workers' Party based in northern Iraq. The inability of the United States to curb the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2012) 23 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Political Science Association, San Francisco, April 2010. Copyright 2012 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2012 Determinants of Political Confidence in a Time of Political Realignment: Religion, Economy, and Politics in Turkey...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2017) 28 (2): 125–145.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Igor Torbakov This essay investigates the ideational aspect of contemporary Turkey's identity politics and international conduct and compares these to Russia's. Over the past decade, several analysts have speculated that Russia and Turkey could form a strategic axis based on the shared vision of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Syaza Farhana Mohamad Shukri; Ishtiaq Hossain Turkey's Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been accused of Islamizing society through its family-centered policies that overlap with discourses originating from the Islamic faith. At the same time, the AKP government has maintained that it abides...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2017) 28 (4): 64–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Kilic B. Kanat; Jackson Hannon On 27 June 2016, Turkey and Israel announced a deal to resolve the diplomatic crisis stemming from the Mavi Marmara incident of 2010. The countries also upgraded diplomatic relations to ambassadorial level. It is unlikely that Israel and Turkey will return to the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 19–35.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Nuri Yeşilyurt The essay analyzes relations between Turkey and the Gulf Cooperation Council since the early 2000s in order to determine whether it is possible to acknowledge the emergence of a Sunni bloc against the so-called Shiite Crescent in the Middle East. It argues that although positive...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2018) 29 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kadir Akyuz; Steve Hess This essay examines the impact of Turkey’s growing international links to China, Russia, and other non-Western powers on democratic backsliding by the administration of Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The essay finds that China’s and Russia’s growing engagement with Turkey since the...