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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 85–106.
Published: 01 June 2007
... or False Promises: Multilateral Interventions in Darfur, Afghanistan, and Southern Lebanon Richard Rupp Fifteen years have passed since the end of the Cold War. During this time the international community has launched nearly two dozen multinational...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 109–118.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Raju G. C. Thomas Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2002 Raju G. C. Thomas is the Allis Chalmers Distinguished Professor of International Affairs at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. MQ 13.3-08 Thomas 7/25/02 2:51 PM Page 109 Afghanistan, Kashmir...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 102–115.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Kevin K. Frank 2006 Kevin K. Frank is a captain in the US Navy. He served as the senior military intelligence officer in Afghanistan in 2004 and returned to Afghanistan for the elections of September 2005. Democracy and Economics in Afghanistan: Is the Cart...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 64–76.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Walter W. Hill Realism tells us that states are unitary actors and foreign policy ends at the water’s edge. This essay questions this view in the context of recent US policy on Afghanistan. In early 2008, Senator Barack Obama won several early primary victories and gained a substantial lead...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 5–13.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Anthony C. E. Quainton As a result of the wars undertaken in Iraq and Afghanistan by the George W. Bush administration, the United States has taken on a responsibility to reconstruct the political and economic institutions of these countries. This responsibility has been carried out through...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 61–77.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... Nevertheless, one thing is abundantly clear: the active participation of the Taliban has aided and abetted opium cultivation on a scale unmatched by anything Afghanistan has seen in the past. Papaver soniferum , or poppy, is the lifeblood of the Taliban insurgency. Once the Taliban's financial arteries linked...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 93–96.
Published: 01 December 2010
... an adequately contextualized understanding of that moment, and what we in the twenty-­first century have inherited from it (even as I write the introduction, my own country’s armed forces are seeking to control areas of Afghanistan and Iraq once held by Alexander), it will be necessary to move...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 97–100.
Published: 01 December 2010
... in world history. . . . To gain an adequately contextualized understanding of that moment, and what we in the twenty-­first century have inherited from it (even as I write the introduction, my own country’s armed forces are seeking to control areas of Afghanistan and Iraq once held by Alexander...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 19–26.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., the climate, and the environment do. This is the reason we are all concerned with events taking place in Central Asia, and especially in Afghanistan. Achieving security there is a difficult task, as we know all too well. Our presence there is not a colonial war and our objective is neither to acquire...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 99–115.
Published: 01 December 2003
... in the 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 (2015) 26 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the regional balance of power visvis China have sounded the alarm for Chinese policy planners. Moreover, in the light of the US military withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2014, China could suffer from the spillover effects of Kabul’s weakness and disorder in greater Central Asia. Not only terrorist...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 42–55.
Published: 01 December 2003
... opponents in the Middle East to employ military force against? The two most obvious can- didates are Syria and Iran. An attack on either any time soon, however, would come on top of what looks to be continuing needs for very sizable U.S. mili- tary forces in both Afghanistan and Iraq. On the other hand...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 June 2002
... through 1990. Iraq, Terrorism, and the New Pax Americana Vincent M. Cannistraro The Bush administration has garnered deserved credit for its management of the war against the Taliban and al Qaeda in Afghanistan and the fostering of an international coalition against...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., which was closely identified with its predecessor). The enemy is seen as al Qaeda, with its leader Osama bin Ladin as its principal evil face. The war is global, but bin Ladin’s former adopted home of Afghanistan serves as the chief ter- ritorial battleground. In addition to the legacy of past...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 6–19.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the Global War on Terror. Beyond the immediate military response to 9/11 (in the form of the invasion of Afghanistan and the ousting of the Taliban from government there), the 2002 NSS identifies the need for the United States to drive democratic change, economic develop- ment, and liberalization...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 3–15.
Published: 01 December 2003
... guideposts are lacking. The key flash points that the United States faces in the short term—Iraq, Iran, the Arab-Israeli dispute, Afghanistan, and North Korea—will involve an immense commitment of resources, resolve, and steadfastness on the home front and new ways to cope with new dangers...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Joe Sestak served as congressman for Pennsylvania’s 7th District from 2006 to 2010. In 2010, he ran for the Senate and won the Democratic primary against Senator Arlen Specter. A Navy admiral, he has commanded an aircraft carrier battle group in Afghanistan, headed the Navy’s effort to address global...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 88–98.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the bag in two losing wars of occupation included in a counterproductive general “war on terror.” In both Afghanistan and Iraq, de facto US occupations are fueling Islamist fervor and spiking terrorist attacks and suicide bombings worldwide. In Somalia, the Islamist threat was minimal until...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Security Assis- tance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. And by taking action not only out-of-area but out-of-continent, the alliance clearly demonstrated that it was prepared to adopt a functional, rather than a geographical, approach to security. Transatlantic Readjustments...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 30–41.
Published: 01 June 2012
... a major con- cern. The US invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001 and Pakistani cooperation in the Afghan war succeeded in fragmenting al Qaeda “Central,” degrading its ability to launch mass casualty attacks against the Western “far enemy.” Unable to direct jihad against the West, al Qaeda had...