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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Mohamed El-Khawas Obama's diplomacy had early success with Iran's agreement in October 2009 to ship most of its low-enriched uranium abroad in exchange for fuel rods for its medical research reactor. This agreement did not last, however, in the face of strong domestic US opposition and the Western...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2012) 23 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Angeliki Andrea Kanavou This essay highlights the role of contingent provisions in the London-Zurich Agreements, which established the Republic of Cyprus, in damaging the future chances for a smoothly functioning state of affairs between the ethnic groups on Cyprus. By allowing contentious elements...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2014) 25 (3): 40–51.
Published: 01 September 2014
... further aggravated by a faulty framework for the 2014 negotiations, the absence of leadership, the continued public recrimination of each side toward the other, mutual distrust, and the lack of commitment to reach an agreement that of necessity requires mutually painful concessions. This essay proposes a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 14–28.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Van Coufoudakis In this essay a largely forgotten human rights issue involving the fate of the Greek-in-origin population that inhabited the Turkish islands of Imbros and Tenedos is examined. Exempted from the Greek-Turkish population-exchange agreements concluded following the end of World War I...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 29–53.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... The effort should address Hezbollah's continued presence in the Lebanese Parliament, international support for the Lebanese Armed Forces, return of the Golan to Syria in exchange for its cutting military support to Hezbollah, and a nonaggression agreement between Israel and Lebanon. Copyright 2008...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 52–68.
Published: 01 March 2009
... international community only twice: in 1958, prior to the conclusion of the agreements for Cypriot independence, and in 2004, when the Annan Plan was rejected by the Greek-Cypriot community. This failure of the Greek side should be attributed to a combination of maximalism, lack of accurate assessments of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
... benefits of such an agreement will inevitably be unequally divided, with the Greek-Cypriot majority bearing the brunt of the economic burden with no political or security offset. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2009 George C. Georgiou is professor of economics at Towson University, Maryland...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Federal Government and the Alliance for the Re-Liberation of Somalia (ARS), a group dominated by members of the ICU, signed an agreement in Djibouti mediated by United Nations special envoy Ahmedou Ould-Abdullah. The next phase of the Somali conflict is likely to occur between the ARS and al-Shabaab, a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the two governments have signed many partnership agreements. Nonetheless, continuing differences exist between Turkish and Russian officials over various energy, commercial, and security issues. Fundamentally, the relationship remains characterized by overt friendship and restrained competition...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2013) 24 (3): 56–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
...George C. Georgiou This essay analyzes Cyprus's financial crisis and its potential threat to the eurozone. The focus is on the economic consequences of the terms of the bailout agreement dictated by the Troika or Eurogroup for the Cyprus economy as well as its significance for any future bailouts...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2013) 24 (3): 102–128.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... This essay finds that the theoretical model requires modifications for fully understanding coffee producers' preferences. Increases in retail prices were not reflected at the farm gate level. Moreover, the theory does not account for variables such as the International Coffee Agreement, international...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
... agreements. If 1848 proves anything, it is that the significance of great revolutionary upheavals emerges long after the barricades have been torn down. The year 1848 was not so much an end as a beginning; it is too early to tell how the Arab Spring will end. Steven Philip Kramer is professor of grand...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2015) 26 (3): 18–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and the result of error on both sides. While an interim agreement was reached on 20 February 2015 to extend Greece's bailout by four months, the longer-term outcome was far from clear. Social and economic pressures had been building in Greece since 2008, resulting in the 25 January 2015 election of a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2002) 13 (2): 36–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Worldwide The value of all arms-transfer agreements worldwide (to both developed and developing nations) in 2000 was nearly $36.9 billion. This is a clear increase in the value of arms agreements over 1999 and is the third year in a row that total arms agreements increased over the previous year...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2003) 14 (3): 112–121.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Evolution of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership The starting point of the relations between the EU and the TMCs are trace- able to 1957, when a protocol included in the Treaty of Rome, concluded that year, provided for the conclusion of agreements between the then Euro- pean Economic Community (EEC...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 45–56.
Published: 01 June 2011
...). 2. Bernard Oxman, “The New Law of the Sea,” American Bar Association Journal 9 (February 1983): 159. Kariotis: Hydrocarbons and the Law of the Sea  47 Recent Events Cyprus had signed an agreement on 17 February 2003 for the delimitation of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2007) 18 (3): 39–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: The Bakassi Peninsula Conflict J. Ndumbe Anyu There is general agreement among historians that ethnic conflicts have been the core cause of bloodshed in Europe and the Mediterranean world. The deep scars that these conflicts leave on people and nations are often...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2007) 18 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 March 2007
... negotiate trade agreements with third parties, offered the best available solution. In fall 1972 it presented a plan for a “global” Mediter- ranean policy. It consisted of establishing a free trade area encompassing all Maghreb and Mashreq countries. The EU would dismantle tariffs on manu­ factured...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2006) 17 (1): 16–22.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., and the various Oslo agreements signed by Israel and the Palestinian Authority during the years between 1993 and 1995. Even so, the Middle East remains a hostile environment. Indeed, peaceful coexistence in this region should be considered a cultural concept rather than a strategic one...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 26–39.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., all of the early agreements between the EEC and other countries that make up the Mediterranean Basin are bilateral. Known as “cooperation agreements,” these early prototypes between the EEC and primarily the southern Mediter- ranean countries focus on economic, technical, and financial...