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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... offers the first systematic, empirically grounded account of Maltese governmental and nongovernmental aid, based on official and unofficial statistical information on official development assistance levels and distribution; a database compiled by the authors covering nongovernmental Maltese development...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Ioannis Mantzikos In December 1992, the United Nations Security Council, acting under chapter 7 of its charter, authorized the use of all necessary means to secure the delivery of humanitarian aid to the people of Somalia. In the collapsing landscape of that country, however, the intervention...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 82–91.
Published: 01 December 2013
... attention in the wake of two major diplomatic crises in 2010: a flotilla incident—when the ship the Mavi Marmara , owned by a Turkish nonprofit organization, was boarded by the Israeli military while on the way to Gaza with aid—and Turkey’s “no” vote at the UN Security Council on sanctions against Iran...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 6–12.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Olusegun Obasanjo This essay by Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, examines the challenges (AIDS, poverty, and governance) and opportunities (receptive investment climate, increasing democratization process, and a new framework for development) that African countries must deal...
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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 (2004) 15 (3): 38–54.
Published: 01 September 2004
... aid to that country—to roughly $170 million over three years, starting in 2005. Leav- ing aside the size of the aid package, to many the real question is whether the international community, led by the United States, is willing to offer real economic assistance to the poor nations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 47–60.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of EU aid to the Palestinian Authority has focused on building democratic institutions in Palestine.7 The EU’s most obvious source of leverage and justification for a greater voice in Palestinian and Israeli peacemaking efforts stems from the massive financial support it has provided...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 100–115.
Published: 01 September 2000
... earlier with indifference to peace because of the aid it had received during the war: While Bosnian Serb interest in NATO has mainly to do with military calculations, the Muslims [Bosniaks] gain both economically and mili- tarily from NATO’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... It was in the framework of Bret- ton Woods that the Bank of Italy had been able to negotiate the package of financial aid extended to Italy in March 1964.20 Carli’s analysis and its political implications, however, were not unani- mously accepted. After autumn 1963, the governor of the Bank of Italy advo- cated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 81–99.
Published: 01 March 2001
... aid,6 and protection of ethnic Albanian rights.7 The first two objectives would naturally orient Berisha’s Albania toward Western Europe and North America, the regions most capable of providing sustained economic aid. Italy emerged as the primary donor, given its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 18–36.
Published: 01 June 2007
...-to-government affair, but after the war it included a government-to-people relationship. As he rightly observed, for- eign aid on a massive scale was an integral part of that post – World War II outreach. Terrorist Attacks Changed the Course of Foreign Aid Since 11 September 2001, foreign...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 40–57.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Osama bin Laden and the al Qaeda terrorist network responsible for the 11 September attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. He also condemned the Taliban regime in Afghanistan for aiding and abetting al Qaeda. Bush said, “Our enemy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 2014
... not necessarily make them any more palatable to the Greek public or the EU. The final essay, “Blessed Is He Who Considers the Human Rights Para- digm: Maltese Aid between Charity and Human Rights and between Catholi- cism and Secularism,” by Isabelle Calleja-­Ragonesi, Anna Khakee, and Maria Pisani, all...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 91–110.
Published: 01 December 2008
... is different from what it was in the 1960s. Its political, economic, and military relations with African countries have been subordinated to its quest to secure energy resources in exchange for arms, aid, and/or infrastructure develop- ment.3 There are few countries in Africa with significant resources...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 70–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Availability of food security means the existence of sufficient quantities of food of appropriate quality acquired through domestic production, imports, or food aid. Access entails the price factor and the purchasing power of the pop- ulation concerned. Utilization means the consumption of food...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2016
... numbers of local, international, and nongovernmental organizations stepped forward to provide aid. There were eighty-­one nongovernmental organizations on Lesbos by November 2015, and the number was increasing daily.10 As is often the case in such quickly developing emergencies, the aid...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 38–46.
Published: 01 June 2004
... pri- orities, abject poverty, poor infrastructure, lack of access to fertilizers and pesticides, the HIV/AIDS pandemic, bad governance, and internal conflicts are major contributing factors in recurring humanitarian crises in the Horn of Africa. The absence of commercial farming and dependence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 88–98.
Published: 01 September 2008
... into a frenzy — by aiding the Ethiopian invasion of that nation. Similarly, in Lebanon the Bush administration tacitly supported an Israeli war against Hezbollah, which merely enhanced the group’s status in that country and in the Islamic world as a heroic fighter against non-Muslim aggression...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 March 2003
... a just and lasting peace if they are to be truly realized. There is a particular urgency in the need for humanitarian relief. The NIF in Khartoum is deliberately withholding humanitarian aid from many hun- dreds of thousands of people, according to estimates from the U.S. Agency for International...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 22–42.
Published: 01 June 2001
... to block any proposal to set aside its right to veto EU rules relating to taxes, despite pressure from France and Germany. Spain indicated it would block an attempt to move to majority vot- ing on EU regional aid, of which it is currently a major beneficiary...