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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 27–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Arabia “go nuclear.” Copyright 2011 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2011 Gawdat Bahgat is a professor at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Washington, DC. A Nuclear Arms Race in the Middle East: Myth or Reality...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 55–74.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., Canada, and is affiliatedwith the Center for Peace and Disarmament at the Liu Institute for GlobalIssues, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Small Arms and Regional Security in the Western Mediterranean: Refl ections on European Views...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 36–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Richard F. Grimmett Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2002 Richard F. Grimmett is a specialist in national defense with the Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division of the Congressional Research Service(CRS). All data herein are from the author's CRS Report for Congress,Conventional Arms...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 June 2012
... it is a heavily armed organization in almost desperate search of an antagonist. That is not what Greece or Turkey signed up for when they joined NATO in 1952. David Binder is a retired correspondent for the New York Times and serves on the editorial advisory board for Mediterranean Quarterly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2012
... such as geographic division of municipalities, allocation of sovereign territory by a colonial power (the British), taxation and allocation of resources for the two communities to manage their affairs separately, the extent of integration of the armed forces, and the ratio of participation in the civil service...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 21–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
... by Iraqi regime forces, rebel groups, Kurdish militants, and US-led coalition air strikes. The essay’s concluding observations analyze the parallels and differences between the Armed Islamic Group’s campaign in Algeria in the 1990s and ISIS’s position in Iraq and Syria in 2015. Anthony N. Celso...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 110–131.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with the nonelected arms of government and bureaucratic agencies; and social addresses civil society, the mass media, and nongovernmental organizations. Examination and analysis of the relevant data indicate that the state of accountability in Greece is weak in all three dimensions, and a host of structural, social...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2008
... not lead to national reconciliation. Meanwhile, Bush has given Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki governmental benchmarks to meet, has sent more troops to drive insurgents out of Baghdad, and has armed Sunni tribes to fight al Qaeda. After reviewing key events, the essay assesses the prospects for the future...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 80–105.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the grounds to remain an armed nonstate actor in the Middle East. Identity, War, and Just Cause for War: Hezbollah and Its Use of Force Zafer Kizilkaya In his book In the Name of Identity: Violence and the Need to Belong, the Lebanese-­born French novelist Amin Maalouf wrote, “Identity isn’t...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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. Brent J. Talbot...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 19–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Geoffrey Wright The attempt of the Georgian government to reform and restructure its military forces in the past ten years demonstrates the difficulty of conducting Western-style defense reform in postconflict states, which have not seen a formal end to armed conflict. Western-style reforms were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 95–121.
Published: 01 September 2009
... recommend revamping the international law on piracy, maintaining adequate coastal security along the hot spots on the African coasts, using military force, establishing safe maritime lanes, training crews on security measures, stationing armed guards on ships, and most importantly, reestablishing political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 58–82.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of their democratization has been the reform of the armed forces and democratization of civil-military relations. Establishing civilian oversight of the armed forces and building mechanisms for civilian control are seen as important indicators of progress. However, southeastern Europe is an area in which...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 60–76.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., the ensuing turmoil in the Balkans, and the processes of North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Union enlargement have all gradually shaped new roles for the armed forces, and new patterns of integration into transitional societies. They have, as a result, deeply influenced state-military-societal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 9–26.
Published: 01 June 2002
...) a weakened research and development capability; (2) a scientific brain drain; (3) sepa- ratism; (4) international terrorism; (5) NATO expansion; (6) inroads by for- eign special services; and (7) delays in reforming the armed forces and defense industry. Tasks envisaged by the currently applicable...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 152–156.
Published: 01 December 2016
... banned arms shipments to all combatants, an act meaningful only in that it handicapped the Israelis, who had a limited supply of small arms smuggled into the country under the noses of the British. The Arab field armies, although not perhaps the most proficient, had artillery and tanks, which gave...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 88–115.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... For the United States this policy raises ethical questions regarding both the nation’s traditional values and principles and its global leadership. It has adopted some seemingly contradictory stances. For example, the United States was providing Rabat with arms...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 23–39.
Published: 01 December 2000
... 1.) Military advisors, technicians to make repairs, and spare parts come with such sales. These shipments are continuing, with $100 million worth of new arms going to Libya, as reported by Interfax on 31 May 2000. Total worldwide Russian sales...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, DC (2009). She is a member of the advisory board of the Geneva Center for Democratic Control of Armed Forces. Copyright 2011 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. Disentangling the Threads of Civil-­Military Relations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 14–38.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Washington’s insistence on nonprolifera- tion controls as mainly an effort to pressure competitors in the nuclear and arms markets.12 Russia’s new defense doctrine openly says that the number of states having nuclear weapons will increase.13 And while this might be regarded as a negative trend...