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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 36–45.
Published: 01 December 2011
... autocracies and dictatorships across the Arab world, reaching to the Arab and Persian Gulfs. The awakening has been enervated by violent responses from more cohesive and profound dictatorships in Syria and Libya, but the “leaderless” model of the awakening can quickly bring together disparate groups working...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Patrick N. Theros The Arab Awakening (also known as the Arab Spring) caught the Western world, and even most experts, by surprise. A fuller understanding of how the peoples of the Middle East perceive their history and their relationship with the Western world—from their own perspective...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 20–35.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Robert J. Pranger In its essence, the Arab Spring is about “being Arab,” in the words of the late Lebanese journalist Samir Kassir. This essay explores the two fold meaning of this Arab awakening as the emergence of a homogeneous yet plural field of Arab culture and its integration into the mosaic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 6–19.
Published: 01 September 2013
... costs of the effort, and the Arab Awakening. This does not mean, however, that the United States will no longer pursue counterterrorists. Drones and special forces have emerged as the key tools in US counterterrorism, and the United States is likely to continue pursuing terrorist cells and high-value...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 42–52.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Lewis: Libya  43 Libya: Dream versus Reality William Lewis Myths which are believed in tend to become true. —George Orwell As winter 2011 merged into spring, the Arab Awakening had turned bleak...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 22–31.
Published: 01 December 2009
... military commander General David Petraeus to try to split indigenous Iraqi Sunnis from their al Qaeda allies. He did so by reaching out to — and generously funding — new Awakening Councils. Indeed, the US military provided weapons as well as money to those groups, despite uneasi- ness on the part...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in the fight against the terrorists and their state sponsors. Admiral Isoroko Yamamoto, who led the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, knew something about the United States. After the attack he warned, “We have awakened a sleeping giant and instilled...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 135–137.
Published: 01 December 2012
...: Oxford University Press, 2012. 408 pages. ISBN 978-­0-­1997-9526-­0. $27.95 (hardcover). Reviewed by Magnus Nordenman. With the Arab Awakening and its aftermath still making headlines in Washington, DC, and beyond, Steven Cook, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, has pro...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 137–140.
Published: 01 December 2012
...: Oxford University Press, 2012. 408 pages. ISBN 978-­0-­1997-9526-­0. $27.95 (hardcover). Reviewed by Magnus Nordenman. With the Arab Awakening and its aftermath still making headlines in Washington, DC, and beyond, Steven Cook, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, has pro...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 141–144.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., 2012. 408 pages. ISBN 978-­0-­1997-9526-­0. $27.95 (hardcover). Reviewed by Magnus Nordenman. With the Arab Awakening and its aftermath still making headlines in Washington, DC, and beyond, Steven Cook, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, has pro- vided a timely and easily...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 124–140.
Published: 01 December 2014
... for this geostrategic crossroads by commercial and political actors has been heightened at a time of perceived American weakness and increased economic uncertainty.3 The economic crisis gripping the southern European Union states of Greece and Cyprus and the instability in the wake of the Arab Awakening have...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 6–32.
Published: 01 June 2014
... is a researcher in the Security and Defense Group at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. Copyright 2014 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2014 NATO’s Problematic Partnerships in the MENA Region Erik Reichborn-­Kjennerud While the Arab Awakening brought significant optimism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 100–114.
Published: 01 March 2001
... condi- tions of the Muslim masses did not allow for a clear vision of the problems of the twentieth century.11 Through the Islamic awakening and revivalism, and in the polemic it opened with regard to the backward and corrupted types of popular...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 135–137.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-­14089-­6, $29.95 (hardback). Reviewed by Magnus Nordenman. The southern rim of the Mediterranean was set ablaze by the Arab Awakening in 2011. Early hopes of a transition to democracy and more accountable government have largely been dashed, and the region continues to be dominated by violence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 21–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
... that the Sunni 12. Nibras Kazami, “The Caliphate Attempted,” in Hillel Fradkin, Eric Brown, and Hassan Mneimneh, eds., Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, vol. 7 (Washington, DC: Hudson Institute, 2008), 5 – 49. 13. Fishman. 14. John McCary, “The Anbar Awakening: An Alliance of Incentives...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that, following the political chaos stemming from the Arab Awakening starting in 2010, many Arab countries continue to look to the United States to calm the turbulent waters of their regions. Nye’s concluding statement is quite reflective and exactly right about the future of the American century. He...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 26–42.
Published: 01 September 2006
..., a significant number of ethnic Albanians had manned the Otto- 1. On the development of the Albanian national movement in the period from 1878 to 1912, see the classic study Stavro Skendi, The Albanian National Awakening, 1878 – 1912 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1967). See also Misha...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 March 2014
... over energy and other issues, Syria and the Arab Awakening, launch- ing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Project, and a number of other matters. For Cyprus internally, the financial crisis has presented itself as an enor- mous stumbling block. It has distracted the Anastasiades government...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 167–185.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... These fears have been awakened in recent years by calls from Muslim organizations, such as Osama bin Ladin’s al Qaeda terrorist network, for the retaking of “Al-Andalus,” the Muslims’ stronghold in southern Spain. North Africans resent the Spaniards for failing to appreciate the progress and tolerance...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 16–25.
Published: 01 September 2010
... or peace. That second country is, of course, Iran. Intelligence agencies refer to a country like Iran as a “denied area,” analo- gous to the old Soviet Union or to China prior to its economic awakening, a judgment that normal open-source methods of obtaining information about the government...