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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Deborah Sanders As a powerful littoral state with important security interests in the Black Sea, Russia has the ability to use the maritime domain to advance and protect its interests, which will affect regional and international security. Using the currently available literature, this essay...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Emmanuel Karagiannis Greece has enjoyed strong historical and cultural ties with countries and peoples of the Black Sea region for many centuries. During the 1990s, Greek governments largely ignored the region as they focused on the immediate Balkan neighborhood, which was in turmoil at the time...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 4–29.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Deborah Sanders Traditional maritime security challenges have returned to the Black Sea, and this has had a negative effect on the ability of the six littoral states to address newer security challenges. Traditional maritime security challenges include the buildup of Russian forces in Crimea...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 23–54.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Stephen Blank Stephen Blank is professor of national security affairs at the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College. Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 Russia and the Black Sea’s Frozen Conflicts in Strategic Perspective...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 33–51.
Published: 01 March 2005
...George Cristian Maior; Mihaela Matei Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2005 George Cristian Maior is state secretary for defense policy for Romania. Mihaela Matei is head of the strategic affairs directorate, Romanian Ministry of Defense. The Black Sea Region in an Enlarged Europe...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 44–66.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Stephen Blank Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2005 Stephen Blank is a professor at the Strategic Studies Institute at the US Army War College. Security in and around the Black Sea: Is a Virtuous Circle Now Possible? Stephen Blank Recent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 29–40.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Christopher Black Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2000 Christopher Black is a criminal defense lawyer practicing in Toronto. Black is one of the group of Canadian lawyers who filed a complaint of war crimes against NATO on 7 May 1999. MQ 11.2-03.Black 4/10/00 11:35 AM Page 29...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the significance of the election of the first black man to the highest office in the land, we need to take a close look at the genesis of the United States and the contradictions of its history. The birth of the United States, like that of most nations, was a painful one. A revolution against arbitrary...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 58–93.
Published: 01 September 2002
... for this was that Turkey, as custodian of the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles, could open Russia’s only exit to warm waters and, conversely, prevent hostile powers from attacking it in the rear through the Black Sea. Russia has always begrudged Turkey its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 67–84.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Evasion, and Poverty in a Democratic Setting: Greece Constantine P. Danopoulos and Boris Znidaric Generally speaking, informal economy refers to undeclared economic activity that is not recorded in the formal national economic ledgers. Also known as black, unofficial...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 8–16.
Published: 01 March 2004
... speaking, that role is derived from its strategic location at the margins of the European continent between the “problem area” of the Balkans and the Black Sea region, and on a direct line to the Middle East, the Persian Gulf, and Central Asia. The Balkans Romania...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 87–99.
Published: 01 September 2000
... wide and therefore technically within the territorial jurisdiction of their riverine power. Their coasts command the commercial and strategic communication avenues to not only the Marmara and Black Seas but to the whole Black Sea Basin, including southern Rus...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2010
... in Central Asia or the Black Sea region or take other measures that would weaken Russian pri- macy in the former Soviet Union. As part of their economic recovery efforts, Russian officials sought to expand economic relations with Turkey. They adopted corresponding political and security measures...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 June 2017
... today. The first essay in this issue comes from Deborah Sanders. “Maritime Secu- rity in the Black Sea: Out with the New, In with the Old” highlights impor- tant new security challenges attendant with the rise of Russia. The Black Sea region is increasingly becoming a contested area. Turkey sits...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 March 2017
... is the author of numerous articles on the politics and history of the Middle East and relations with countries on the periphery of that region. Ukraine and the Middle East Michael B. Bishku Ukraine has both a convenient and unfortunate location on the fringe of Europe and along the Black Sea...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 124–140.
Published: 01 December 2014
... to Suez and north into the Turkish Straits and the Black Sea, the eastern Mediterranean will continue to be a key compo- nent in the global geopolitical balance of power, especially with China being a new player in the region and nonstate actors becoming more of a signifi- cant force. Global trends...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 56–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., tak- ing into account the legislation of the USSR, by agreement on the basis of international law, in order to achieve an equitable solution.”17 5.  At the end of 1986, Turkey unilaterally proclaimed a two-hundred‑mile EEZ in the Black Sea. This move was in accordance with the provisions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 6–12.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of the Congressional Black Caucus, 2007, and is written exclusively for Mediterranean Quarterly . Africa: Challenges and Opportunities Olusegun Obasanjo Today, reflections about Africa elicit both a smirk and a smile. The reasons are not difficult to ascertain...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 66–82.
Published: 01 June 2001
... classic book Black Lamb and Grey Falcon. Though she wrote it on the eve of World War II, it remains the best description of the roots of Balkanization and the role of Western powers in causing it. If we substitute “Americans” for “English,” West’s observations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 43–50.
Published: 01 June 2001
... remember a hearing during the Haitian interdiction crisis when a mem- ber of the Congressional Black Caucus, Representative Charles Rangel of New York, asked an administration witness whether the United States would interdict and return to persecution boat...