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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 37–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Mohamed A. El-Khawas Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 Mohamed A. El-Khawas is professor of history and political science at the University of the District of Columbia. Brain Drain: Putting Africa between a Rock and a Hard Place Mohamed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 16–25.
Published: 01 September 2010
... against Iran. The first was called “Operation Brain Drain,” an attempt to target employees of the Iranian nuclear program to induce their defection, together with whatever documentary information they could steal as they were going out the door. Defectors were promised large sums of money...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2007
... into the punishment of innocents. That terrorists are both sane and rational might come as a surprise to those who have described them as unbalanced, demented, fanatical, brain- washed, or even perverted. All the enemy-as-terrorist constructs have one thing in common: they effectively dehumanize the opponent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... MQ 12.4-01 Lugar 10/16/01 1:04 PM Page 11 Lugar: Nunn-Lugar—A Tool for the New U.S.-Russian Strategic Relationship 11 Brain Drain A second area in need of additional attention and funding concerns efforts to employ...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 48–60.
Published: 01 June 2014
...: World Bank, 2013), fig. 3. Coomarasamy: China’s Westward Pivot  51 Not all examples of Chinese workmanship in the city have such practical applications. And there are plenty of examples to choose from. Chinese brain and muscle power have helped to design...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 61–77.
Published: 01 June 2010
... itself from just one piece of an arm. Unlike the spider, having no brain to give the affirmative on anything, the starfish functions as “a decentralized network.”57 For the starfish to move one arm, all the other arms have to convince each other that it’s a good idea. The lesson here...
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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 (2007) 18 (4): 112–130.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the Muslim Brotherhood in 1965, was the brains behind the Islamist movement in Sudan. He removed the formerly civilian leadership of the Brotherhood and transformed it into the NIF, which came into power under the 1989 coup. His influence over the development of the NIF regime was unparalleled; he...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 38–54.
Published: 01 December 2010
... and wrong on the markets. Indecisiveness drove up costs, turning a potential limb amputation to full-­blown brain surgery. The 1997 Asian crisis exposed the downside of harsh measures in a moral hazard situation. When the IMF proclaimed that “bad” banks in Indonesia would be allowed to fail...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 53–71.
Published: 01 September 2011
... during the predictably incendiary proceedings against Kara- dzic. In the backs of many minds, it is remembered that the late Sir Richard May had suddenly died from a brain tumor during mid-­trial in 2004, hav- ing weathered Milosevic’s jousting during the prosecution’s contentious case, which...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 66–84.
Published: 01 June 2005
... need to have creative brains competent to develop such technologies and not simply trained to operate imported technology.”31 The main objec- tive is to catch up with the Israeli economic and technological progress in order to achieve a strategic balance of forces in the Middle East...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 147–166.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of the labor market and the opening to European workers mentioned earlier and through the introduction of more selective admission criteria for extra-European immigrants. The Swiss economy, many business representatives claimed, no longer needed arms but brains. Migrant work- ers should enter and settle...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the only thing all political parties in Athens agree on is the need to avoid the brain drain that would result from an exodus of young and talented Greeks searching for jobs outside of Greece. The success or failure of Golden Dawn’s and SYRIZA’s efforts to win the hearts and minds of the crisis...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., politics, or culture. This is why the analysis of genetic data complements ethnological studies. See Heyer et al., “Genetic Diversity and the Emergence of Ethnic Groups in Central Asia,” Biomedical Central Genetics, no. 10 (2009): 49. 5. Parts of the brain are dedicated to cooperation, and people...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2006
... and testosterone), and the enzyme whic­h is func­tional in the deposition of c­alc­ium c­arbonate in eggshells. The EPA report c­ontinued: Blood c­hanges, systemic­ lesions in the brain, spinal c­ord, liver, kidneys, and stomac­h, and subsequent susc­eptibility to bac­terial and fungal infec­...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 59–77.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., including garden hoses, rainwear, containers, phonograph records, and floor tiles. Numerous studies on workers exposed to high levels of VCM for long periods show higher incidents of cancer of the liver, lungs, brain, and nervous system than in a control group. “VCM is highly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 91–120.
Published: 01 December 2006
... literacy is open to question. . . . I am awaiting a visit from my Public Affairs Officer, a cricket with a furrowed brow whose brains were left in the womb of his great-great-grandmother.”34 Indeed, Briggs, a widely published writer, grew increasingly skeptical over the course of his ambas...