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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2004) 15 (2): 58–82.
Published: 01 June 2004
... at the 2002 International Political Science Association's international conference “Globalization of Civil-Military Relations:Democratization, Reform, and Security.” The author would like to acknowledge the support of NATO's Academic Office and Constantine Danopoulos. Changing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ted Galen Carpenter Western news media outlets have paid considerable attention to the civil war in Syria, but much of the coverage is simplistic and melodramatic. Too many accounts portray the conflict as a Manichean struggle between the evil, brutal regime of Bashar al-Assad and noble freedom...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2007) 18 (2): 145–148.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Victor Roudometof Jeffrey C. Alexander: The Civil Sphere . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 816 pages. ISBN 13 978-0-19-516250-9. $35. Reviewed by Victor Roudometof. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2007 Victor Roudometof is professor of political science at the University of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Umit Cizre When one takes stock of Turkey's capacities and limitations not in terms of geopolitics, Islamism, or the Kurdish question but from a sociological and political perspective focused on internal challenges and prospects, perhaps the most critical concern turns out to be the civil—military...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2005) 16 (2): 52–65.
Published: 01 June 2005
... international relations at Howard University. The Illicit Diamond Trade, Civil Confl icts, and Terrorism in Africa J. Anyu Ndumbe and Babalola Cole Diamonds have long been viewed as a highly valued precious stone. Although a diamond is a symbol of love for...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2018) 29 (4): 32–51.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Hakan Sahin This essay attempts to elucidate the transformation of civil-military relations in Turkey since the failed coup of 15 July 2016. After presenting an overview of these relations prior to the coup, the essay focuses on emerging aspects of them in the postcoup environment and attempts to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2001) 12 (3): 128–143.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Omar Kamil Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2001 Omar Kamil is a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Political Science,University of Leipzig, Germany. MQ 12.3-08 Kamil 7/20/01 11:26 AM Page 128 The Synagogue as Civil Society, or...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2003) 14 (2): 60–76.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Division,Romanian Ministry of National Defense. Bridging the Gap in Civil-Military Relations in Southeastern Europe: Romania’s Defense-Planning Case George Cristian Maior and Mihaela Matei The purpose of this study is to analyze and assess what...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2003) 14 (4): 158–175.
Published: 01 December 2003
... War World. The author wishes to give special thanks to Brigid O'Neil for valuable research assistance. Bush’s Wars and the State of Civil Liberties Ivan Eland President George W. Bush, after no weapons of mass destruction were uncov- ered in Iraq, fell back...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2004) 15 (1): 75–92.
Published: 01 March 2004
... teaches international relations and Euro-Mediterranean politics in the Department of Political Science at the University of Crete. The views expressed here do not necessarily coincide with those of any of the above institutions. Parliaments and Civil Society Cooperation in the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2016) 27 (3): 135–137.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Magnus Nordenman Magnus Nordenman is managing editor of the Mediterranean Quarterly and deputy director of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council, Washington, DC. Cline Eric H. : 1077 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed . Princeton, NJ...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
... rejecting the argument that Turkish.EU relations amount to a clash of civilizations, the essay argues that the process of membership is complicated by a clash of two conflicting definitions of what Europe is and should be. The essay claims that the Turkish side.s double demands of inclusion into Europe and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 June 2014
... because it refuses to place itself in conflict with Western civilization and instead positions Turkey as a bridge between Western and Muslim civilizations. To this extent, Strategic Depth may be described as a conservative interpretation of Turkish Eurasianism. Göktürk Tüysüzoğlu is assistant...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2012) 23 (4): 24–42.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of authoritarianism, under both the Pahlavi family and the ayatollahs, Iran has little experience with modern democratic institutions. It is the argument of the authors that without a fully formed civil society, the lack of progress toward democracy will be prolonged, unless the religious elite come...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sotiris Rizas Greece’s relationship with the Soviet Union was burdened by the Greek civil war, which was closely related to the outbreak of the Cold War in the Near East in 1946–47. The collapse of Greece’s parliamentary regime in 1967 arrested a process toward détente undergone by practically...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 March 2013
... various countries by analyzing differences in their respective values on a corruption perceptions index, the variables used here include additional data such as gross national income per person in purchasing power parities, a political rights index, a civil liberties index, and a nonincome human...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 81–90.
Published: 01 December 2008
...David Binder When and how did the characterization nationalist become an epithet that indicates abuse or contempt? The most obvious advent of the new usage may be found in the journalism and academic writing about the civil wars (1991–95) that doomed the existence of Yugoslavia. Employing n...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2010
... impact on the success of NATO's military missions. In fact, the inclusion of FYROM could mean more, not fewer, security challenges for the alliance. For FYROM, the benefits of NATO candidacy have not materialized. While its civil-military relations have improved, shortcomings still exist among FYROM's...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2010) 21 (2): 78–89.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Aristotle Tziampiris In his Clash of Civilizations , Samuel Huntington specifically predicts a rapprochement in Greek-Russian relations on account of common civilizational factors. The explanatory validity of this claim can be assessed by examining the extent and nature of the recently improved...