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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (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 (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 (2017) 28 (1): 82–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Anthony N. Celso Little has been written about the Syrian Civil War and its relationship to the 1980s revolutionary period. This essay examines this historical connection and emphasizes the unique features that drive the current rebellion. The essay has five sections. First, it lays out...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 99–116.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., success in the midst of a vicious sectarian civil war. Syrian Civil War Turkey ISIS PYD Assad Obama Doctrine PKK Copyright 2017 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2017 Spyridon Plakoudas is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Macedonia. He previously taught at Panteion...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (2011) 22 (3): 42–52.
Published: 01 September 2011
...William Lewis Libya emerged under United Nations auspices as a stillborn, failed state dependent on Western subventions. The civil war in which it is embroiled in 2011 confirms its manifold failures, now attributable to Colonel Muammar Qadaffi. The West is ill-positioned to reengage in nation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 19–31.
Published: 01 December 2018
... a cauldron of chaos and human suffering. Rival, mostly Islamist militias vie for power in a multisided civil war. There is a vast flow of desperate refugees trying to get across the Mediterranean to Europe, many of whom perish in the attempt. Libya is a case study in how good intentions are not enough...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 30–41.
Published: 01 June 2012
... jihadists like Jordanian Abu Musab Zarqawi to fight US occupation forces, AQI embarked on a nihilistic terror campaign aimed at Shiite civilian popu- lation and religious centers. Zarqawi wanted to drive US forces out of Iraq by stoking civil war between Shiite and Sunni factions. Zarqawi’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 13–32.
Published: 01 March 2008
...William H. Lewis; Burton M. Sapin The failures of process and judgment that help explain the war in Iraq are varied. Established patterns of policy making were overshadowed by mechanisms operating outside the formal system, notably by Vice President Richard Chaney. Also, an arrogant defense...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 80–105.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the link among the notions of identity, war, and just cause. The main area of concern is how identities influence the way in which wars are legitimized. The nonstate actor, Lebanese Hezbollah, is examined by comparing its conflicts with Israel and its intervention in the Syrian civil war. The first...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 90–105.
Published: 01 December 2001
... to a multicultural society with some seventeen ethnic groups broadly divided into two main groups—the Mende and the West Atlantic groups.1 Minor ethnic disputes can easily degenerate into armed struggle. The civil war (1991 to 2000) in Sierra Leone...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 120–123.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of background informa- tion regarding the Spanish Civil War, Spain under Franco, and the origins of the Pact of Forgetting. The author uses a multitude of primary and secondary sources to provide a vivid picture of Spanish history and offer insights regarding Spanish society and culture throughout...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Magnus Nordenman Copyright 2017 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2017 From the Managing Editor Magnus Nordenman At the time this issue of the Mediterranean Quarterly went to press, the civil war in Syria raged, with Aleppo having fallen in the face of a combined assault by Syrian...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 52–65.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Liberia. Angola Diamonds have played an important role in the civil war in Angola. This bloody confl ict began in 1956 with the struggle against Portuguese colonial- ism and the formation of the Popular Movement...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., recognized the rights of Palestinians in Lebanon to operate outside Lebanese sovereignty in some areas of the country. After Jordan’s civil war of 1970 – 71 many more Palestinians moved into Lebanon. By the mid-1970s Lebanon was making its first tentative steps into a civil war linked...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
...  Mediterranean Quarterly: Fall 2014 problematic since it involved violence, military intervention, and civil war, but it was no less thrilling because it, too, succeeded. Sadly, optimism began to give way to doubt and then to pessimism as simi- lar efforts in Bahrain, Syria, and Yemen turned...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 June 2017
... opposite Russia with respect to the Syrian Civil War, and other nearby countries, such as Romania and Bulgaria, are fearful of Moscow’s influence after witness- ing Russian military success against Georgia in 2008 and, since 2014, Rus- sia’s annexation of Crimea and support for separatists in Ukraine...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 91–110.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Liberation Front). The agreement was negotiated through the mediating efforts of the British government and followed what is referred to as the first round of the Greek civil war in 1943. British troops landed in Greece in November 1944 to provide support...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 38–52.
Published: 01 September 2016
... characteristics. The shift to the Americans, due to the strong influ- ence of American culture, the role played by the United States in the mili- tary victory against the communist forces during the Greek Civil War, and the ensuing financial support to the Western-­friendly Greece, was decisive in pushing...