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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 135–137.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Magnus Nordenman Copyright 2016 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2016 Cline Eric H. : 1077 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2014 . 264 pages . ISBN 978-0-691-14089-6 , $29.95 (hardback). Magnus Nordenman is managing editor...
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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 (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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 145–148.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Victor Roudometof Victor Roudometof is professor of political science at the University of Cyprus. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2007 Jeffrey C. Alexander: The Civil Sphere . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 816 pages. ISBN 13 978-0-19-516250-9. $35. Reviewed by Victor...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (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 (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 (2004) 15 (1): 75–92.
Published: 01 March 2004
... 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. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 Parliaments and Civil Society Cooperation in the Euro...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 58–82.
Published: 01 June 2004
... 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. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 Changing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 52–65.
Published: 01 June 2005
... and 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
... changed over time from that of the center of a singular civilization to a meeting platform of many civilizations. I then compare this to historically rooted European perceptions of Europe and Turkey to show contradictions. In conclusion, I argue that, unless a civilizationally neutral redefinition...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 to consider...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 service...
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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 (2013) 24 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 March 2013
... in 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 (2013) 24 (4): 68–81.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in the Caucasus, the chaos and poverty that followed the breakup of the Soviet Union, and the Kremlin’s human rights violations in Chechnya in many ways contributed to the rise of terrorism and Muslim extremism in Russia. In addition, the Kremlin uses terrorism as an excuse for an increased crackdown on civil...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 67–93.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Yossef Ben-Meir This essay provides programmatic and administrative recommendations for the effective building of civil, governmental, and private capabilities to help implement human development driven by local communities in Morocco in light of the Arab Spring. The essay relates a human...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 110–131.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with the nonelected arms of government and bureaucratic agencies; and social addresses civil society, the mass media, and nongovernmental organizations. Examination and analysis of the relevant data indicate that the state of accountability in Greece is weak in all three dimensions, and a host of structural, social...