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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 95–121.
Published: 01 September 2009
...J. Ndumbe Anyu; Samuel Moki The authors contend that the pervasiveness of piracy on the African coasts is threatening global security. Within Somalia, it is causing a disruption of food supplies, fostering internal conflict, and increasing the prices of basic commodities. Globally...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 119–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Derek Lutterbeck Located at the southernmost tip of Europe, just off the coast of Africa, Malta has during recent years increasingly come into the international spotlight as a frontline state for irregular migration from Africa toward the European Union. Even though, in absolute terms, the number...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2011
... arriving in the Balkans about four thousand years ago. Multiple migration events occurred to and from one another's lands; in ancient years Greek cities like Corinth established colonies on the Illyrian coast, while in the Middle Ages Albanian speakers (known as Arvanites) migrated across Greece. Hundreds...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 56–71.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the coast. If all coastal states thus exercised their jurisdiction over their own EEZs, some 38 million square nautical miles would become their “economic patrimony.”1 1. United Nations, A Quiet Revolution (New York: United Nations, 1984). 58  Mediterranean Quarterly: Summer 2007 The oceans...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Libya’s coast — the rela- tively peaceful nation of Cyprus, “straddling strategic fault lines between East and West,” is coming into focus as the object of international diplomacy and long-­sought conflict resolution.1 This renewed interest in resolving the Cyprus question is linked largely...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... However, the conference also laid down a few rules to control future European acquisitions of African territories. Article 34 of the 1885 Berlin Act, produced by the Berlin Confer- ence, stipulates, “Any Power which henceforth takes possession of a tract of land on the coasts of the African...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 19–42.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the North African coast (referred to as the Maghreb from Cyrenaica westward) and into Spain. Although these were desert warriors, they learned how to fight at sea — or were able to hire Christian sailors to fight for them — so successfully that for the next hundred years they became the dominant...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 March 2013
... tension between Israel and Iran. The Levant Basin Energy Arena The Levant Basin is located along and off the coast of Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and the Gaza Strip, extending westward into Cypriot waters. The basin con- nects to the Red Sea via the Suez Canal and the Black Sea through...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2004
... reserves are being discovered regularly. The Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline project and the early phase of exploration centered on the Atlantic coast in the Gulf of Guinea demonstrate the potential for Africa becoming one of the major oil suppliers to the West within a decade. These developments...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 11–38.
Published: 01 June 2005
...? Athanasios Moulakis When seen on a map, the Mediterranean seems a clearly circumscribed unit contained between the Straits of Gibraltar and the Syrian coast, unless one chooses to include the Black Sea as part of it. Yet as Metternich maintained apropos of Italy, a geographical term does...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 65–76.
Published: 01 March 2014
... on 17 August 1960. 68  Mediterranean Quarterly: Winter 2014 1974 Figures 3 and 4. Turkish military forces land on the Kyrenia coast of Cyprus, 20 July 1974. The Editors: Key Points in Cyprus’s History since Independence  69 Figure 5. Turkish military forces land...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2015
... to the fight against piracy. For the EU, the situation in the Gulf of Aden had figured high on the list of security concerns throughout 2008. In May, the European Council had expressed its “concern at the upsurge of piracy attacks off the Somali coast,” especially for the consequences on maritime...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 85–105.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Forum as an institution throughout its short history, it nevertheless has satisfi ed a need for the exchange of ideas between the two coasts of the Mediterranean and has furthered cooperation between parliamentary bodies. The parliaments of the countries...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 80–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to more military capabilities. He feared a rash of new risks from advances in technology and interdependence, such as European access through the Panama Canal to the undefended West Coast of the United States, the dangerous rise of Asia, and wars of economic ambition. Mahan’s analyses combined...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 12–17.
Published: 01 June 2010
... somewhere between an oxymoron and a pleonasm, since it combines a body of water with a body of land. True, the ocean in question touches western coasts of Europe and eastern coasts of the Americas, but the continent does not include all of the countries considered European.) Hunter observed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 March 2015
... field off the coast of Haifa has been explored.44 How- ever, one should also bear in mind the cost of liquefied natural gas imports and China’s geopolitical calculations of cooperation with Israel, weighing it against its relations with Iran.45 The wider picture of China’s presence in the region...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 96–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., along its Adriatic coast, the country shares maritime borders with Croatia and Italy. Primarily because of its small size, Albania’s role in international politics throughout history has been minor. Its economic potential has been low, and it was impacted by the Stalinist isolationist regime...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 74–87.
Published: 01 December 2002
... population displacement in Cameroon.”13 After careful consideration and evaluation of many sites, the Cameroon coast was identified as the only possible site within a “zone of feasibility” to locate and construct a marine terminal. Many other locations were...
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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 (2017) 28 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... away from the Eastern bloc. Next is “Cyprus’s Natural Gas Strategy: Geopolitical and Economic Pre- conditions” by Theodoros Tsakiris. This essay provides an important cor- rective to the perhaps overblown enthusiasm about the natural gas finds off the coast of Cyprus. Tsakiris argues...