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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mi Yung Yoon This essay examines how European colonialism continues to underlie most territorial disputes in Africa. How these disputes have been resolved or are likely to be resolved is described, based on the following four long drawn-out disputes: the Nigeria–Cameroon dispute over the Bakassi...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 5–18.
Published: 01 December 2013
... 1957. The essay emphasizes specific geopolitical and colonial incentives that had lain behind the European integration project ever since the pan-European blueprints the interwar period and which became critical with the Suez crisis and decolonization movements of the 1950s. As the essay demonstrates...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Craig A. Harrington British geostrategic considerations underwent an ad hoc metamorphosis during the decade following Great Britain’s retreat from formal territorial empire (1957-67). This essay investigates the shifting roles envisioned by British policymakers for vestigial colonial holdings in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 March 2011
...J. P. Afam Ifedi; J. Ndumbe Anyu This essay examines the causes of the agitation and militancy in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The conflict shows a dynamic that falls into three historical eras: the precolonial, colonial, and postcolonial. An interplay of three significant factors currently...
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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 (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 (2007) 18 (4): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... proposed to create a new Mediterranean Union. Anti.immigrant policies at home combined with an unapologetic view of French colonialism make it unlikely that Sarkozy will be able to revive the EU.s Mediterranean initiative and with it France.s fading leadership in North Africa. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 6–37.
Published: 01 September 2016
... serve and the resulting implications. George C. Georgiou is professor of economics at Towson University, Maryland. Copyright 2016 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2016 free trade nation-states colonialism imperialism multinational corporations neomercantilism OPEC global commons...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 88–104.
Published: 01 September 2016
... strategy in the Middle East between the First and Second World Wars. The strategic importance of British colonies such as Cyprus had gained significance in the light of politi- cal instability in Palestine, and the connection among political events that were taking place in various countries of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 39–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... colonial rule in Africa left behind the same scars as their Bal- kanization schemes had left in Europe. Nations were divided by colonizers, territory was bartered among them, and economic life was shattered. The results of colonial misrule are obvious. Today 103 ethnic conflicts are ongo- ing on the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 98–118.
Published: 01 March 2013
... colonial rule, the central African coun- try of Cameroon attained independence in 1960 and 1961. The hallmark of Cameroon’s colonial experience was the extent to which colonial pow- ers Germany, Great Britain, and France sacrificed the country’s develop- ment using conscious, brutal, and exploitative...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 112–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Portuguese colonies in the 1970s led to the return of Portuguese citizens that had been still living in the former colonies. This development also led to an infl ow of foreigners of African origin from the colonies, which continues to this day and has had an important impact on the makeup of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 December 2013
... play a key role economically, politically, and perhaps even militarily in Europe’s future. Certainly, individual European countries expressed varying degrees of interest in this idea due to each one’s unique background and experiences with African colonies. The French were then embroiled in a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 100–114.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... The colonial past shared by both countries has resulted in a common goal: Algeria and Sudan have each sought to recreate a national identity in their own image. This process has inevitably involved fierce controversy on a number of central questions: To what extent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
... (7 percent of the total population). Then the economic slump of the mid-1970s put an end to the growth of legal immigration fl ows. For the fi rst time, immigration posed to France as a nation a kind of colonial problem planted within itself, triggering strong political reactions that tended to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 128–131.
Published: 01 June 2015
... victims of colonialism, racism, and Western imperialism. They were blood brothers, they stated, to the Viet Cong and similar subject peoples who had fought against such evils and won. Their new position fitted in nicely with the changing guidelines of the popular Left, which was drifting away from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 112–130.
Published: 01 December 2007
... genocide by a chorus of international actors, the conflict in Darfur actually has quite complicated historical roots. The disruption of local institutions by colonialism, the ambitions of Muammar al-Qaddafi in the region, the influx of modern weaponry into Darfur, Chadian president Idriss Déby’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2006
... . The Imperial Lure: Nation Building as a US Response to Terrorism Ted Galen Carpenter The concept of nation building has a long pedigree in US foreign policy. It was an identifiable feature of Washington’s dealings with the colonial empire it acquired in the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 136–140.
Published: 01 March 2000
... nature of precolonial Arab society; others have seen in this political culture the contin- uation of colonial practices by other means. No matter how one feels about this political reality in the MENA countries, the fact is that the average Arab citizen living on either...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2000
... political observers have identified it with the nature of precolonial Arab society; others have seen in this political culture the contin- uation of colonial practices by other means. No matter how one feels about this political reality in the MENA countries...