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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 98–118.
Published: 01 March 2013
...J. Ndumbe Anyu; Samuel B. Moki In 2007, a South Korean geologist discovered large deposits of diamonds in Cameroon. To Cameroon, this discovery is particularly significant because it has the potential to engineer sustainable development. Cameroon suffers from acute levels of poverty, high...
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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 (4): 90–105.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Diamonds, Ethnicity, and Power: The Case of Sierra Leone J. Anyu Ndumbe Since independence in 1961, Sierra Leone has had numerous ethnic and political conflicts. Like many African countries, it is home...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of Larry Diamond and Leonardo Morlino offers a clear, usable, thorough, and well-­grounded framework. In their original piece on the subject featured in the Journal of Democracy in 2004, they state emphatically that only a liberal democracy can be a good quality democracy, for it “provides its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 110–131.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Constantine P. Danopoulos The study of the quality of democracy has received considerable attention in recent years. One of the many attempts to put forward a conceptualizing road- map is the work of Larry Diamond and Leonardo Morlino. Their compendium Assessing the Quality of Democracy provides...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 85–97.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., opposition parties won and came to power, “but elsewhere, the legalization of opposition has not brought democracy.”4 3. Larry Diamond, “Rethinking Civil Society: Toward Democratic Consolidation,” Journal of Democ- racy 5, no. 3 (1994): 5...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 24–42.
Published: 01 December 2012
... themselves or be installed by military or foreign powers.”4 Between liberal democracies and outright dictatorships one can rec- ognize other types of governing arrangements. Larry Diamond describes pseudo-­democracies or hybrid regimes — by which he means countries that are somewhere between “full...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... from the colonial outsiders, but the people of the Middle East are yet to free themselves from the yoke of oppres- sive, undemocratic, and often unaccountable regimes. In the words of Larry Diamond: In every region of the world — except for one — at least a third of the states...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 112–130.
Published: 01 September 2017
...): 383 – 91. 31. Larry Diamond, The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies throughout the World (New York: Henry Holt and Times Books, 2008), 273. Gaffar: Democratization and the Arab Spring  125 Internet and mobile phone services, “Egyptian youth...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 91–110.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... 45. Pan et al. 46. Ibid., 43. 47. Ibid. 104  Mediterranean Quarterly: Fall 2008 In addition to crude oil, China is interested in natural resources such as copper, cobalt, diamonds, titanium, and timber. It has recently replaced the United States as the world’s largest consumer of copper...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 90–111.
Published: 01 December 2005
...” and notes that illegal immigrants contribute to 14 percent of all crime com- mitted in South Africa.8 These crimes included diamond smuggling, small- arms proliferation, narco-traffi cking, car hijacking, taxi violence, burglaries, stock theft, and involvement in political killings by hiring oneself out...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 105–130.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., and regional neighborhood. Geography alone cannot explain cultural variations, but as Jared Diamond asserts, “The striking differences between the long-­term his- tories of peoples in different continents have been due, not to the innate dif- ferences in the people themselves, but to differences...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 94–118.
Published: 01 March 2009
... politicians and had no plans to work with them.6 The government restricted political activities by banning public and political rallies and by using force to break up opposi- tion meetings. In 2000, Larry Diamond, a well-known expert on democracy, questioned whether Musharraf was turning his back...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2001
... generate money that make conflict more profitable than peace, whether diamonds in Africa or drugs in Colombia.”66 60. Quoted in Patrice Hill, “G-8 to Spend $1.3 Billion to Educate Poor Nations,” Washington Times, 23 July 2000, A1. 61. Quoted...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 51–65.
Published: 01 June 2001
..., and control over riverine commerce. And all wars have been fought with eco- nomic resources, for example with money, labor, cargo ships, factories, and, in Africa recently, diamonds. Even the nontraditional or new age national interest of preventing humanitarian...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 82–97.
Published: 01 September 2012
...: diamonds and other resources in Sierre Leone; gold, timber and minerals in Congo; coffee and cocoa in Côte d’Ivoire; and oil in Nigeria and Sudan. Prevention also has to do with strengthening the capacity of states to properly deal with crisis and conflict. Structural and institutional capabili...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 83–97.
Published: 01 December 2009
... investigation, JITEM’s name was also brought up. No official follow up ensued to investigate the presence of JITEM. Its existence was recognized 3. Soli Ozel, “Turkey at the Polls: After the Tsunami,” in Islam and Democracy in the Middle East, ed. Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Daniel Brumberg...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 128–143.
Published: 01 September 2001
... his opinion about a pos- sible withdrawal from the occupied territories, Rabbi Yossef, in one of his most important responses, supported a withdrawal in order to save Jewish life. For the details of his response, see E. Kopelowitz and M. Diamond, “Religion...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... Larry Diamond and Leonardo Morline (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005), 79. He uses the term in the general debate on the ambigui- ties in measuring the quality of democracy. He poses the question of what to do if democraticness, understood as individual rights and popular control...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 March 2017
... from the first to the second quarter.58 In September 2015, the chairman of Ukraine’s Cham- ber of Commerce met with his Iranian counterpart in Tehran and signed 55. Howard Diamond, “U.S., Ukraine Sign Nuclear Accord, Agree on MTCR Accession,” Arms Control Today 28, no. 2 (1998): 23. 56...