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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2006
...: Common Courage Press, 2006). Humanity’s Ecological Footprint Evaggelos G. Vallianatos Life thrives primarily on one-quarter of the earth, about 11.4 billion hec­tares of land and water. The oc­eans take up 2.0 billion hec­tares of that fertile quarter...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 86–111.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Christianity According to orthodox Christian theology, God had a grand plan for the salva- tion of the fallen Adam and Eve and their sinful and miserable progeny. For the sons and daughters of the primordial couple had inherited not only the earth and the life of labor and sweat, with which they would earn...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 67–85.
Published: 01 September 2005
... that “there are lies, damned lies, and then there are statistics” may be well known, it may not be as equally obvious to most that whenever we look at a map we are always seeing a distortion. Only a globe, after all, can accurately present the shape, orientation, and topography of the earth’s surface.1...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the water.” God cre- ated the heavens and the earth — but there was already water.15 It was there, essential for creating life. The Holy Quran also...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 109–118.
Published: 01 September 2002
... South Asia the most dangerous place on earth. This view was voiced by President Bill Clinton prior to his visit to South Asia in March 2000, almost two years after the Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests in May 1998. On 11 October 2001, Deputy Secretary of State...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 140–160.
Published: 01 December 2000
... term. In this country we celebrate Earth Day. The Clinton-Gore administration takes great pride in and talks incessantly about its record of environmental protection. The administration frequently argues that environmental issues are not constrained...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 77–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
... with the earth, God’s creation, while concentrating on an issue that transcends national boundaries. Following in the footsteps of his predecessor, Patriarch Dimitrios I (1972 – 91), who had declared that begin- ning in 1989 the first day of every September will be celebrated throughout the Orthodox world...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2004
... free nations, seven of whom acceded to NATO, the three others steadily and well on the way. In our ten countries, we repre- sent 54 million Europeans—heading into the only alliance on earth founded purely to defend democracy. The ten of us personally and the 54 million people whom we represent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 June 2013
... complicated and intractable areas of the world. The Mediterranean region is as important today as it has ever been. Writ- ing nearly a century ago, Count Antonio Cippico observed that “East and West meet in it, as in no other place on earth, either furiously colliding or intermingling. The battles...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of violence—and their consequences for security—on our planet: 1. In its current form, violence exhibits breadth in its qualitative elements and is spreading dangerously to all corners of the earth. 2. Security is not the concern of just one society; it is a matter of interna- tional cooperation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 June 2014
... such as nationalism, terrorism, competition for natural resources, and reli- gious extremism. Issues in and around the Mediterranean region over the past twenty-­five years have brought the United States back to Earth from its lofty hyperpower perch of the late 1990s: the festering problems associ- ated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., unconstitutionally suspending habeas corpus, using Union troops to win elections by intimidating Democratic voters, physically attack- ing and eliminating a peace movement, and ruthlessly allowing Northern armies to use scorched-­earth tactics against Southern civilians and their property.13 Compensated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 27–32.
Published: 01 December 2001
... in a vicious scorched- earth policy to wipe out ethnic groups, such as the Dinka and Nuer, from land under which the oil sits. The purchase of weapons like these will only cause increased suffering as the Khartoum government will be able to better target...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 11–38.
Published: 01 June 2005
... being culturally counterin- tuitive. The medieval “T-O” maps represent the earth schematically divided into three by the Nile and Tanais running north and south forming the head of the “T,” the Mediterranean running West from the juncture of the “T,” sometimes marked as the site of Jerusalem...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 97–106.
Published: 01 March 2008
... logos (reason) in European cul- ture. . . . Calvinism brought an end of pleasure, the agonizing fear of sin, and hatred for nature and the earth to the Evangelical Christians. Calvin said Christians longed for death, not life. Calvin was right about that.” However, the eras of the Renaissance...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and the earth to the Evangelical Christians. Calvin said Christians longed for death, not life. Calvin was right about that.” However, the eras of the Renaissance and the Reformation left Greece and its Ortho- dox Church unmoved, as they were covered protectively with the darkness of Turkoc- racy (1453...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 March 2003
... that the measure be passed. If we mean to end the most destructive civil conflict in the world today, we simply must acknowledge the ongoing recalcitrance on the part of Khartoum—we must see that its larger military strategy entails continued scorched-earth warfare to secure great sections of the south...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 20–35.
Published: 01 December 2011
... this upheaval is in the verb to be, which every person on earth is entitled to use when asking the central human question, Who am I?, an entitlement that no human authority can take away, a gift to be seized upon by individuals and carried into the arena of political action, an endow- ment that may...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 75–94.
Published: 01 September 2004
... excellence that marked the unity of the Greek world. Now the Olympics, which were brought back to life in 1896, have become the greatest show on earth, having nearly nothing to do with their Hellenic origins. The reason is that they are now tied to a different civilization whose defi ning...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 1–22.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... As a technical matter, there are two basic types of TMD defenses being developed: lower tier and upper tier. Lower tier defenses are intended to intercept missiles within the earth’s atmosphere. Since the interceptor mis- siles to be used cannot travel very far before...