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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2009
...J. E. Peterson There have been three economic transformations of the Arab Gulf. Yet the obstacles today remain eerily similar to those of forty years ago. Oil reserves are finite and nonoil resources in the gulf states—minerals, arable land, skilled population, and even capital for some countries...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and to seek support for its territorial integrity. In the long run, it regards its political and economic futures as connected with the West. Meanwhile, the Middle East offers an alternative to mitigate pressure from Russia and to develop mutually beneficial relations with Turkey and Israel, with whom...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 96–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in place during the Cold War era. Albania is usually not considered a place of opportunity for invest- ment in oil and gas, and many issues present a rather grim economic future. However, there are some projects that, under certain conditions, could be implemented for the benefit of both Albania...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
...' anxieties brought about by economic crisis, illegal immigration issues, high unemployment rates, increases in crime, anti-austerity public sentiments, and the uncertainty over the country's future to become, in just a few years, a formidable political party in Greece. George Bistis is an award-winning...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 56–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
...George C. Georgiou This essay analyzes Cyprus's financial crisis and its potential threat to the eurozone. The focus is on the economic consequences of the terms of the bailout agreement dictated by the Troika or Eurogroup for the Cyprus economy as well as its significance for any future bailouts...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 March 2016
... (the future of collective identity, the role of distant global powers, and economic turbulence). Peter Engelke is a resident senior fellow in the Atlantic Council's Strategic Foresight Initiative, which aims to understand and articulate future challenges and opportunities at a global scale. He...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 43–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
... tumult that became the Arab Spring. Social unrest will remain the rule rather than the exception in the Arab region for the foreseeable future, especially in countries that have undergone regime change, such as Egypt and Tunisia, due to the lack of expected economic and political reforms. Nadine...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 105–130.
Published: 01 June 2014
... with differing levels of economic development, cultural background, and political system — they come up with a nine dimensions for understanding and com- paring national cultures. The nine dimensions are the following: 1. uncertainty avoidance 2. future orientation 3. institutional/societal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 105–134.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Pavlos I. Koktsidis; Menelaos Apostolou Negotiations for the settlement of the Cyprus question have resumed amid a pressing geopolitical and economic reality. Greek and Turkish Cypriots adopt distinct interpretations of the United Nations–designated recipe for a bicommunal and bizonal federation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 5–18.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Peo Hansen; Stefan Jonsson In response to a widespread idea of the European Union as a “peace project,” an idea disseminated especially after the EU received the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, this essay retrieves some of the historical causes of the foundation of the European Economic Community (EEC...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 18–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and the result of error on both sides. While an interim agreement was reached on 20 February 2015 to extend Greece's bailout by four months, the longer-term outcome was far from clear. Social and economic pressures had been building in Greece since 2008, resulting in the 25 January 2015 election of a radical...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 5–13.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Anthony C. E. Quainton As a result of the wars undertaken in Iraq and Afghanistan by the George W. Bush administration, the United States has taken on a responsibility to reconstruct the political and economic institutions of these countries. This responsibility has been carried out through...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 64–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to the level of the strategic, military, and political cooperation of the 1990s. However, the recent thaw provides opportunities for both countries in an increasingly unstable region. The future of bilateral relations will depend on the successful exploitation of economic opportunities, navigation through...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... with Greece’s eurozone partners, the resulting package negotiated with those angry part- ners ensures that Greece’s economic future will remain in limbo for some time. George Bistis’s essay, “From Karamanlis to Tsipras: The Greek Debt Crisis through Historical and Political Perspectives,” places...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... There is no demonstration that this turn of events will either integrate the economy of the north with that of the south, nor that the welfare of all Cypriots will be enhanced by this outcome. Cyprus is a full member of the EU, and its economic future lies in a full integration with Europe, not on a possible...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 55–70.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the sustainability of a country’s debt, which was a critical component of Greece’s economic future.7 At that point, German chancellor Angela Merkel acquiesced to the participation of the IMF in the bailout agreement, and thus the fate of Greece was linked with the Troika for the following four...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 100–115.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., and alternative strategies for the future form the focus of this essay. Bosnia’s economic situation is by no means the worst in the Balkans; in comparison to Kosovo, which had no infrastructure or viable econ- omy even prior to the NATO military strikes of March 1999...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 15–26.
Published: 01 March 2011
... nation-­states can trade with each other on global markets but maintain their control over their economic future, their political system and their foreign policy is emerging as an ideological challenge both to the US philosophy of a ‘flat world’ and the European preference for liberal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 38–54.
Published: 01 September 2004
... will signifi cantly help secure the economic, educational, health, and environmental future of fi fty thousand people by establishing projects in potable water, modern irrigation, fruit and forestry tree planting, school construction, women’s cooperatives, food production, mountain terracing, water...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 82–98.
Published: 01 June 2008
... conflict. Israel is dependent on 84  Mediterranean Quarterly: Spring 2008 the United States for political, economic, and military assistance, but on the issue of security and the country’s future survival, not only does an Israeli leader have to conclude a realistic solution with his Palestinian...