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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 16–25.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., and intentions are poorly understood. Many intelligence professionals consider Iran to be the hardest intelligence target in the world. Solid intelligence does exist about the regime's nuclear program, as reported in the 2007 Iran National Intelligence Estimate. There is no evidence that Iran has decided...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 116–128.
Published: 01 September 2000
...: Another Humanitarian Crisis? Theodros Dagne An estimated 16 million to 18 million people are in need of emergency assistance in the Horn of Africa region, according to United Nations and United States government...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 38–46.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Theodros Dagne Theodros Dagne is a specialist in African affairs with the Congressional Research Service. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 Humanitarian Crises in Ethiopia and Eritrea Theodros Dagne An estimated 14 million to 16 million people...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... The U.S. National Intelligence Council estimates that by 2015 the United States will import about 25 percent of its oil from the region.1 This projection has generated enthusiastic debate among various policy circles in the United States. During the past decade, West Africa—“the neglected stepchild...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Union’s energy security is rather limited in the short to medium term, regardless of the export option that will eventually materialize. Clarifying these misperceptions is important for understanding the pro- 3. For this highly optimistic estimate of reserves, see Seth Cropsey, U.S. Policy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 38–43.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and ravaged the small educated elite, threatening the very survival of many African nations. But the most tragic event of the 1990s was the Rwandan genocide in 1994, in which an estimated 1 million people died while the international community watched with indifference. Rwanda was the victim...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 14–20.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... The Pentagon’s contingency plans for Iran were supported by intelligence estimates of probable Iranian retaliatory moves and how to counter them. The estimates were made on a worst-case scenario basis but clearly outlined the seriousness of the probable Iranian responses and their likely effect...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 61–77.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the country has ever before produced. For its part, the Taliban have been stockpiling an estimated eight thousand tons of opium, enough to last for an easy two years just in case the Obama administration decides to eradicate the poppy fields. Wiping Afghanistan clean of its poppy slate would yield...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 90–111.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: Illegal Immigration into South Africa Hussein Solomon The number of international migrants worldwide, including refugees, asylum seekers, and clandestine migrants, is estimated at 120 million. In addition, it is believed that a further two million join this fi gure each...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... Following the collapse of central authority in Mogadishu, the capital, rival Somali groups engaged in armed struggle for personal political power and prevented food and medicine from reaching innocent civilians suffering from drought and famine. An estimated five hundred thousand people died from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 59–77.
Published: 01 June 2000
... were hit in Pancevo, Sombor, and Novi Sad.7 The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) estimates war damage to infra- structure at $60 billion, while independent Yugoslav economists estimate damage to infrastructure, economic sites, and noneconomic facilities...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 98–118.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of Cameroonian households lived below the poverty line.5 In 2000, the estimated number of Cameroonians below the poverty line was 48 percent.6 In spite of efforts to combat or alleviate poverty, the rate of Cameroonians living below the poverty line remained steady at 48 percent for the period 2001...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for International Peace, 1953); J. Meade, The Theory of Customs Unions (Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1955). 10. H. G. Johnson, “The Gains from Freer Trade with Europe: An Estimate,” The Manchester School (September 1958): 247 – 55; B. Ballassa, “The Trade Creation and Trade Diversion in the European Common...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 77–94.
Published: 01 September 2009
... to maintain Libya’s standard of liv- ing. It was estimated that Libya’s per capita gross national product (GNP) peaked at just over $12,000 in 1980, a figure it would not approach again 16. Newnham, Deutsche Mark Diplomacy, 29. 17. Richard Rosecrance, “Reward, Punishment, and Interdependence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 95–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and rising steeply. In March 2013 the 4. See International Monetary Fund (IMF), Country Report: Cyprus, no. 13/293, (Washington, DC: IMF, September 2013), 5, 8, www.imf.org/external/pubs/cat/longres.aspx?sk=40950.0. 100  Mediterranean Quarterly: Winter 2014 European Central Bank estimated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 March 2013
... In an estimate published in March 2010, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) contended that the Levant Basin holds recoverable resources of about 1.7 billion barrels of oil, 122 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of natural gas (3.45 trillion cubic meters), and 3.0 billion barrels of natural gas liquids...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 37–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and has continued ever since. Every year, thousands of Africans head overseas looking for better opportu- nities. The numbers were small initially, but they later increased as political, economic, and social conditions in Africa deteriorated. The UN Economic Commission for Africa estimates that twenty...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 56–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
... estimate was also given by Moody’s Investors Service.11 The appear- ance that German taxpayers would somehow be rescuing Russian deposits 9. Valentina Pop, “German Musings: Is Cyprus Too Small for a Bailout?” EU Observer, 30 January 2013, www.EUobserver.com. 10. Scott Rose and Paul Tugwell...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 38–54.
Published: 01 December 2010
... 12.5 percent — ­twice as high as previous estimates. Not long thereafter, the coun- try teetered on the brink of bankruptcy, crushed by high borrowing costs. Although initially remote, the prospect of national default became the only way out of the crisis. What happened? Is it the result...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 21–37.
Published: 01 March 2002
... in neighboring countries.2 Six months later, the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe estimated that 90 percent of Kosovo’s non-Albanian people had been forced to leave their homes.3 Most of those who had not fled the province were hud- dled together in a small number...