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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 20–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
... is that any future analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict must give greater weight to issues of faith and to the idea that land is not simply a commodity but something to which there is a strong, historical, almost spiritual connection. The essay makes the case that recent events in the Middle East make...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 22–53.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the fears and criticisms expressed at the time and the complex of events and processes that followed, the decisions affecting Cyprus, Turkey, and Greece at the Helsinki Council reflected a degree of “Europeanization” of a conflict situation. It is also argued that the contents of the Annan Plan for Cyprus’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Philip Giurlando The adoption of the euro was a significant event for Italy. There were expectations that the currency would transform the country's political economy, but this did not transpire. This, coupled with the belief that the euro “doubled” prices across the country, led to a widespread...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 13–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Luisa Gandolfo Discourses on the Arab revolutions have, to date, focused on regime change and its implications for future democratization in the region. This essay explores the impetus behind the religiopolitical tensions in Tunisia and posits that to grasp the events unfolding since 2010...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 30–54.
Published: 01 March 2016
... through the perspective of Greece's half-century-long relationship with the European Union and against a backdrop of personal observations and comment, relevant public sentiments, and critical events defining each period discussed. George Bistis is an award-winning journalist and political analyst...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Sotiris Rizas During the 1960s Italy and Greece were undergoing rapid economic and social changes that were significant in both their economic and political ramifications. US policy was able to influence the course of events either bilaterally or multilaterally in the context of the Bretton Woods...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2008
... not lead to national reconciliation. Meanwhile, Bush has given Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki governmental benchmarks to meet, has sent more troops to drive insurgents out of Baghdad, and has armed Sunni tribes to fight al Qaeda. After reviewing key events, the essay assesses the prospects for the future...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 71–82.
Published: 01 December 2009
... at the mercy of events seems risky for Serbia over the longer term. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2009 Melissa McConnell is a novelist who has written for various publications, including the Guardian in London. She lives in Washington, DC, and has a long-time interest in relations between the United...
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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 (2011) 22 (4): 20–35.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of global culture. Also assessed are America’s careful and selective search for relevancy in this veritable revolution sweeping across the Middle East, the impact of fast-moving events on the US-Israel relationship, and the long-term significance of the Arab Spring for future American policy in the region...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 81–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
... in Havana. This essay traces the origins of this event and places it in the context of communist Cuba’s history and its relations with religious institutions. Justine Williams is a doctoral student in sociocultural anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her work is based...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 64–76.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in Afghanistan. The policy of increased militarization crystallized publically in response to domestic campaign pressure rather than because of events on the ground in South Asia. Walter W. Hill is professor at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2005
... unsuspecting times, Greece was granted the privilege to organize the games of the twenty-eighth Olympiad in summer 2004. The Greek nation was elated at the opportunity to host an event that originated on its soil and that signifi es noble competition and peace among nations. But in our fast-moving...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 25–37.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 Terrorism in the United States: Revisiting the Hart-Rudman Commission William W. Ellis The terrorist threat to the United States was recognized before the horrible events of 11 September 2001...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 June 2004
... of the former communist countries, 2. the tragic events of 11 September and the geopolitical uncertainty they produced, and 3. the need to recognize emerging states and address the survival of a large part of the planet’s population. Within this complex reality of globalization, we are faced...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 128–131.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Muravchik views his subject from a historical point of view, traces how the course of events affected Israel’s narrative, and starts, logically, by examining why Israel was so popular to begin with. Israel’s existence began only three years after the conclu- sion of World War II. A significant...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 135–137.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of both the war and the Russian revolution. Many of these refugees had found sanctuary in Allied-­occupied Constantinople, where Nansen’s orga- nization had an office. When the Greek refugee crisis became critical with the events at Smyrna in 1922, Nansen used his position at the league, both...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 137–140.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of both the war and the Russian revolution. Many of these refugees had found sanctuary in Allied-­occupied Constantinople, where Nansen’s orga- nization had an office. When the Greek refugee crisis became critical with the events at Smyrna in 1922, Nansen used his position at the league, both...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 141–144.
Published: 01 December 2012
... found sanctuary in Allied-­occupied Constantinople, where Nansen’s orga- nization had an office. When the Greek refugee crisis became critical with the events at Smyrna in 1922, Nansen used his position at the league, both as a high commissioner and also as one of Norway’s delegates to the league...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Quarterly includes an interesting and diverse collection of essays that provide important ideas and perspectives, both in a historical context and with direct reference to current events. In “Italy’s Amnesia over War Guilt: The ‘Evil Germans’ Alibi,” Filippo Focardi offers an important viewpoint...