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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... powers. Sotiris Rizas is director of research, Research Center for the Study of Modern Greek History, Academy of Athens. Copyright 2013 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2013 Domestic and External Factors in Greece’s Relations with the Soviet Union...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Kostas Rontos; Luca Salvati; Petros Sioussiouras; Ioannis Vavouras The authors propose a classification of the perceived corruption levels of Mediterranean countries according to key political, economic, and social factors. While relevant empirical research has shown the extent of corruption...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
.../managing editor of Mediterranean Quarterly . The Milosevic and Islamization Factors: Writing Contemporary History in the Balkans Robert J. Pranger Looking back on Yugoslavia’s breakup and the subsequent warfare involving Bosnian Muslims, Croats...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2012
... examines the three factors that shape and affect Russia’s maritime power in the Black Sea: quantitative factors such as the number and capability of maritime platforms as well as access to maritime infrastructure; qualitative factors such as the morale of maritime personnel; and the strategic context...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 112–130.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., and historical factors that have helped form the modern Darfur states, focusing particularly on the rise of the Islamist movement in Khartoum. It asserts that understanding these factors is necessary to devise an effective international response to the current crisis in the Darfur region. Mediterranean Affairs...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 40–59.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and sustaining coordination while adjusting for economic change. In particular, it seeks to explore ways in which subnational factors promote the ability of socioeconomic actors to develop public-private institutions. By focusing on a particular autonomous region of Spain, the Basque Country, this article...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 53–63.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Organization and the United States, Greece, and Israel could contribute to security arrangements on the island. Furthermore, the politics of natural gas is noted as a factor that could ensure security in the Mediterranean region overall as well as serve as a factor in the negotiations for a solution...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 98–114.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., or a combination of these. Utilizing survey data, this essay attempts to identify the key factors explaining the entrepreneurial initiatives of immigrants in Greece. It reviews the literature of immigrant entrepreneurship and gives an overview of immigration and the profile of immigrants in the country. The essay...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 81–103.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Michael B. Bishku This essay reviews and analyzes Albania’s connections with the Middle East since the era of Enver Hoxha’s rule, when ideology was a strong factor in international relations. Since the end of the Cold War, Albania has been most interested in developing political, economic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 6–32.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Erik Reichborn-Kjennerud This essay analyzes how the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is likely to address the new security environment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It investigates how factors internal and external to the alliance shape the possibilities and limits...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 105–130.
Published: 01 June 2014
... that has deprived the country of a viable and sound economic foundation. This essay seeks to fill the void by concentrating of the cultural roots of corruption and the sources and factors that generate, nurture, and maintain high levels of corruption in the Greek setting. Borrowing from anthropological...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ross Wilson Moves to resume the United Nations-led Cyprus peace talks in 2014 have given hope of an end to the island’s long-lived division. Factors that shape the prospects for progress now include the February 2013 election of a new, prosettlement Cypriot government and the discovery of offshore...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 March 2015
... parts: a critical introduction that assesses the role of WANA within the spectrum of Chinese hierarchical vision of the international system, a detailed assessment of the factors that are transforming WANA into one of the most crucial sectors of Beijing’s foreign policy, and a detailed overview...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 63–79.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Aristotle Tziampiris This essay presents the major factors that make up the framework in which Greek foreign policy operates and explores whether they have any connections to past centuries, especially to Antiquity. They include Greece’s consequential geographical location between East and West...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... This essay investigates how Turkey’s relations with China have been evolving in recent years within the context of a changing Middle East and how these relations, at both the bilateral and the regional levels, will be an important factor shaping the dynamics of a transforming region. Altay Atlı...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 110–131.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., and attitudinal factors contributes to this weakness. Accountability problems undermine the quality of democracy. The essay expresses hope that reforms initiated under pressure from the European Union eventually would strengthen accountability and Greece's quality of democracy. Constantine P. Danopoulos...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., yet their microfoundations and the impact on citizens remain largely unexplored. Tracing the ways in which state, economic, and individual factors interact in two drastically different URPs in Istanbul, this resident-centered approach highlights two contradictory patterns: (1) citizens' increasing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2017
... consideration that militated against a strict application of a deflationary policy. The development of transatlantic relations with Charles de Gaulle's France posed a problem from an Allied perspective and was a factor that also militated against the strict application of a policy of monetary stability...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., the issue now is less institutional than cultural. By problematizing European cultural minimalism as the main informant of anti.Turkish opposition, this essay turns the issue of Turkish membership upside down. While in Turkey religiosity does not appear to be a decisive factor in shaping perceptions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 77–94.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Yet they have claimed one clear success: Libya's decision to renounce WMD in late 2003. The Bush administration believed that this decision was based largely on fears of US military action. This essay, in contrast, argues that other factors were crucial, notably the impact of years of economic...