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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 70–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... © 2018 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018 FAO agriculture water food imports self-sufficiency Jordan’s Food Security Challenges P. R. Kumaraswamy and Manjari Singh Food security emerged as a major concept in development studies in the 1970s, when several developing countries faced...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... change, water shortages, and resulting migrations of people could result in an acute problem of food scarcity across the region. As outbreaks of the Arab Spring showed, a shortfall of food and a rise in the prices of staple items can have a devastating impact on the stability of the entire region. The...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 95–121.
Published: 01 September 2009
...J. Ndumbe Anyu; Samuel Moki The authors contend that the pervasiveness of piracy on the African coasts is threatening global security. Within Somalia, it is causing a disruption of food supplies, fostering internal conflict, and increasing the prices of basic commodities. Globally, it is...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 26–46.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Michael B. Bishku The South Caucasus republics have given great importance to their respective ties with their Middle Eastern neighbors. In general, they have attempted to expand trade with those countries and to avoid involvement in regional disputes. Relations with Turkey and Iran have held the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 98–114.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Konstantinos S. Skandalis Entrepreneurship represents a very important element in the sustainable development of a country’s economy and becomes more complex when viewed from the angle of migration, which affects nearly all countries whether they are a place of origin, transit, destination, or a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 77–94.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Randall Newnham The question of how to deal with so-called rogue states, especially those trying to obtain weapons of mass destruction (WMD), is currently of central importance to the world. Advocates of military action, who predominated immediately after 9/11, have lost credibility in recent years...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2013) 24 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., multilateralism, and outreach based on political values, culture, and history. While the formation and implementation of the Greek foreign policy has remained in the hands of state officials and agencies, nonstate actors have had an important contributing role. The extent of Greek Black Sea policy's success and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2012) 23 (4): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Deborah Sanders As a powerful littoral state with important security interests in the Black Sea, Russia has the ability to use the maritime domain to advance and protect its interests, which will affect regional and international security. Using the currently available literature, this essay...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2000) 11 (3): 116–128.
Published: 01 September 2000
... most affected area in Ethiopia is the Somali region, where scores of people have fled their homes in search of food and water at feeding centers in Gode and other surrounding towns. Ethiopian and nongovernmental organization officials have criticized the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2016) 27 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., is obvious under these circumstances. MENA countries already depend to a very large extent on food imports in order to meet domestic consumption; increased water stress is likely to make this equation even worse and further expose MENA countries to volatility in world food prices.17 This...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2006) 17 (3): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2006
... that c­ome by eating a vari- ety of foods. This potential — that higher CO2 in the atmosphere c­an inc­rease the hunger of those already hungry — is very explosive, espec­ially those eating ric­e, the most important c­rop in the world. We c­an expec­t that the global environment, loaded...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2004) 15 (2): 38–46.
Published: 01 June 2004
... million are at risk, according to World Food Program (WFP) officials. The primary cause of the current humanitarian crisis is drought due to poor rains over the past several years. In Eritrea, according to WFP, “rainfall has been poor since October 2001, with the almost total failure of the March...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2003) 14 (1): 85–91.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... This is not to diminish the importance of the issues addressed in the Danforth report, but ending the terrible scourge of govern- ment-sponsored slavery, securing unconstrained and ongoing humanitarian access, halting barbarous assaults on civilians, and even sustaining a cease- fire in the Nuba...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2017) 28 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... discusses the factors contributing to individual sur- vival and local reactions. Most important, Feferman continuously highlights the impor- tance of individual agency in executing and circumventing the Holocaust. Feferman’s work covers the entire Nazi occupation, from fall 1941 to spring 1944 in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2007) 18 (2): 18–36.
Published: 01 June 2007
... tyranny and hate. We have to undermine their efforts to portray the West 20 Mediterranean Quarterly: Spring 2007 as somehow in conflict with Islam, because that simply isn’t true. Islam is a part of the West and an important part of America. As a government official, I represent an estimated 7...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 72–94.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., in its military expenditures, in the foodimport-­based welfare of its citizens, and in ensuring political stability. And the lion’s share of oil revenue is provided by a single cluster of three offshore oil fields: Azeri, Chirag, and Guneshli, discovered before independence by Soviet...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2016) 27 (3): 135–137.
Published: 01 September 2016
... that fact. In his book, Cline also adds an important corrective to the traditional narra- tive by pointing to the many forces at work that contributed to the decline and eventual fall of the civilizations touched by the Sea Peoples. Cline shows that the empires of the period where remarkably...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2016) 27 (2): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2016
... depressing effect on the critically important tourist economy in Greece.9 It is hard to sympathize with vacationers disturbed by people fleeing for their lives. On the other hand, tourism accounts for almost 20 percent of Greece’s gross domestic product, so the impact on the cash-­strapped Greek...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2016) 27 (1): 22–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
... across the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany recently came online as a new conduit of energy supplies, while the Mediterranean is crisscrossed with pipelines that bring energy to Spain and Italy (through Sic- ily, in the latter case). The maritime domain is also an important source of food for...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2017) 28 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the Black Sea just across from Turkey, one of the most important states in the Middle East. It also shares a long border with Rus- sia, a country that has dominated Ukraine’s internal politics for hundreds of years. Most academics, policymakers, and journalists interested in Ukraine have...