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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 102–117.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Robert Looney Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2005 Robert Looney is a professor at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey,California. US Middle East Economic Policy: The Use of Free Trade Areas in the War on Terrorism Robert Looney We will...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 112–121.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Petros Siousiouras The Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Zone: Prospects and Possibilities Petros Siousiouras A free trade zone is a customs area within which the constituent states abol- ish all import-export tariffs and overall trade barriers...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 102–128.
Published: 01 September 2013
... trade and whether they support institutions that support greater free trade. Liberal economic theory emphasizes that producers and consumers change preferences as a result of internationalization of economies, so the response of smallholder farmers should be similar in all coffee-exporting countries...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 67–93.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Human development is examined in the context of free trade, with particular attention paid to rural areas, where most poverty is concentrated. Yossef Ben-Meir is president of the High Atlas Foundation, a Moroccan-US nonprofit organization dedicated to grassroots development in Morocco. The views...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 13–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
... movements emerging from the revolution. Luisa Gandolfo is a lecturer in sociology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 Tunisia revolution religion political Islam politics From Authoritarian to Free State: Balancing Faith and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 52–65.
Published: 01 June 2005
... rough stones are confl ict free. The certifi cation system relies on partici- pants implementing an effective control system to preclude trading in con- fl ict diamonds. 3. The process defi nes confl ict diamonds as rough diamonds used by rebel armies or their allies to fund wars and to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 6–24.
Published: 01 March 2003
... between the Canadians and all our many friends and the Islamic radicals. And believe me, we are not the target because we’re “free and prosperous.” Paul: Trading Freedom for Security 13 The argument made for more government controls here at home and expansionism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 6–37.
Published: 01 September 2016
... serve and the resulting implications. George C. Georgiou is professor of economics at Towson University, Maryland. Copyright 2016 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2016 free trade nation-states colonialism imperialism multinational corporations neomercantilism OPEC global commons...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (2010) 21 (4): 7–18.
Published: 01 December 2010
... markets.3 Our economies, which constituted a single economy during the time of the former Yugoslavia, are compatible and synergetic. By signing the Central European Free Trade Agreement in 2006, the countries of the region have successfully expanded trade in goods and services and improved the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2010
... made by distinguished and well-versed voices. Charlie Ries, former US ambassador to Athens, has argued that the relationship between Europe and the United States would be helped immea- surably if it were underpinned by a “big audacious goal,” such as the negotia- tion of a tariffs and free trade...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2010
... democratic and free-market institutions. Evaluating FYROM's case for membership results in a better understanding of the challenges and concerns related to continued eastward expansion. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Scott N. Siegel is assistant professor in the Department of National Security...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Abidine Ben Ali’s regime, new political parties were established and free and fair multiparty elections were held, a giant step forward in the march toward democracy. The economy continues to be a deep source of discontent, however. Youth blame the government’s inaction for continued unemployment. The...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 6–19.
Published: 01 September 2013
... effort remain problematic, but the end of the Global War on Terror nevertheless presents Washington with a window of opportunity to reorder its relations with the nations and peoples of the Middle East and North Africa and frees up resources for the United States to tackle other emerging strategic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 59–80.
Published: 01 June 2013
... an expedient solution to reassure wealthier European countries that allowing Serbians to “enter” would not open the gates to a large number of problematic visitors. Eventually, Belgrade agreed to restrict the privilege of visa-free travel for residents of Kosovo, formally differentiating Kosovar...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 80–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Western front while it was fought in China, the South Pacific, the Middle East, and elsewhere, killing over 17 million people. Punitive postwar policies against Germany helped create fertile ground for national socialism. US president Woodrow Wilson was an advocate of free trade, self...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
... basic premise of such studies is that free trade is mutually benefi- cial and/or that free trade results in trade creation and possibly even more positive long-term dynamic economic effects. This is not a theoretical prem- ise any well-trained economist could possibly argue with. This is one of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 56–66.
Published: 01 June 2002
... politically safe bound- aries. Thus the many demonstrations against international free-trade agree- ments, beginning with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), are reported, if at all, as contests between protestors and police, with little...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 62–79.
Published: 01 December 2001
... War II regional organizations, that is, the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and the European Union, as reflecting the efforts of states “to facilitate their participation in the world...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 March 2007
... negotiate trade agreements with third parties, offered the best available solution. In fall 1972 it presented a plan for a “global” Mediter- ranean policy. It consisted of establishing a free trade area encompassing all Maghreb and Mashreq countries. The EU would dismantle tariffs on manu­ factured...