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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 6–37.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., but over time they have become distant from democratic processes as they have sought to claim property rights over more and more of the planet, and now of outer space. Consequently, what remains of the global commons is on the verge of extinction. This essay examines whose interests such activities...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 56–67.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the appropriate capacity to assist the United States in its global war on terrorism. 9. Preben Bonnen, Towards a Common European Security and Defense Policy: The Ways and Means of Making This a Reality (Hamburg, DE: Lit Verlag, 2003), 47. 10. James J. Sheehan, The Monopoly of Violence: Why...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2002
... interests of each. There are weighty reasons to be cautious in our hopes, if not our expecta- tions. Our strength will remain the sinew of global stability. Coalition build- ing, yes, but not at any cost or for the least common denominators on key policies or a coalition veto. There will be times...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 1–6.
Published: 01 December 2010
... come together in times of both crisis and opportunity in order to over- come common challenges. Today, the test we face is whether Europe’s organic growth can keep pace with rapid global developments. As our union gets bigger and global challenges become increasingly complex, the stakes are...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (2011) 22 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Russia faced in August 1998. After all, the common denominator for 1998 and 2008 was a global economic slowdown and the sharp decline in the price of the country’s export commodities: oil 18. In 2004 Russia set up the Oil Stabilization Fund to set aside part of the country’s oil revenues...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 June 2012
... deputy to the commander and foreign policy advisor of the United States European Command. Hunt Swanee : Worlds Apart: Bosnian Lessons for Global Security . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . 296 pages. ISBN 978-0-822-34975-4 ( hardcover ). $32.95 . Copyright 2012 by...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 67–93.
Published: 01 September 2015
... expressed in this essay are his own. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 decentralization in Morocco Arab Spring Mohammed VI sustainable development experiential training Human Development in the Arab Spring: Morocco’s Efforts to Shape Its Global Future Yossef Ben...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 16–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Age of Globalism Matthew Nimetz Broad global trends are impacting southeastern Europe dramatically and providing a historic opportunity for favorable political and economic develop- ments. The emergence of a global system of open trade, virtually unrestricted...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 102–128.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Michele L. Crumley Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world, and it is one of the leading exports for eighteen sub-Saharan African countries. Seventy percent of coffee is grown by smallholder farmers. As global trade of coffee has grown, have smallholder coffee farmers benefited from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 80–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... national goals by military conflict. The European Union had a common currency and was negotiating the accession of several former Soviet bloc countries. International trade soared and a global middle class emerged. The Internet joined billions of people for socializing, commerce, and political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 September 2003
... chief of police runs the police force while his deputy is tolerated as a symbol of international good intentions but is given little real authority. Croatian and Muslim police officers wear a common uniform, but they are easily distinguishable by their accoutrements. A resident of Mostar has to be...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
... attitudinally more secular than Turkey, one observes this opposition against the inclusion of its religious and cultural other? This essay locates the answer to this question in the context of a European common identity.building process in which Turkey has historically played the most decisive role. While...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the Atlantic alli- ance. On this issue France will find common ground with the new Eastern European members who prefer a NATO alliance focused on Europe and Rus- sia rather than on a US-led “global alliance.”18 Sarkozy insists, however, that EU-NATO security goals are compatible and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 2–20.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Stelios Stavridis Following the end of the Cold War and the appearance of globalization and new forms of regionalization, new actors have emerged in world politics and changed the traditional practice of diplomacy. New forms of diplomacy range from economic diplomacy to paradiplomacy, cultural...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 39–51.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Stavros B. Thomadakis The scope of the present global financial crisis is comparable to that of the 1930s. Public policies responding to each have been very different, however. The large macroeconomic response of the past three years has averted a new Great Depression, but regulation of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 21–41.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Stelios Stavridis The theory and practice of diplomacy has evolved greatly over the past few decades. Parliamentary diplomacy has become common practice, although there is an academic gap in its study, especially in the case of France. This essay aims to filling that gap: it shows how French...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Vassilis Kaskarelis United by common values and threat perceptions, the United States and the EU are each other's natural allies and most obvious and important political and trade partners. Despite occasional misunderstandings, mainly on tactics, there are very few areas in which European and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 78–89.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Aristotle Tziampiris In his Clash of Civilizations , Samuel Huntington specifically predicts a rapprochement in Greek-Russian relations on account of common civilizational factors. The explanatory validity of this claim can be assessed by examining the extent and nature of the recently improved...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 36–45.
Published: 01 December 2011
... toward a common goal. As the process across the Arab world unfolds, American interests will need to be addressed in ways different from the past. New American wars will not be a promising option. The region’s challenges require a serious and consistent policy toward resolving the core issues of...