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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2004) 15 (4): 88–99.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Ahmet Içduygu Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 Ahmet Içduygu is professor of international relations at the College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koc University, Istanbul. Demographic Mobility and Turkey: Migration Experiences and Government Responses...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2007) 18 (1): 135–154.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Provisions of the Ottoman/ Turkish Governments Regarding Minorities and Their Properties Anastasia Lekka In this essay I explore the enactment of legislative measures by the Turkish or Ottoman authorities, which sought to regulate minority affairs...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2001) 12 (1): 100–114.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Islamic Governance in Algeria and Sudan: A Fading Quest for a Model? Giampaolo Calchi Novati and Stefano Bellucci Using a political and historical approach, we seek to review in this essay the development of an Islamic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2018) 29 (3): 78–97.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Murat Akser The relationship between Turkish media conglomerates and the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government has shown increased conflict since 2009. The AKP, under the leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has displayed increasing fear of and suspicion toward Turkey's liberal media...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2013) 24 (4): 43–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Nadine Mourad Sika This essay examines the structural economic reform measures undertaken in the Arab world in the past two decades. Developmental projects in the region have attained growth in gross domestic product, higher levels of human capital, and stable governments. These, however, have been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2017) 28 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2017
... in which governance takes place, and it is assessed through the rule of law, accountability, and participation and competition. Result refers to the overall quality of government performance and citizen satisfaction. Content involves the quality of the substance of governance. Using diverse indices...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Richard Weitz Relations between Russia and Turkey continue to deepen. This change from Cold War–era animosity began even before the advent of the new Turkish government led by the Justice and Development Party (AKP) but has accelerated since then. The leaders of both countries meet frequently, and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Shalendra D. Sharma What began as a downturn in the US housing sector in summer 2007 mushroomed into a global financial crisis by September 2008—the most severe since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Initially, Western European governments, including the Russian government, blamed the crisis on...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Ivan Eland War frequently leads to large increases in taxes, regulation, and government spending—both for the military and ostensibly unrelated domestic programs. Conservatives should not ignore that war is the most prominent cause, directly or indirectly, of the massive welfare state that has been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 98–118.
Published: 01 March 2013
... unemployment, devastating levels of corruption, and bad governance. The spoils of diamonds could provide an undeniable avenue to engender sustainable development. However, if history is a guide, the examples of Angola, Sierra Leone, and Democratic Republic of Congo offer instructive lessons of destructive...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2015) 26 (4): 110–131.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Constantine P. Danopoulos This essay explores and assesses the connection between accountability and the quality of democracy in modern Greece along three key dimensions: vertical, horizontal, and social. Vertical involves elected officials and the three branches of government; horizontal deals...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 6–12.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Olusegun Obasanjo This essay by Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, examines the challenges (AIDS, poverty, and governance) and opportunities (receptive investment climate, increasing democratization process, and a new framework for development) that African countries must deal with and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2012) 23 (1): 52–66.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Mohamed El-Khawas Egypt’s revolution has produced odd results. President Hosni Mubarak was replaced in 2011 by the military, which plans to stay in office until 2013. The interim government has been trying to reconcile the differing demands of young revolutionaries and emerging political parties...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 17–35.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Workers Party (PKK) guerrillas ensconced in the Kandil Mountains of northern Iraq. The essay concludes that the landslide victory of the AKP allows the government to once again focus its efforts on gaining admittance to the EU and the necessary reforms to achieve that status. The fact that DTP candidates...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 19–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Geoffrey Wright The attempt of the Georgian government to reform and restructure its military forces in the past ten years demonstrates the difficulty of conducting Western-style defense reform in postconflict states, which have not seen a formal end to armed conflict. Western-style reforms were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 June 2009
... collapsed when the government of Egypt con- vened another meeting of the Somali groups in Cairo in 1997. Subsequently, the Cairo initiative failed when yet another peace conference was convened, by Somali factions in Bosaso, Somalia, in 1998. In February 2000, the Inter- Governmental Authority on...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2010) 21 (2): 12–17.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Council (EAPC), a group formed in 1997 and which now numbers fifty “partner” governments. EAPC is the successor to the North Atlantic Cooperation Council. (The NACC was created as an adjunct to NATO six years earlier in the first flush of post–Cold War Europe.) Among EAPC partners are not only eleven far...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 11–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
...John P. Anton The problem of war reparations for the destruction the German armies inflicted on Greece during World War II has come up again, with justified urgency. Aside from the economic crisis Greece faces today, the German government insists on refusing to meet its obligations. This essay...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “Islam-friendly” government in the context of an electoral democracy dominated by suspicion, conflict, and open confrontation between the sides. This essay examines the critical impact of the victory of the “yes” votes in the historic referendum of 12 September 2010 and the Ergenekon incident as...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Sait Çetinoğlu In this essay policies against non-Muslim minorities implemented during World War II by the Turkish government are analyzed: specifically, the mobilization of minority young men aged eighteen to forty-five years into work battalions from May 1941 to September 1942, as a repetition of...