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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Addressing the Security Issue in the Middle East: The Importance of Interrelationship and Inclusion Dora Bakoyannis Let us dive into history momentarily and be reminded of a simple truth: Per- sian, Arab, and Hebrew civilizations have reached great...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 49–68.
Published: 01 December 2015
...A. Murat Agdemir There have been important changes in the politics of the eastern Mediterranean since the discovery of energy resources and the disintegration of Turkish-Israeli relations. Israel upgraded its relationship with Greece and Cyprus after its ties with Turkey deteriorated. Since shortly...
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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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (2013) 24 (3): 20–34.
Published: 01 September 2013
... these issues increasingly important. James Rodgers is a lecturer in journalism at City University London, and a former BBC correspondent in Moscow, Brussels, and Gaza. He is the author of Reporting Conflict and No Road Home: Fighting for Land and Faith in Gaza . Copyright 2013 by Mediterranean...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 82–91.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Both of these crises had to do with regional issues of vital importance for both the United States and Turkey. The Arab Spring that began in late 2010, however, created a new dynamic that rendered cooperation between the two countries critical. Kadir Ustun is research director at the SETA...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 61–84.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Stephen Blank; Younkyoo Kim Many see the western Balkans as the back yard of Europe. As the promise and reality of regional economic integration has weakened, however, Russia has returned to the area to play its historically important regional role. In the Balkans, a Russian or Russifying project...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 105–130.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Constantine P. Danopoulos Despite periods of growth, modern Greece is no stranger to severe and prolonged economic crises. Analyses of Greece’s current economic crisis have stayed clear of the seminal importance of culture as a key variable responsible for widespread and persistent corruption...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 54–64.
Published: 01 March 2014
... zone can transform the island into a regional energy hub and an important pillar for Europe’s energy security and diversification. At the same time, these discoveries can create an additional impetus to end the long division of the island. Ambassador Andreas D. Mavroyiannis is the permanent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 124–140.
Published: 01 December 2014
... as an area of geostrategic importance will continue to be vital to global geopolitics and that consigning it to the back burner is shortsighted. The three continents that meet at this crossroads account for almost 90 percent of the global population as well as over 60 percent of global gross domestic product...
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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 (2016) 27 (4): 81–99.
Published: 01 December 2016
... ability to deal with countries outside the EU using existing interparliamentary meetings. This evolution of the EP has occurred while other important and related developments were taking place: the emergence of a global terrorist threat and the so-called Arab Spring, which has spanned most Arab countries...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 82–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that has weakened the insurgency. Finally, it assesses the role that Russian, Iranian, and Hezbollah intervention has had in bolstering the regime of Bashar al-Assad. Syria's jihadist revolt has limited but important parallels to the failed 1982 Muslim Brotherhood insurrection. Even with the regime's...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 13–32.
Published: 01 March 2008
... to the political leadership. Most important is a policy environment open to varied perspectives rather than driven by narrow dogma. Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 William H. Lewis is a former State Department Foreign Service officer and retired professor of international affairs, George...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 91–110.
Published: 01 December 2008
... these have on Africa's development are examined. The authors argue that there are two very important perspectives—exploitation and opportunity—on China's role in Africa's development. The authors also argue that African countries must implement meaningful structural and policy changes that could enable them...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... in ascension, not only works with Russia to counter US influence in the area but also seeks to develop and import more of the region's energy resources to fuel its economic expansion. Both China and Russia aim to curb rising Islamic influence in the region. This essay examines the interests and policies...
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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...