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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Mohamed A. El-Khawas Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2007 Mohamed A. El-Khawas is professor of history and political science at the University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC. China and the United States: Different Interests and Priorities...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 19–46.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Ronen Yitzhak Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 Ronen Yitzhak is professor of history at Western Galilee College, Israel. The Question of Arab Solidarity in the 1948 War: Political Interests versus Military Considerations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 66–84.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of Economic and Social Development. Security, Donors’ Interests, and Education Policy Making in Egypt Fatma H. Sayed In this essay I examine how the issue of national security has infl uenced Egypt’s decision-making process in education policy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 7–16.
Published: 01 June 2006
... in the Department of State. US Interests in the Mediterranean C. Edward Dillery As this essay was being written in December 2005, the primary global emphasis of US foreign policy was on the combat with insurgents in Iraq and on the effort to reconstruct...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Gregory Hall; Tiara Grant Increasingly, Central Asia, and specifically the Caspian Sea Basin (CSB), is becoming a crowded place, as government officials and oil interests from European Union countries, the United States, Russia, China, Iran, Turkey, and elsewhere (including increasingly energy...
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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 (2014) 25 (1): 6–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
... a political settlement that adequately safeguards Turkish and Turkish-Cypriot interests. This essay traces Turkish policy in Cyprus since 1974 and explains how the Turkish government led by the Justice and Development Party revised Ankara’s Cyprus policy to advance Turkey’s accession to the European Union...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 124–140.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Petros Vamvakas The geopolitical game of the twenty-first century will be multilateral and multidimensional, placing great emphasis on political and commercial interests such as resources, markets, ecology, and finance than on military interests. This essay argues that the eastern Mediterranean...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 77–94.
Published: 01 March 2014
...John Sitilides The long-standing Cyprus question is deeply influenced and shaped by the complex political and geostrategic environment of the broader Mediterranean region. In addition, Cyprus is key to European and Western power and influence in the greater Middle East and of increasing interest...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 72–87.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Eid H. Mustafa; El-fatih A. Abdelsalam Successive US administrations, including that of George W. Bush, have not recognized Palestinian interests and demands. The Bush administration initially showed a lack of serious intent to intervene in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and had a negative...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 91–110.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to leverage China's involvement to enhance their development. Whether Chinese interest and involvement brings the danger of renewed exploitation without accompanying sustainable development depends on the extent to which African countries are able to take advantage of the opportunities of this growing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 45–56.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Theodore C. Kariotis The issue of Cypriot oil seems to be gathering importance, and interested parties are trying to place themselves in positions of advantage. Large oil companies from the United States, China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Norway, and Russia seem to be interested in investing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 36–45.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Vincent Cannistraro The Arab Spring has affected interests of the Western democracies in the Middle and Near Eastern nations, and the instability will compel changes in American policies for the region. There have been political revisions and in some cases nontraditional modifications in moribund...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (2): 54–69.
Published: 01 June 2018
... trade links between China and the Eurasia-Africa zone. However, the implementation of a Maritime Silk Road via the Mediterranean Sea cannot succeed unless there is a way to bridge the gap between economic interests and the capacity to protect those interests. China MSRI Belt and Road Initiative...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 24–42.
Published: 01 December 2012
... democracy to be in Iran’s best interest. Given the seemingly domino-like effect of the Arab Spring, the ulama of Iran may not have much time before the push for democracy becomes an issue. Jonathan M. Kerman is a graduate of San Jose State University. His research interests center on comparative...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... every member state of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the 1960s. The new impetus in Greek-Soviet relations in the late 1970s, after the restoration of democracy in 1974, did not signify the loosening of Greek loyalty to the West but was a pragmatic pursuit of interests between two asymmetrical...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 6–19.
Published: 01 September 2013
... targets aggressively across the globe for decades to come using these means. However, this practice should be viewed as one of many defense efforts that the United States carries out on a regular basis in order to guard the full range of US interests. Elements of the emerging US counterterrorism effort...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 81–103.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Michael B. Bishku This essay reviews and analyzes Albania’s connections with the Middle East since the era of Enver Hoxha’s rule, when ideology was a strong factor in international relations. Since the end of the Cold War, Albania has been most interested in developing political, economic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 6–32.
Published: 01 June 2014
... for its ambition to strengthen and develop its regional partnerships in order to enhance security and stability there. NATO’s ambitions are likely to be hampered by competing priorities within the alliance, as the as the members are increasingly facing diverging interests and financial austerity as well...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 61–84.
Published: 01 June 2014
... competes against a European Union project, while Washington has shown little interest in the Balkans during the Barack Obama administration. The instruments of this rivalry are not only, or even primarily, armies but rather economic-political forces: control of energy pipelines and production, the use...