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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to describe and analyze the strategy of great powers, which have the ability to project their power in the region. Moreover, this essay aims to point out the geostrategic causes of interstate competition as well as estimate the future balance of power in the region. The essay begins...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 62–79.
Published: 01 December 2001
... at Tabatabi University in Tehran and chief economist at the Economic Cooperation Organization headquarters. MQ 12.4-05 Afras 10/16/01 1:07 PM Page 62 The Economic Cooperation Organization: Regionalization in a Competitive Context...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 68–80.
Published: 01 December 2008
... have long applied the competitive model of security in their external relations. This is formulated on three main axes: antago- 1. “Parcelized” has almost an identical meaning to “Balkanization,” that is, political fragmentation and the total lack of a security regime as rivalry and enmity among...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 101–118.
Published: 01 June 2001
... or among actors in different countries.”4 The con- cept of complex interdependence is a higher and more mature state of interstate relations. Complex interdependence displays three main charac- teristics. First, it encompasses multiple channels of connection between...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 1–10.
Published: 01 December 2002
... policy objectives have emerged. The rapid advance of information technologies has shortened interstate dis- tances. The mutual dependence among nations and peoples has grown con- siderably. We have been witnessing a globalization of the economy, trade...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., since the collective security system was designed to deter and defeat interstate aggression. Given the fact that collec- tive security required decisive US leadership and that Washington had no long-­term strategy, collective security seemed unattainable. Collective secu- rity necessitated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 52–73.
Published: 01 September 2014
...  Mediterranean Quarterly: Summer 2014 the historical evolution of the region reveals, the culture of interstate violence is well embedded in Europe, perhaps even more than in the Arab world.3 Rather, the difference lies in the liberal democratic governing type of the Euro-­Mediterranean states, which...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2009
... of International Studies, Hanover College, Hanover, Ind. European Colonialism and Territorial Disputes in Africa: The Gulf of Guinea and the Indian Ocean Mi Yung Yoon Most interstate conflicts in Africa have been territorial disputes, where a terri- tory or a part...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 75–88.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of the EU. Armed interstate conflict has the potential of spilling over into EU member states. Ethnic and religious conflict as well as poverty could lead to illegal migration to Europe. During the Cold War, EU member states had stakes in Middle East poli- tics. At the same time they did not have...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 2006
... underwritten by the export of a particular framework of interstate interactions. For the purposes of this essay, this pat- tern of order is referred to as the “European zone of peace” and connotes the patterns of relations of a security community, underwritten by the desecuriti- zation of interstate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 March 2016
... untapped. The reasons are varied, but in the basin’s southern and eastern countries, where renewable potential is high- est, the culprits are poor investment financing, regulatory barriers, a lack of interstate electrical transmission infrastructure, and hydrocarbon subsidies that inhibit renewable...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 23–54.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Stephen Blank The Black Sea and its littoral are once again an arena for interstate and great- power rivalry. The frozen conflicts in Moldova, Georgia, and Nagorno-Kara- bakh connect regional rivalries within and between states with the larger great-power competition. Some of these conflicts...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 89–103.
Published: 01 March 2012
... for the malfunctioning of democratic institutions.1 According to the main- stream view, political development and, especially, democracy prove restrictive for the proliferation of corruption—especially political corruption2—because of the competition they set as a precondition for the acquisition of political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 78–89.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., and routes, which will increase competition and market efficiency.”30 This was interpreted as a thinly veiled expression of 27. “Turkey and Barack Obama: Friends by the Bosporus,” Economist, 11 April 2009. Barack Obama’s speech to the Turkish Parliament on 6 April 2009 is indicative of the broad...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and Athanasios Pallis, “Concession of the Piraeus Container Terminal: Turbulent Times and the Quest for Competitiveness,” Maritime Policy and Management 39, no. 1 (2012): 31. For more on Tympaki, see Huliaras and Petropoulos, 12; ELKE; Huliaras and Petropoulos, 12. 32. ELKE; Sklias et al., 295. 68...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 33–61.
Published: 01 December 2001
... competitive pressures for structural reform, and inherent protectionism might also bring inevitable confrontation with the United States. By exten- sion, it might seem that a strategy based exclusively on economic integration in the Mediterranean would be condemned...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 107–134.
Published: 01 December 2012
... were quasi-­dormant. This means that Soviet Moscow pursued primarily a realpolitik approach, within the ongoing global competition. A distinct state of affairs, however, characterizes the nature, the sources, and the implications of Moscow’s post – Cold War Cyprus policy. Moscow’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
... obtained from Russia the S-­300 antiaircraft missile system, Kornet antitank missiles, and BMP-­1 infantry fighting vehicles. Given the intense competition among arms suppliers for export markets, it is a hardly a surprise that Athens has used its purchasing power to build a closer relationship...