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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 48-72.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Robert Olson 2006 Robert Olson is professor of Middle East politics at the University of Kentucky. Turkey’s Policies Toward Kurdistan-Iraq and Iraq: Nationalism, Capitalism, and State Formation Robert Olson In this essay I analyze Turkey’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 13-45.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Robert Olson Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2006 Robert Olson is professor of Middle East Politics at the University of Kentucky. Relations among Turkey, Iraq, Kurdistan-Iraq, the Wider Middle East, and Iran Robert Olson In this essay, I...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 83-102.
Published: 01 June 2004
... executive coeditor of Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization . Iraq in the Context of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy Nikolai Zlobin The relationship between Moscow and Baghdad, like Russia’s foreign-policy relationships throughout the Persian Gulf...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 17-35.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Robert Olson This essay argues that from the first of January 2007 to Turkey.s general elections on 22 July the ruling Justice and Development Party.s (AKP) major focus was on the .Iraq project. rather than the established .EU project.. The Iraq project refers to the challenge of Kurdish...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 1-13.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., are its roles as a regional hegemon and as a participant in the political development of neighboring Iraq. Iran's policies in Iraq sometimes appear to be directly in conflict with US initiatives. In spite of considerable angry rhetoric, however, any actual evidence for Iranian hostile interaction in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 55-67.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Robert J. Pranger Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 Robert J. Pranger is a private consultant with extensive experience in national security affairs. He was formerly associate/managing editor of Mediterranean Quarterly . American Foreign Policy after Iraq...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 22-31.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Ted Galen Carpenter The United States seems committed to withdrawing its forces from Iraq by the end of 2011. Experts worry that the relative calm since mid-2007 might not last once US troops depart. Indeed, there are serious questions about whether Iraq can be a viable state in the long run. If...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 95-108.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jason E. Strakes Iranian influence and interference in the internal affairs of Iraq have become central US policy concerns since the election of a Shiite-majority political elite in 2005. Yet observers have rarely addressed the strategic pursuit of support from both the US and Iranian governments...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 145-148.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Robert Olson Brendan O'Leary, John McGarry, and Khaled Salih, eds., The Future of Kurdistan in Iraq , University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. 307 pages. ISBN 0-8122-3870-2. $45.00. 2005 Robert Olson is professor of Middle East politics and history at the University of Kentucky...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 12-25.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Robert J. Pranger Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2006 Robert J. Pranger is a private consultant with extensive experience in national security affairs. He was formerly associate/managing editor of Mediterranean Quarterly . Plain Talk about Iraq...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 104-108.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Robert J. Pranger Robert Olson: The Goat and the Butcher: Nationalism and State Formation in Kurdistan-Iraq since the Iraqi War . Costa Mesa, Calif.: Mazda Publishers, 2005. 278 pages. ISBN 1-56859-186-1. $35.00. Reviewed by Robert J. Pranger. Robert J. Pranger is a private consultant with...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 21-30.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Mediterranean Quarterly . Iraq and Vietnam: Some Unsettling Parallels Ted Galen Carpenter For the generations that experienced the Vietnam War, the current conflict in Iraq frequently brings about a sense of déja vu. True, there are some signifi- cant differences between...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 89-109.
Published: 01 December 2015
... conservative states, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, played prominent roles in the implementation of the Eisenhower Doctrine, yet while US policymakers were eager to mold King Saud bin Abdulaziz al-Saud into a regional leader, they were decidedly ambivalent toward the ambitions of the Hashemite regime in Iraq and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 42-62.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Mohamed A. El-Khawas The essay examines Bush's strategies to democratize Iraq. Failure to draft a plan for Iraq's stabilization led to costly mistakes that drove many Sunnis to join insurgent groups, fueling sectarian strife. Holding multiparty elections was a major accomplishment, but it did not...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 13-26.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Edward Peck Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2001 Edward Peck, a retired U.S. ambassador, served as chief of mission in Baghdad from 1977 to 1980. MQ 12.4-02 Peck 10/16/01 1:05 PM Page 13 Doing It All Wrong in the Middle East: Iraq...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 1-8.
Published: 01 June 2002
... through 1990. Iraq, Terrorism, and the New Pax Americana Vincent M. Cannistraro The Bush administration has garnered deserved credit for its management of the war against the Taliban and al Qaeda in Afghanistan and the fostering of an international coalition against...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 12-24.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Patrick Theros Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2003 Patrick Theros served as U.S. ambassador to Qatar and currently is president of the U.S.-Qatar Business Council. Ruining the Neighborhood: War with Iraq and the Neighbors Patrick Theros...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 25-33.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Robert J. Pranger Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2003 Robert J. Pranger is an international management consultant based in Washington, D.C., and former associate and managing editor of Mediterranean Quarterly . The Iraq Problem Will Remain with Us Robert J...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 56-67.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Environment: Preemptive War and International Terrorism after Iraq Vincent M. Cannistraro The terrorist assault against the United States by Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda organization in September 2001 provided the propulsive force for a series of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 21-41.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Anthony N. Celso This essay studies the rise, decline, and rebirth of al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) and its transformation into the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). It first examines AQI’s distinctive vision and its defiance of al Qaeda central. Abu Musab al-Zarqawi’s anti-Shiite jihadist...