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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 77-94.
Published: 01 June 2012
... economy of the crisis to address the rise of the local Islamist movement with the use of security dilemma theory. Ioannis Mantzikos is a doctoral candidate at King’s College, London. Copyright 2012 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2012 The International Community’s Role in the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 30-41.
Published: 01 June 2012
.../11 Organizational Structure and Strategy  31 Al Qaeda’s Post – 9/11 Organizational Structure and Strategy: The Role of Islamist Regional Affiliates Anthony N. Celso After the Taliban’s overthrow, homegrown terrorism has become...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 121-141.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Anthony N. Celso Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2006 Anthony N. Celso is assistant professor of government at Valley Forge College in Pennsylvania. Spain’s Dual Security Dilemma: Strategic Challenges of Basque and Islamist Terror during the Aznar and Zapatero...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 52-76.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Ihsan Yilmaz Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) governments have managed to remove Kemalism only to replace it with an Islamist nation-building and social-engineering project that is as, if not more, authoritarian, conservative, and regressive than the Kemalist one. The Turkish education...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 52-62.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Richard T. Sale Islam is on the march in the Middle East. For the past few years, in every Mideast election, the Islamic parties have won: in the Gaza Strip in 2006 and in Iraq and Tunisia in 2010. In 2011, they won again in Turkey and Morocco, and in Egypt the Islamist parties confirmed an...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 87-111.
Published: 01 December 2007
... vis.à.vis Europe, as seen in the massive electoral support given to the Islamist but pro.EU Justice and Development Party (AKP), there is a growing culturally rooted opposition against the idea of Turkish membership in Europe. Why is it that in Europe, which is generally considered behaviorally and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 112-130.
Published: 01 December 2007
... historical factors that have helped form the modern Darfur states, focusing particularly on the rise of the Islamist movement in Khartoum. It asserts that understanding these factors is necessary to devise an effective international response to the current crisis in the Darfur region. Mediterranean Affairs...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 11-25.
Published: 01 June 2009
... model in their prosecution of Basque and Islamist militants. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2009 Anthony N. Celso is associate professor of government and history at Valley Forge Military College, Wayne, Pa. Spanish Post-3/11 Antiterror Policy: Zapatero’s Tyranny of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 47-60.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Islamic or the national interest agenda prevailed. Moreover, the essay emphasizes the extent to which the internal power struggle between Sudan's most powerful men, Omar al-Bashir and Hassan al-Turabi, determined the country's foreign policy rationale. Since 1996, Turabi's international Islamist goals...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 94-116.
Published: 01 September 2015
... supported the regime of Bashar al-Assad and the latter backed the military coup in Egypt. Turkey needed the support of its North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies against these two rival blocs. However, Erdogan's populist discourse and tendency toward Islamist authoritarianism further deteriorated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 13-36.
Published: 01 December 2015
... unrest must be located within an understanding of the dynamic between the Islamists and the state under President Habib Bourguiba and, later, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. The essay revisits the terms revolutionary and revolution within the Tunisian context and reflects on the application of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 82-98.
Published: 01 March 2017
... conquest of Aleppo, the Islamist defeat in today's war is far from certain, although the current jihadist insurgency has stalled. Anthony N. Celso is professor in the Department of Security Studies at Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas. Copyright 2017 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2017...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 55-77.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Islamist, and conservative backlash. This essay argues that the Gezi Park protests revealed both the fragility of the AKP's hegemony and the limits of the dominant political group habitus, which were promoted by the party to consolidate political polarization in favor of the party's hegemony. Moreover, it...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 19-31.
Published: 01 December 2018
... cauldron of chaos and human suffering. Rival, mostly Islamist militias vie for power in a multisided civil war. There is a vast flow of desperate refugees trying to get across the Mediterranean to Europe, many of whom perish in the attempt. Libya is a case study in how good intentions are not enough in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 86-101.
Published: 01 September 2005
... economic and demographic trends in Spanish society that may portend even greater Islamist leverage. In this essay I explore the interconnections between external forces (Arab migrants and Moroccan criminal gangs) and internal factors (Span- ish multi culturalism and limited antiterror resources) and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 80-96.
Published: 01 March 2008
... key role in the Islamist insurgency. Composed mainly of Algerian “Afghans,” the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) committed unspeakable atrocities in the 1990s.1 Moroc- can and Algerian émigré communities in Europe, moreover, have played important roles in financing for al Qaeda and a variety of North...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 76-100.
Published: 01 March 2010
... composed mainly of Zaman and Yeni Safak and is called Islamist even though they also host liberal columnists. Ergenekon before the Ergenekon Investigation There is no exact answer to the question as to what the first activity of Ergenekon was or when it started. The term Ergenekon was...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 5-26.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Muslims without being a direct threat to the West. This essay argues that one reason for the AKP’s success is its discursive strategy, which differs from those of the previous incarnations of the party. The adoption of a broad strategy has led to voters’ support for an Islamist-­led government...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 12-23.
Published: 01 September 2004
... German superpower that would dom- inate the world. Mussolini dreamed of recreating the Roman Empire. The communists spoke of attainment of the goal of a worldwide communist soci- ety. And the Islamists speak of a return to the caliphate of the eighth century that would ultimately dominate the world...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 66-84.
Published: 01 June 2005
..., and how national security is interpreted differently by domestic actors, the state, and foreign donors. I also examine the impact of Islamist fundamentalism on education policies throughout the past decade, as well as how territorial integrity and the Arab- Israeli confl ict have infl uenced the...