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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 70–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
...P. R. Kumaraswamy; Manjari Singh The ability of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to provide basic food to its citizens and inhabitants and thus ensure food security has been hampered by a host of physiological factors and resource constraints. Some of the periodic social upheavals and violence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 5–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
... literature.1 The Arab world’s eight monarchies — Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) —  with the notable exception of the first, a tiny island kingdom off the coast of Saudi Arabia, have evaded the brunt of the upheaval and received relatively...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... cooperation. Jordan water blue peace Dead Sea Syria Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 His Royal Highness Prince Hassan is a senior member of Jordan's Hashemite family. As chairman of the High Level Forum for the Blue Peace Middle East, HRH is deeply involved in developing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 2–20.
Published: 01 December 2016
... practice, in spite of the recent hopes that the so-­called Arab Spring raised initially. Almost six years later, those hopes have not materialized, except perhaps in part in the case of Tunisia.15 Bicameral systems exist or have existed in the parliaments of Algeria, Jordan, Morocco, Mauritania...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 89–109.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., Iraq, Pakistan, and Turkey. They focused on pushing Iraq closer to King Saud rather than granting it additional military aid. When Iraq attempted to directly oppose Egypt by forming the Arab Union with Jordan in early 1958, the United States demurred from supporting Iraq once more, gradually...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 90–113.
Published: 01 June 2010
..., Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey. 6. The additional six states added under the Union for the Mediterranean are Albania, Bosnia- Herzegovina, Croatia, Monaco, and Montenegro. 7. See “EP Delegation to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly: Membership,” www...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 136–141.
Published: 01 June 2007
... over two highly relevant facts: (1) the Palestinian Arab state visualized by the United Nations’ 1947 partition resolution never came into existence because Jordan (then Transjordan) occupied the West Bank area in 1948 and then made it part of the renamed state of Jordan; (2) when the Arab...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 141–145.
Published: 01 June 2007
... partition resolution never came into existence because Jordan (then Transjordan) occupied the West Bank area in 1948 and then made it part of the renamed state of Jordan; (2) when the Arab states that had attacked the newly created state of Israel in 1948 entered armistice agreements in 1949...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 145–148.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Nations’ 1947 partition resolution never came into existence because Jordan (then Transjordan) occupied the West Bank area in 1948 and then made it part of the renamed state of Jordan; (2) when the Arab states that had attacked the newly created state of Israel in 1948 entered armistice agreements...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... units raises ques- tions over the legitimacy of these states as well their rulers. Indeed, some of the new states were created explicitly to serve or further prevailing imperial interests (for example, Jordan and Lebanon). Hence the formation of these new political realities was often accompanied...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 12–24.
Published: 01 September 2003
... society, especially at the municipal level, continues to function. Lacking major oil resources, Baath Syria has always been forced to allow its traditionally vibrant private sector some degree of freedom. Syria’s borders with Lebanon and, to a lesser degree, Jordan have always been porous...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 102–117.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of these is the free-trade agreement signed with Jordan in 2001, followed by agreements with Morocco and Bahrain in 2004.10 Negotiations are currently at one stage or another with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, and Egypt.11 The US strategy in the Middle East is a graduated one: negotiating...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 43–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., and North Africa. The second section addresses the prevailing institutional and struc- tural economic problems accompanied by authoritarianism and the failure to implement good governance and the rule of law, especially in middle-income countries like Egypt, Tunisia, and Jordan. The third section...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
... with each other but with the larger Arab world.2 The Arab Spring spread across North Africa (Egypt, Libya, and Morocco), Arabia (Yemen and Bah- rain), and the Levant (Jordan and Syria) with unanticipated rapidity, ulti- mately toppling governments not only in Tunisia but also in Egypt, Libya...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 34–47.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., Morocco, Jordan, and Pakistan (as well as five Euro- pean countries), and a six-nation survey of Arab countries (Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt) conducted by Zogby International in June 2004.31 Both studies found widespread oppo- sition to US policies...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 152–156.
Published: 01 December 2016
... were drawn, and immigration soared. Instead of two nations, which the United Nations had recommended, the former British Mandate was divided in three. Egypt ruled the city of Gaza and the surrounding area now called the Gaza Strip. The Kingdom of Trans-­Jordan ruled the provinces of Judea...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 68–92.
Published: 01 September 2017
... The political goal of the IS is to establish an Islamic caliphate on the terri- tory of Iraq and the Levant (a historical geographical term for an area roughly comprising Syria, Palestine, Jordan, and Lebanon) or other countries that were ruled by Muslims in the past. The IS wants to plant its flag...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Nicholas A. Veliotes Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2005 Nicholas A. Veliotes, a member of Mediterranean Quarterly 's Editorial Advisory Board, is a former assistant secretary of state for the Near East and South Asia, ambassador to Egypt and Jordan, and chargéd'affaires in Israel...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 52–62.
Published: 01 September 2012
...-­determination and human rights? Even regimes that have experienced limited unrest, such as Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Algeria, are entering a new era, and one unlikely to encourage the spread of democracy. Egypt represents the new reality. In February 2011, its youth, liberals, and leftists at last gave...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 12–17.
Published: 01 June 2007
... was successfully exchanged for peace: with Jordan and with Egypt. In the Palestinian case, what is needed is a national unity gov- ernment able to negotiate a cease-fire and a successive peace deal. Upholding the very values on which our common fight against terrorism is founded is crucial: the defense...