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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 114–117.
Published: 01 March 2011
...C. Edward Dillery Metin Heper: The State and Kurds in Turkey: The Question of Assimilation . Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 249 pages. ISBN-13 978-0-333-64628-1, ISBN-10 0-333-64628-2. $84.95 (hbk). Copyright 2011 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2011...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2017) 28 (1): 99–116.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Spyridon Plakoudas By June 2016, the Kurds of Syria (just 12 percent of the country's total population) controlled almost all of the 822-kilometer Turkish-Syrian border and advanced against Manbij and Raqqa — the Islamic State's resupply center and capital, respectively. How did the Syrian Kurds...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 17–35.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Iraq Project and Back Again? Kurds and Turks after the 22 July 2007 Elections Robert Olson I argue in this essay that the Kurdish question was the dominant political issue in Turkey’s politics from January 2007 to the parliamentary...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 138–141.
Published: 01 June 2009
...C. Edward Dillery Reviews  139 Reviews Metin Heper: The State and Kurds in Turkey: The Question of Assimila- tion...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2009) 20 (4): 22–31.
Published: 01 December 2009
... speak privately, that cover story often disappears. With the Kurdish population, there is seldom even the pretense of an allegiance to Iraq. Media interviews and opinion surveys show overwhelming majorities in favor of full-fledged independence.3 Although the Kurds have not proclaimed an...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2018) 29 (2): 27–53.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Kurds © 2018 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018 ...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2005) 16 (4): 77–89.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., “Are the Kurds an Obstacle to Turkey’s Accession to the European Union?” Paper presented at the EU Seminar, fall 2003, at www.meditagenda.com/ Journal/Are%20the%20Kurds%20an%20Obstacle%20to%. 2. In June 1993, the Copenhagen European Council recognized the right of the countries of Cen- tral and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2008) 19 (2): 99–121.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Several conspiracy theories were offered to explain the PKK’s intentions. Some anti-PKK Kurds accused the PKK of cooperating with so-called deep-state elements in Turkey’s security bureaucracy.3 (“Deep state” is a term used to describe a group of Turkish security elements that oppose Turkish...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Metin Heper: The State and Kurds in Turkey: The Question of Assimilation. Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 249 p a g e s . I S B N - 1­ 3 9 7 8 - 0­ - 3­ 3 3 - 6­ 4 6 2 8 - 1­ , I S B N - 1­ 0 0 - 3­ 3 3 - 6­ 4 6 2 8 - 2­ . $ 8 4 . 9 5 (hbk). Reviewed by C...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 141–144.
Published: 01 June 2009
... Reviews Metin Heper: The State and Kurds in Turkey: The Question of Assimila- tion. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 249 pages. ISBN 13:978-0- 333-64628-1 (hbk). $84.95. Reviewed by C. Edward Dillery. Metin Heper is professor of politics and dean of the Faculty of Economics, Administra- tive...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2006) 17 (1): 48–72.
Published: 01 March 2006
... elections in the eighteen provinces (muhafaza) of Iraq and for the Kurdish parliament in the three provinces under the control of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) as well as a referendum among the Kurds in the Kurdish-controlled region on whether the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2006) 17 (3): 101–104.
Published: 01 September 2006
... emergent bourgeois class that is always looking for a market, preferably a national market,” an apt description, he says, of Kurdish nationalism in northern Iraq today, or “Kurdistan- Iraq” in this study. The dynamics of Kurdish politics in occupied Iraq come primarily from three actors, the Kurds...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2006) 17 (3): 104–108.
Published: 01 September 2006
... occupied Iraq come primarily from three actors, the Kurds, Turkey, and the United States, with the Kurds themselves divided, not very rigidly it appears, between those involved in nationalistic aspiration (goats) and those looking at national autonomy/independence from an economic per- spective...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2006) 17 (3): 108–110.
Published: 01 September 2006
... emergent bourgeois class that is always looking for a market, preferably a national market,” an apt description, he says, of Kurdish nationalism in northern Iraq today, or “Kurdistan- Iraq” in this study. The dynamics of Kurdish politics in occupied Iraq come primarily from three actors, the Kurds...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and Turkey find themselves looking at quite different short-term solutions to the volatility of the region and are increasingly at loggerheads over policy visvis Kurd-dominated northern Iraq. Both the United States and Turkey regard the PKK as an international terrorist group and agree...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the use or the threat to use of military force outside national borders with no visible limitations, even when it is well established that the problems of Turkey lie within its own borders and with its own Kurd- ish minority. The Kurdistan Workers’ Party fighters reportedly have a pres- ence in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2005) 16 (4): 140–142.
Published: 01 December 2005
... especially, O’Leary, since he wrote or co-authored four of the main chapters dealing with plurifed- eration. The title implies that, at least for the time being, the contributors think that a “unifi ed” Iraq would best serve the interests of the peoples of Iraq, especially the Kurds, and implicitly the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2005) 16 (4): 142–145.
Published: 01 December 2005
... especially, O’Leary, since he wrote or co-authored four of the main chapters dealing with plurifed- eration. The title implies that, at least for the time being, the contributors think that a “unifi ed” Iraq would best serve the interests of the peoples of Iraq, especially the Kurds, and implicitly the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2005) 16 (4): 145–148.
Published: 01 December 2005
... especially, O’Leary, since he wrote or co-authored four of the main chapters dealing with plurifed- eration. The title implies that, at least for the time being, the contributors think that a “unifi ed” Iraq would best serve the interests of the peoples of Iraq, especially the Kurds, and implicitly the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Quarterly: Winter 2013 Carpenter: Tangled Web  3 (also about 10 – 12 percent); Druze (about 6 percent); and various, mostly Sunni, ethnic minorities, primarily Kurds and Armenians. The Alawite Assad family has based its...