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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Philip Giraldi The US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 has resulted in a resurgence in Kurdish nationalism. There has also been a revival of the terrorist threat directed against Turkey coming from the Kurdistan Workers' Party based in northern Iraq. The inability of the United States to curb the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2005) 16 (4): 77–89.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Fotios Moustakis; Rudra Chaudhuri 2005 Fotios Moustakis is senior lecturer in strategic studies at the Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. Rudra Chaudhuri is a researcher at the Department of Politics, University of Exeter. Turkish-Kurdish Relations and the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 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 (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Umit Cizre When one takes stock of Turkey's capacities and limitations not in terms of geopolitics, Islamism, or the Kurdish question but from a sociological and political perspective focused on internal challenges and prospects, perhaps the most critical concern turns out to be the civil—military...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2015) 26 (2): 21–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Iraqi regime forces, rebel groups, Kurdish militants, and US-led coalition air strikes. The essay’s concluding observations analyze the parallels and differences between the Armed Islamic Group’s campaign in Algeria in the 1990s and ISIS’s position in Iraq and Syria in 2015. Anthony N. Celso is...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2018) 29 (2): 27–53.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Syrian conflict. However, there was a visible shift in public opinion after the involvement in Syria started to be framed as a fight against terrorism, mostly referring to the so-called Islamic State and, in Turkey’s case, Kurdish groups. Turkey formation of foreign policy Syria Islamic State...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 131–148.
Published: 01 December 2007
... project or otherwise. Having said that, Turkey.s own domestic shortcomings, like the Kurdish/PKK issue, the ambivilance toward the implementation of secularism in the country, its recently marked vicissitudes in its relations with the EU and the US, the unfavorable regional circumstances such as the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2009) 20 (4): 22–31.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Iraq becomes a cockpit of instability, as it was during the first four years following the US invasion, the implications for the region are ominous. Unfortunately, the factors that cause turbulence, including Kurdish secessionist aspirations and simmering Sunni-Shiite tensions, are largely beyond the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2008) 19 (2): 99–121.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Emrullah Uslu The Kurdistan Workers’ Party Turns against the European Union Emrullah Uslu The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is the largest Kurdish opposition group in Turkey, serving as an umbrella for a myriad of organizations. The PKK...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 114–117.
Published: 01 March 2011
... outside Turkey, including Harvard and Princeton. In this book he addresses one of the most important policy issues facing the state of Turkey. It is particularly timely because of the international interest in the Kurdish issue in several countries of the Middle East. Heper poses a new paradigm...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 March 2011
... book he addresses one of the most important policy issues facing the state of Turkey. It is particularly timely because of the international interest in the Kurdish issue in several countries of the Middle East. Heper poses a new paradigm for evaluating the relationship between the state of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 138–141.
Published: 01 June 2009
... professor at a number of important universities outside Turkey, including Harvard and Princeton. In this book he addresses one of the most important policy issues facing the state of Turkey. It is particularly timely because of the international interest in the Kurdish issue in several countries of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 141–144.
Published: 01 June 2009
... timely because of the international interest in the Kurdish issue in several countries of the Middle East. Heper poses a new paradigm for an evaluation of the relationship between the state of Turkey and its Kurdish minor- ity. His main point is that the current state and the Ottoman Empire before...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2017) 28 (1): 99–116.
Published: 01 March 2017
... under the black banner of the Islamic State; and (4) an almost continuous Kurdish statelet along the long Turkish-­Syrian frontier.1 In March 2016, the Syrian Kurds proclaimed the establishment of a federal gov- ernment in northern Syria, meaning that a second autonomous Kurdish state had...
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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
... popular nationalism while the butcher is a metaphor for the 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...
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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 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 2008) 19 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2008
... northern Iraq. Turkey should have coordinated with the government of Iraq and Kurdish authorities before it launched its military strikes inside a sovereign country. This behavior raises questions as to whether Turkey’s quest to join the European Union as an equal partner is genuine. I have...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., Iraq, and Turkey. Already there are indications that Damascus has retaliated for Ankara’s backing of the Free Syrian Army by reviving Syrian support for Kurdish reb- els, the Marxist Kurdish Workers Party (PKK), in Turkey. The PKK certainly has become more active since the Syrian civil war began...