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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 122–124.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Asad AbuKhalil Nasser M. Kalawoun: The Struggle for Lebanon: A Modern History of Lebanese-Egyptian Relations . London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2000. 224 pages. ISBN 1-86064-423-6. $59.50. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2001 Asad AbuKhalil is associate professor of political science...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 29–53.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to struggle between traditional support for Israel and newfound support for Lebanese democracy. The international community should capitalize on Hezbollah's damaged public image following its 2006 war with Israel and pursue a multiparty disarmament effort, to include incentives for the major regional players...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 80–105.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Zafer Kizilkaya This essay first examines how Lebanese Hezbollah's wars have changed the content and saliency of its several identities. It then focuses on the role of these identities on the group's moral conception of using force. The analysis includes Hezbollah's conflicts against Israel and its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 37–60.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Harris Syrian president Bashar al-Asad’s determination in August 2004 to force an extended Lebanese presidential term for his ally Émile Lahoud inaugu- rated a multifaceted crisis in the Levant. Bashar mistakenly assumed that he could railroad the West and the Lebanese into accepting a fait...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of understanding Lebanon’s contemporary significance, let us briefly review these four problems in light of Lebanese experience, drawing not on this country’s uniqueness (as is often done) but on its commonality with other contemporary Mediterranean countries, including its difficult neighbor to the south...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 120–122.
Published: 01 December 2001
... for Lebanon: A Modern History of Lebanese- Egyptian Relations. London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2000. 224 pages. ISBN 1-86064-423-6. $59.50. Reviewed by Asad AbuKhalil. It is rather curious that the subject of Egyptian relations with Lebanon has...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 124–128.
Published: 01 December 2001
... for Lebanon: A Modern History of Lebanese- Egyptian Relations. London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2000. 224 pages. ISBN 1-86064-423-6. $59.50. Reviewed by Asad AbuKhalil. It is rather curious that the subject of Egyptian relations with Lebanon has...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 27–44.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Anthony M. Eames The year 1982 emerged as pivotal in the Atlantic Alliance and the relationship between President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. On 6 June 1982, Israeli Defense Forces breached the Lebanese border in a maneuvre to eradicate the Palestinian Liberation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 20–35.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Robert J. Pranger In its essence, the Arab Spring is about “being Arab,” in the words of the late Lebanese journalist Samir Kassir. This essay explores the two fold meaning of this Arab awakening as the emergence of a homogeneous yet plural field of Arab culture and its integration into the mosaic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 12–17.
Published: 01 June 2007
...: A Need for Resolute Patience Massimo D’Alema The Israeli-Lebanese conflict of summer 2006 marked the beginning of a new phase in Middle Eastern politics. For the first time, the Israeli govern- ment entrusted part of the state’s security to an international guarantee...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 85–106.
Published: 01 June 2007
... troops to secure a cease-fire on the Lebanese-Israeli border.46 44. Hamilton. 45. “NATO Cool on Lebanon Peacekeeping Force,” Agence France Presse, 24 July 2006. 46. Slobodan Lekic, “Who Might Keep the Peace in Lebanon? Israel Suggests NATO,” Associated Press, 25 July 2006...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 52–65.
Published: 01 June 2005
... reported a link between sev- eral Lebanese diamond traders and Hezbollah and noted that these diamond traders bought diamonds from UNITA in violation of Security Council sanc- tions.3 The leader of UNITA, Jonas Savimbi, was in control of diamond min- 3. Ibid. Ndumbe & Cole: Illicit Diamond Trade...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 62–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
... his authority to compel the mufti of Damascus, Ahmad Kaftaru, to declare him a devout Muslim. To further reduce the influence of Islamists, Assad cul- tivated friendly ties with the Shiite movement in Lebanon to the extent that in 1973 the Lebanese Shiite leader Musa al-­Sadr declared Assad...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2007
... nearly 30 percent of all maritime commerce. Our geostrategic position, coupled by our country’s resources and sense of solidarity, fuelled our sup- port in the Lebanese crisis of last July, when Greece helped evacuate the Bakoyannis: Addressing the Security Issue in the Middle East...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 11–38.
Published: 01 June 2005
... the Lebanese, after the destruction of the Ottoman Empire, sought to escape the narrow confi nes of their mountain and, at the same time, to establish their separateness from the pan-Arab aspirations of the Hashemites and their British patrons, fi rst together with the Syrians, then in opposition...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 12–24.
Published: 01 September 2003
... peace, Syria could easily see itself as the prime candidate for the next demonstration of U.S. strength. Syria’s legal right to have weapons of mass destruction notwithstanding, the Bush admin- istration could easily construct a nexus among Damascus and the Palestin- ian and Lebanese terrorist...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 March 2013
... is currently expected to commence in 2012, and the delivery of first gas is expected in 2015. Lebanon Although Lebanon has not yet discovered any offshore (or onshore) oil and gas resources, the Lebanese government is optimistic that Lebanon’s offshore ter- ritory contains...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 June 2002
... to continue military initiatives against Israel, despite the Israeli withdrawal from its self-declared security zone, and for failing to establish the Lebanese army as the controlling authority in the border area. Hezbollah played a major role in facilitating the January 2002 Iranian arms shipment destined...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 117–139.
Published: 01 December 2000
.... The Israeli security zone in Lebanon was just nine kilometers deep, and guerrillas can launch these rockets from further inside Lebanese territory, away from the border. 6. Haaretz, 29 May 2000, 1. This is an Israeli newspaper written in Hebrew. MQ 11.4-07 Miller 10/16/00 5:28 PM...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 26–46.
Published: 01 September 2010
...- jan, $1 billion in Georgia, and a mere $450 million in Armenia — not sizable compared to the $20 billion in Turkey, but the amounts have been increas- ing. During 2006, Lebanese investment accounted for the greatest amount of FDI in Armenia, but because of the hardships of the Israel-­Hezbollah...