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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 95–108.
Published: 01 September 2011
... by the Iraqi leadership to defend against threats to its incumbency. In recent years, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has increasingly pursued engagement with Iranian representatives in an effort to counter domestic challenges and consolidate state resources. However, while the present Iraqi elite has...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 42–62.
Published: 01 March 2008
... lead to national reconciliation. Meanwhile, Bush has given Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki governmental benchmarks to meet, has sent more troops to drive insurgents out of Baghdad, and has armed Sunni tribes to fight al Qaeda. After reviewing key events, the essay assesses the prospects for the future...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 21–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
... in Iraq after the 2011 US military withdrawal 2.  Prime Minister Nuri al-­Maliki’s repression of Sunni political opponents 3.  The Syrian civil war, which has attracted thousands of Sunni foreign fighters eager for sectarian combat. Baghdadi’s April 2013 creation of ISIS linked Iraq...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., Iraqi prime minister Nouri Kamal al-Maliki, greet- ing visiting Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, stated that “I think that the level of trust is very high, and I say frankly that the position Iran has taken recently was very helpful in bringing back security and stability.” Al-Maliki was...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 22–31.
Published: 01 December 2009
... country by the end of 2011. That is also the wish of Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki’s government and a majority of the Iraqi people. The first step in that process was the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq’s cities (with the exception of Mosul, where the anti- government insurgency remains potent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2008
... believe might very well end the conflict completely if implemented. Turkey also has little in the way of positive expectations from the Iraqi government. On 8 August, Prime Minister Erdogan met in Ankara with Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki. Both agreed that removing the PKK from northern...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2013
... is an even larger prize in the Saudi-­Iranian rivalry. The Shiite-­led government of Prime Minister Nouri al-­Maliki has increasingly tilted toward Iran on an array of issues, and Baghdad has firmly resisted pressure from Sunni governments in the Middle East (as well as from Washington) to sup...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
... region, and sent home four hundred thousand men with no jobs but with their guns. The United States humiliated Iraqi career officers and noncommissioned personnel who have now joined forces with ISIL, providing the professional skills that routed the army of Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-­Maliki...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 27–39.
Published: 01 September 2014
... a failure. However, three facts can be highlighted. First, the negotiations to reach a security agreement with Prime Minister Nouri Al-­Maliki in 2011 failed and US troops left the country. Sec- ond, Iraq continues to be unstable and caught in sectarian and ethnic hostil- ity. Third, Iran...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 21–30.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Leave Iraq,” Cato Institute Policy Analysis no. 588, 14 February 2007, 4–6. 9. “Interview with Dick Cheney, Lynne Cheney,” Larry King Live, CNN, 30 May 2005, transcript, 4. 24  Mediterranean Quarterly: Summer 2007 approved the Islamist-leaning government of Nouri al-Maliki in April 2006, the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 82–98.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Western-style secular democracy. Even though Iraq is being governed as a sectarian-based Islamic democ- racy, the Iraqi government led by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has been unable to acquire legitimacy from its Sunni constituents. After the February 2006 bombing of the al-Askariya mosque...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 17–35.
Published: 01 December 2007
... suspected that maybe that was its pur- pose, both on the part of Washington and the AKP. When Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki visited Ankara on 16 – 17 November 2006, Prime Minister Erdogan seemed more concerned with developments regarding Kirkuk and the upcoming December 2007 referendum regarding its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 68–92.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., according to the Maliki school, minerals, including oil and gas, cannot be privately owned, which 28. Karagiannis, 629 – 30. 29. Karagiannis, 620. 78  Mediterranean Quarterly: September 2017 is contrary to the IS’s situation. Second, the terrorist attacks on oil and gas fields and the...