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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2016) 27 (4): 2–20.
Published: 01 December 2016
... post-globalism moral tribunes international parliamentary institutions/IPIs Introduction: Mapping the Complex Parliamentary Field of the Mediterranean — How Many Actors? Stelios Stavridis Following the end of the Cold War and the appearance of globalization and new forms of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2010) 21 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2010
...William W. Ellis US intelligence activities have changed in recent years because of changing global political conditions. Using sophisticated technologies, intelligence agencies now conduct surveillance of a wide variety of organizations and an enormous number of people, including many US citizens...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 16–25.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Philip Giraldi Despite more than thirty years of trying to collect significant information, the United States intelligence community is not well informed on many important questions relating to Iran. Decision-making by the Iranian government as well as its political alignments, capabilities, and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2014) 25 (1): 95–104.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Michael Clarke The eastern Mediterranean, and particularly Cyprus, had been set for some sort of international crisis throughout 2013. Many tense situations become spring loaded by their circumstances, and no one can predict what, if anything, might set them off. But in the politics of the eastern...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2015) 26 (2): 115–127.
Published: 01 June 2015
... state that, during its brief existence between April 1941 and May 1945, subjected its minority Serbian population to genocide. In addition to many hundreds of thousands being killed or forcibly converted to Roman Catholicism (the religion of the Croats), many Serbs fled the territory of the NDH for...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 91–110.
Published: 01 December 2008
... growing interest and transform themselves by circumventing the many economic, political, and social contradictions that are afflicting them. Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 J. Ndumbe Anyu is associate professor of public administration and policy at the University of the District of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Mohamed A. El-Khawas The author examines the steps taken by the new administration to resolve the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The search for a solution requires dealing with many players with conflicting interests and contradictory agendas. President Obama's relaunch of the Middle...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2010) 21 (2): 90–113.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the EMPA are presented, as are its structure and functions during its first four years of existence. Despite many weaknesses and limitations, the EMPA can play an important role in Euro-Mediterranean relations, but in order for it to do so, both its structures and functions need to be strengthened...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the two governments have signed many partnership agreements. Nonetheless, continuing differences exist between Turkish and Russian officials over various energy, commercial, and security issues. Fundamentally, the relationship remains characterized by overt friendship and restrained competition...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 30–41.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Qaeda’s post–9/11 evolution, its strategy, and its steady fragmentation. Since the destruction of its Taliban Afghan sanctuary, al Qaeda has been through many mutations, none of which, over time, has been successful. This essay argues that al Qaeda’s failures in Iraq contributed substantially to the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 2012
... erected in the United States. Many conservatives today might argue that despite the conflict-induced ill effects of ballooning government, war is sometimes necessary for US security. However, this analysis shows that even most of the nation’s big wars were unneeded, foolish, or counterproductive...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2017) 28 (3): 112–130.
Published: 01 September 2017
... argues for the necessity for further research on the Arabic conception of state-society relations. This approach may unravel whether the social foundations in the region are conducive for democracy and shed light on the nature of traditional authority that has commanded loyalty from people over many...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 112–130.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Molly J. Miller While many cite the February 2003 outbreak of violence in the Darfur region of Sudan as the beginning of what a chorus of international actors are now calling genocide, the conflict in Darfur has quite complicated historical roots. This essay examines the regional, ideological, and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 54–67.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Gordon N. Bardos The support of the United States and some European Union countries for Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence has in many ways contributed to a deterioration of the security situation in southeastern Europe. The fundamental strategic assumption of promoters of Kosovo's...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 61–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
... in Turkish foreign policy. Some conservative and dogmatic considerations of limits in political life have been typical obstacles to change. When politicians address the obstacles, they threaten many economic and political interests. A radically different, recent approach in Turkey promotes political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2013) 24 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Emmanuel Karagiannis Greece has enjoyed strong historical and cultural ties with countries and peoples of the Black Sea region for many centuries. During the 1990s, Greek governments largely ignored the region as they focused on the immediate Balkan neighborhood, which was in turmoil at the time...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2013) 24 (4): 68–81.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Caucasus, the chaos and poverty that followed the breakup of the Soviet Union, and the Kremlin’s human rights violations in Chechnya in many ways contributed to the rise of terrorism and Muslim extremism in Russia. In addition, the Kremlin uses terrorism as an excuse for an increased crackdown on civil...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 61–84.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Stephen Blank; Younkyoo Kim Many see the western Balkans as the back yard of Europe. As the promise and reality of regional economic integration has weakened, however, Russia has returned to the area to play its historically important regional role. In the Balkans, a Russian or Russifying project...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2014) 25 (3): 40–51.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Alon Ben-Meir There are many who doubt that the current Israeli-Palestinian negotiations will lead to a solution, in spite of US secretary of state John Kerry’s efforts and the presumed commitment to peace of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. What...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2014) 25 (3): 74–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Greece’s current ills lie also in the political abuses of its past, for which many of the present leaders have a share of responsibility. This essay presents a detailed picture of today’s Greece with special emphasis on sociopolitical issues that are likely to lead to one of three possible outcomes. A...