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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Vesna Pusić In this essay, Croatia’s minister of foreign and European affairs outlines Croatia’s foreign policy directions as a member of the European Union. Mutual benefits to the EU and Croatia of the latter’s membership are outlined, with particular reference to issues in southeastern Europe...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 14–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Danijela Dudley Parallel expansions of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in recent decades have blurred the lines between membership in the two organizations and the conditionalities attached to each. While both organizations have seemed successful in attracting...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 4–10.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Ivo Sanader Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2005 Ivo Sanader is the prime minister of the Republic of Croatia. Croatia in the New Millennium: Toward EU and NATO Membership Ivo Sanader Croatia has come a long way since independence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Hasan Kösebalaban So far the prospect of Turkey.s accession to the EU has been studied with exclusive reference to Turkey.s progress in meeting the Copenhagen criteria for membership. However, as the recent electoral success of anti.Turkish European political parties and politicians suggests...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Scott N. Siegel Greece's veto of the entry of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in 2009 provides an opportunity to evaluate the possible costs and benefits of a FYROM membership. For NATO, FYROM's inclusion has only a marginal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 104–118.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Daniel Fiott This essay focuses on the degree to which Maltese foreign policy has become Europeanized because of its membership in the European Union. The author focuses on three trends resulting from the Europeanization process: first, the ways in which Malta's national policies and political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 6–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... The fading prospects of Turkey’s EU membership have diminished Ankara’s interest in playing an active role in achieving a Cyprus settlement. Tozun Bahcheli is professor of political science at King’s University College at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada. He wishes to thank Sid Noel, Bulent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Isabelle Calleja-Ragonesi; Anna Khakee; Maria Pisani Malta became a donor country with European Union membership in 2004. Maltese organizations (most prominently—but not solely—those linked to the Catholic Church) had, however, been active in development overseas long before that date. This essay...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 42–62.
Published: 01 June 2015
... countries used membership in the Non-Aligned Movement and later their connections with the European Union to gain leverage in foreign relations with more powerful states, especially in matters involving the Mediterranean region. During the Cold War and its aftermath, their ties with Middle Eastern neighbors...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 June 2018
... the middle of the first decade of the 2000s, coupled with Turkey’s stalled bid for European Union membership, played an important role in deleveraging Western democratizing influence on Turkey. This shift in the international balance opened a window of opportunity for the Erdogan administration to engage...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 49–70.
Published: 01 December 2009
... across the Mediterranean have remained in an embryonic stage at best. A review of foreign policy priorities of the riparian states reveals a divergence in agenda setting, with either EU membership or subregional affairs dominating the foreign policy strategic planning. There is little to indicate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 8–15.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Donald M. Payne The author, a US representative (Dem., N.J.), outlines the obstacles to Turkey's path to membership in the European Union. They are of Turkey's creation, centered around human rights and freedoms of ethnic and religious minorities. Copyright 2010 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 52–74.
Published: 01 March 2007
... such a challenge for Europe and what it means for Europe’s future prospects, both internally and on the world stage. In doing so, the pros and cons of Turkish membership will be examined and evaluated, and a consideration will be given to possible outcomes for both Turkey and the EU...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 95–129.
Published: 01 September 2004
... research project that he started with Paul C. Manuel analyzing the impact of European Community membership on Portugal and Spain. The author would like to thank Paul C. Manuel. From Authoritarianism to the European Union: The Europeanization of Portugal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 40–47.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of the customs union that exists between the parties. The challenge that Turkey must live up to, now that the EU has given the green light to membership, is that of consistently implementing a process of modernization and reform. In recent years Turkey has demonstrated that it is able to conduct...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 1–10.
Published: 01 December 2002
... organizations. In view of the new political realities in the Euro-Atlantic area, especially the role of NATO in building up the European architecture of security, including in the region of southeastern Europe, membership in that alliance has become...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 115–122.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Slovenia’s emerging political elite at first experienced difficulties reaching a consensus defining the country’s funda- mental national interests. It did not take long, however, for common ground to emerge: that the nation’s defense policy should be based on self-reliance anchored in NATO membership...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 99–121.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 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 membership in the EU and operate clandestinely to undermine the accession process.) Such theories find...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 123–125.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of the problem of European – Middle Eastern relations rather than part of the solution. As for Turkey, membership in the EU would help complete the process of democratization and would enable the country to maintain and strengthen its policy of secularization. It also would promote economic development...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 125–128.
Published: 01 September 2008
... a satisfactory role in the EU, it would be forced to look eastward, thus becoming part of the problem of European – Middle Eastern relations rather than part of the solution. As for Turkey, membership in the EU would help complete the process of democratization and would enable the country to maintain...