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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2018) 29 (4): 32–51.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Hakan Sahin This essay attempts to elucidate the transformation of civil-military relations in Turkey since the failed coup of 15 July 2016. After presenting an overview of these relations prior to the coup, the essay focuses on emerging aspects of them in the postcoup environment and attempts to...
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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 September 2011) 22 (3): 10–25.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Copyright 2011 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2011 Carpenter: Cynical Myths  11 Cynical Myths and US Military Crusades in the Balkans...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2014) 25 (1): 6–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tozun Bahcheli Turkey achieved major gains through its military intervention in Cyprus following the Greek junta’s coup against Cypriot president Archbishop Makarios in July 1974. Yet Turkey has been repeatedly frustrated by its inability to capitalize on its military accomplishment and to achieve...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2003) 14 (2): 60–76.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Division,Romanian Ministry of National Defense. Bridging the Gap in Civil-Military Relations in Southeastern Europe: Romania’s Defense-Planning Case George Cristian Maior and Mihaela Matei The purpose of this study is to analyze and assess what...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2004) 15 (2): 58–82.
Published: 01 June 2004
... at the 2002 International Political Science Association's international conference “Globalization of Civil-Military Relations:Democratization, Reform, and Security.” The author would like to acknowledge the support of NATO's Academic Office and Constantine Danopoulos. Changing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2008) 19 (2): 19–46.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Ronen Yitzhak Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 Ronen Yitzhak is professor of history at Western Galilee College, Israel. The Question of Arab Solidarity in the 1948 War: Political Interests versus Military Considerations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2000) 11 (3): 168–170.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Gregory O. Hall Alon Peled: A Question of Loyalty: Military Manpower Policy in Multiethnic States. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1998. 203 pages. ISBN 0-8014-3239-1. $33.50. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2000 Gregory O. Hall is assistant professor of political science at...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 13–32.
Published: 01 March 2008
... secretary overpowered senior military officers as well as the Department of State and its secretary. While it is difficult for Congress to constrain a president once a major military enterprise has been approved, Congress has been even more compliant that usual in this case. There are no panaceas, but...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 19–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Geoffrey Wright The attempt of the Georgian government to reform and restructure its military forces in the past ten years demonstrates the difficulty of conducting Western-style defense reform in postconflict states, which have not seen a formal end to armed conflict. Western-style reforms were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 94–118.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Mohamed A. El-Khawas Following a 1999 coup, Pakistan's General Pervez Musharraf ruled by decree with the support of the military. He held a presidential referendum and got his party elected. He amended the constitution to legitimize his military rule. His involvement in the war on terrorism led to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 77–94.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Randall Newnham The question of how to deal with so-called rogue states, especially those trying to obtain weapons of mass destruction (WMD), is currently of central importance to the world. Advocates of military action, who predominated immediately after 9/11, have lost credibility in recent years...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2015) 26 (3): 94–116.
Published: 01 September 2015
... international strategies. At the state level, Turkey's military and diplomatic capacity was not sufficient to shape the political transformations in Syria and Egypt. At the international level, Turkey could not effectively respond to the challenges of the Iranian-led and Saudi Arabian–led blocs. The former...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2009) 20 (4): 83–97.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of discussion following the coup d'état of 1997, then-president Suleyman Demirel pointed out that the Turkish military was the deep state. Twelve years after Demirel's concession, observers know that the deep state goes beyond certain factions within the Turkish military and percolates into various...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2010
... impact on the success of NATO's military missions. In fact, the inclusion of FYROM could mean more, not fewer, security challenges for the alliance. For FYROM, the benefits of NATO candidacy have not materialized. While its civil-military relations have improved, shortcomings still exist among FYROM's...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Philip Giraldi Washington is confronted by a number of policy issues relating to Iran, most prominently Tehran's nuclear program and the country's role in the region. There is no good US policy fix for dealing with the situation, but the regular invocation by Washington of a military option as a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 61–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Antonis Klapsis The essay examines the way US-Greek relations evolved during the first critical year after the collapse of the seven-year military dictatorship in Greece. It is argued that the new prime minister of Greece, Konstantinos Karamanlis, wished to promote cooperation between Athens and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 8–19.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Paul R. Pillar The revolts known collectively as the Arab Spring are largely reactions of alienated populations to the closed economic and political systems that prevail in the Middle East. Revolutions in individual countries have differed because of the differing status of the military, sectarian...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 26–41.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Nikolaos A. Stavrou This essay traces the factors, personalities, and issues that contributed to the transformation of the American political landscape and links post – World War II changes, the prevailing world turmoil, and the erosion of American ideals to the growth of the military-industrial...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2012
... military capabilities and also encourage democracy. Thus, NATO has the potential to play a significant and constructive global security and political role in the twenty-first century. W. Bruce Weinrod was defense advisor to the US mission at NATO from 2007 to 2009. He was deputy assistant secretary...