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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Van Coufoudakis Van Coufoudakis is professor and dean emeritus, Indiana University–Purdue University. Featherstone Kevin and Papadimitriou Dimitris : Prime Ministers in Greece: The Paradox of Power . Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press , 2015 . 304 pages . ISBN 978-0...
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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 and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 25–44.
Published: 01 March 2010
... East peace process soon ran into problems. His two-state solution was not endorsed by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu until June 2009. President Obama's early call for a settlement freeze in the occupied territories was hailed by the Palestinians, but US envoy George Mitchell was able to get...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Michael Frendo Drawing on his personal experience as Malta's foreign minister from 2004 to 2008, the author argues that the process of Mediterranean integration should be viewed as building a mosaic block by block, with each tile being important to the whole. The original idea for a Union of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Emilian Kavalski This essay examines the domestic logic informing the creation of Bulgaria's foreign policy. It contextualizes inferences made from Bulgaria's diplomatic attempt to “play the EU” during the visit by the Bulgarian minister of foreign affairs to Central Asia in September 2007...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 1–6.
Published: 01 December 2010
...George A. Papandreou The prime minister of Greece discusses the causes, dimensions, character, and contributing factors to the current global financial turmoil and points to lessons to be learned from the crisis in his own country. The essay underscores the potential consequences of inattention to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (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 (2014) 25 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Göktürk Tüysüzoğlu The change in Turkish foreign policy in the twenty-first century’s second decade has its origin in the approach referred to by Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu as Strategic Depth. Because it aims to give Turkey status as a Eurasian power, this approach has been described...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (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 (2016) 27 (2): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Erkan Ertosun This essay seeks to explain the source and magnitude of change in Turkish foreign policy during Turgut Ozal's premiership. In doing so, it employs theoretical studies on foreign policy change and the role of the leader in such processes. The essay argues that Prime Minister Ozal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2008
... whether to invade northern Iraq will depend on exactly how Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan chooses to respond to that pressure. Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 Philip Giraldi is a former CIA counterterrorism officer who served in Europe and the Middle East. He is a...
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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 (2016) 27 (1): 97–121.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-­year research project to explore areas of mutual interest regarding the Nile, and in July 1993 President Mubarak and Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi signed a treaty that for the first time indicated Egypt’s recognition of Ethiopia’s right to a share of the basin’s waters and committed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 149–152.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Greece came to the brink of economic catastrophe and exit from the eurozone, a phenomenon known as Grexit. Among the recent publications is Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice, the work of American economist James K. Galbraith, who served as unofficial advisor to Yanis Varoufakis, finance minister...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 5–17.
Published: 01 September 2015
... could in no sense be seen as ideological allies. ANEL gave Syriza the support of its 13 seats, put- ting the coalition well above the figure of 150 necessary to govern, and in return ANEL got one important ministry, with Panos Kammenos, the ANEL leader, becoming minister of defense. The...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 30–54.
Published: 01 March 2016
... first Greek prime minister of the metapolitef- sis, the post-­Junta era, had long recognized the need to anchor Greece in a safe and democratic harbor. His dream became a reality on 1 January 1981 when Greece was formally integrated into the EEC as a full member. The celebra- tions for this...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-­professed game theory fan — was appointed minister of finance in the first anti-­austerity, left-­ wing SYRIZA-­led government that came to power in Greece in January 2015, following two emergency bailout agreements (also known as “memoranda”) and nearly six years of sharp tax hikes and deep wage and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 9–26.
Published: 01 June 2002
... F. Staar In July 1991, Russian president Boris N. Yeltsin issued a decree establish- ing a commission that would recommend the structure and duties of the soon to be created Security Council (Soviet Bezopasnosti), to be chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Iurii B. Skokov. The following...