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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 61–84.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of International Studies, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea. Copyright 2014 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2014 Moscow versus Brussels: Rival Integration Projects in the Balkans Stephen Blank and Younkyoo Kim As major governance problems that obstruct integration still exist across the European...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 2015
... is playing a malignant role in perpetuating the conflict and has refused to act on its own to help prevent either a new Russian domination of the Caucasus or a new war. Indeed, Washington sees Moscow as playing a constructive role. As a result, US relations with Azerbaijan and Baku’s willingness to take heed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Kenneth B. Moss The planned deployment of ballistic missile defense systems in Poland and a radar system in the Czech Republic to defend against possible attack from Iran has stirred strong opposition from Moscow. Concern about Iran's nuclear-enrichment program is legitimate, but the United States...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 78–89.
Published: 01 June 2010
... bilateral relations between Athens and Moscow. An analysis is presented of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline deal, Greece's participation in the South Stream gas pipeline project, its purchase of Russian tanks, and its more recent strategy of taking a step back from its overall excellent relations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 125–145.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of “Eurasia” and that there is similarity between Moscow's and Ankara's strategic outlooks: Russian neo-Eurasianism and Turkey's Kemalist Eurasianism. Yet the outlook that defines Ankara's understanding of Turkish national interest is not so much a permutation of Eurasianist ideas as it is a homegrown...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 14–38.
Published: 01 March 2012
... concerning Russia and the reset policy truly justified or warranted? Iranian as well as North Korean proliferation pose significant challenges to any enduring Russian-American reset policy let alone amity and genuine cooperation between the two states on international security. Moscow’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 107–134.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of international relations in my 1998 book, which analyzed Canadian foreign policy and the parallel policies of “like-­minded middle powers.”1 In this essay I defend the application of the term even to superpowers, pri- marily by altering the perception of Moscow’s post – Cold War policy toward Cyprus...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 83–102.
Published: 01 June 2004
... available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Iraq in the Context of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy Nikolai Zlobin The relationship between Moscow and Baghdad, like Russia’s foreign-policy relationships throughout the Persian Gulf...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
...: Early Cold War to Détente Sotiris Rizas The Athens-­Moscow rapprochement in September 2006, which mostly cen- tered on energy and pipeline diplomacy, posed questions of the strategic depth of the Greek-­Russian diplomacy. Although Greece remained a North Atlantic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 23–54.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... For example, it is the continuing presence of Russian forces in Moldova and, until 2007, Georgia that has held the West back from ratifying the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty. Moscow now uses this as a pretext to suspend its compliance with that treaty and to threaten...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 32–48.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Washington proved to be unable to cope with it.1 That failure is all the more perplexing in that not only did the United States understand the seriousness of the situation in and around South Ossetia and Abkhazia, but Moscow had publicly warned Georgia and Washington that if Georgia acted excessively...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 68–81.
Published: 01 December 2013
... for coopera- tion,” the paper quoted Putin as saying, “Now these two criminals [in Boston] confirmed in the best way the accuracy of our thesis.”4 Yet when the US secretary of state, John Kerry, came to Moscow to meet with Putin on 7 May 2013 to discuss closer US-Russian cooperation, Putin kept...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the end of the century. One of the consequences of the 1998 Russian economic col- lapse following the Asian financial crisis was to force a softening of Moscow’s approach toward Turkey. By then, Russian leaders had recognized that Tur- key lacked the resources to establish a sphere of influence...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 58–93.
Published: 01 September 2002
... between Turkey and its big northern neighbor created by Moscow’s ambi- tions on the straits at the outbreak of the Second World War. History of the Straits: Turkey and Other Major Powers The question of the straits dates essentially from 1774, when...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 39–57.
Published: 01 March 2004
... are more coordinated than ever.2 Despite the end of the Cold War and the alleged partnership between Russia and the United States, Moscow feels threatened. Whereas it basically has dismissed the possibility of an invasion of its territory, Russia still perceives that foreign intelligence services...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 15–30.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Moscow opposed US policy in the Balkans. Russia blocked Washington’s attempt to win UN sanction for its aggressive war against Serbia. Once hostilities sub- sided, Moscow rushed military units to the Pristina airport to ensure Russian participation in the planned peace-keeping mission. During...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 1–22.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- tional protection. MQ 11.4-01 Weinrod 10/16/00 5:25 PM Page 3 Weinrod: U.S. Missile Defenses and Europe 3 At the same time, Moscow also possessed numerous short-range missiles, which could cause serious damage to both military...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2000
... or respect for the law, but they demonstrated clearly by their business strategy that their future was tied to Russia. They invested profits in expanding their Russian businesses. Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov might be considered the first, although not the most...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., blockade ports, and defeat the small Georgian navy demonstrated not only force readiness, reach, and versatility of Russia’s fleet but also Moscow’s commitment to using its maritime power. In addition, the controversial deci- sion by Ukraine’s president Viktor Yanukovych in 2010 to extend the Russian...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 4–29.
Published: 01 June 2017
... attempts to advance its strategic interests in the region have also created a maritime security dilemma in the Black Sea, prompting an increase in NATO engagement and US maritime presence, which further exacerbate tensions with Moscow. Because of these developments, traditional maritime security...