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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 March 2011
...J. P. Afam Ifedi; J. Ndumbe Anyu This essay examines the causes of the agitation and militancy in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The conflict shows a dynamic that falls into three historical eras: the precolonial, colonial, and postcolonial. An interplay of three significant factors currently...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 39–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... continent. Some of them are old-fashioned land disputes while others are the product of artificially drawn international borders that divided ethnic groups, and still others have oil in the mix. One such conflict that involves all of the above is the dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon over...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Mi Yung Yoon This essay examines how European colonialism continues to underlie most territorial disputes in Africa. How these disputes have been resolved or are likely to be resolved is described, based on the following four long drawn-out disputes: the Nigeria–Cameroon dispute over the Bakassi...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 6–12.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Olusegun Obasanjo This essay by Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, examines the challenges (AIDS, poverty, and governance) and opportunities (receptive investment climate, increasing democratization process, and a new framework for development) that African countries must deal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of West and Central Africa.7 The major sup- pliers are Angola, Nigeria, Congo (Brazzaville), Cameroon, and Gabon. With time, the arc of countries on the Gulf of Guinea will join them. According to a National Intelligence Council report, supply levels to the United States are expected to grow from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 95–121.
Published: 01 September 2009
... survival and a means to ameliorate their deteriorating economic and social circumstances. From the coasts of Nigeria, Benin, Sierra Leone, Ghana, and Somalia, piracy has become a more common way of life. The primary targets of pirates are money and goods on the ships. For almost three-and-a-half...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 91–110.
Published: 01 December 2008
... oil from Africa, mostly from Sudan, Angola, Congo, and Nigeria. In July 2005, China signed an $800 million crude oil agreement with Nigeria, and reportedly is considering some $7 bil- lion in investments in that country.22 Chinese energy policy and its oil explo- ration in Africa thus entails...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 37–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
... States doubled between the decades of the 1980s and 1990s. Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, Ghana, and South Africa dominated immigration fl ows to the United States during that period. The high rate at which trained professionals are leaving Africa has cre- ated a crisis. African governments...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 85–97.
Published: 01 September 2001
... countries. After fifteen years of military rule and political oppression, Nigeria, the con- tinent’s most populous country and possessor of huge oil resources, finally held free elections and returned a civilian government to power in May 1999.5 The new...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 74–87.
Published: 01 December 2002
... significant archaeological sites could be affected. In 1998, consortium member Chevron was linked to human rights abuses in Nigeria. As a consequence, protests against its oil-drilling operation ensued. A Human Rights Watch report indicated that Chevron requested...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 111–135.
Published: 01 March 2000
... the ban on three additional occasions—when Qaddafi flew to Cairo in June 1996 to join other Arab leaders in a regional summit meeting and when his plane flew to Niger and Nigeria in May 1997.17 On 8 June 1997, Libya advertised in the New York Times three proposed options...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 33–47.
Published: 01 June 2014
... there; it is conducting active insurgencies in Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Mali, Algeria, Nigeria, and Somalia; and it maintains networks in all the areas where it existed prior to 9/11.”5 The network continues, accordingly, to present a significant danger to American interests, and the United States is no closer...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 49–66.
Published: 01 September 2015
... members are Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, and Pakistan. 5. “Iranian President Hopes for Further Expansion of Ties with Turkey,” FARS, 30 October 2014, english.farsnews.com/newstext.as’px?nn=13930808000776. 6. Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, “Turkey-­Iran Economic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 69–76.
Published: 01 March 2009
... University of Cairo continues to have broad influence in the educational and social spheres. Moreover, Ameri- can universities are playing a key role in educational innovation in countries like Afghanistan, Armenia, Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates. In the Balkans...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 135–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in the Maghreb region of North Africa, across from Southern Europe. His work is a welcome change from many other studies that focus on the larger and more influential economies (Brazil, Mexico, Egypt, Nigeria, and South Korea) and leave the experience of other...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 138–141.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in the Maghreb region of North Africa, across from Southern Europe. His work is a welcome change from many other studies that focus on the larger and more influential economies (Brazil, Mexico, Egypt, Nigeria, and South Korea) and leave the experience of other...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 122–125.
Published: 01 December 2008
... a seasoned newsman and for- mer White House speech writer to USIA. Carter’s selection of Reinhardt was based on Secretary of State Cyrus Vance’s recommendation — Reinhardt had been a success- ful ambassador to Nigeria and assistant secretary of state for public affairs. Reagan’s appointment of Wick...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 126–130.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of Reinhardt was based on Secretary of State Cyrus Vance’s recommendation — Reinhardt had been a success- ful ambassador to Nigeria and assistant secretary of state for public affairs. Reagan’s appointment of Wick was due to the personal friendship of the two families and Wick’s successful business...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 38–48.
Published: 01 December 2002
... rarely, if indeed ever, foreseen a century ago), racial hatreds seem to be at the core of the most hideous expressions of violent collective emotion of this kind: genocide and near-genocide in India, in the Sudan, in Nigeria and Burundi, indicate that, no matter...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 March 2001
..., a Japanese-led Asian bloc, a Nigeria-led block in West Africa, a European Economic Community–led (possibly German-led) European bloc. There are no assurances that such a trend would not lead to increased conflict in trade and other sectors, leading in turn...