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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 5–25.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Enrico Fardella This essay offers an overview of the Chinese posture and debate toward the West Asia and North Africa (WANA) region. The author presents China’s outlook toward the region as a laboratory for an innovative course in Beijing’s future foreign policy. The analysis is divided into three...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 89–100.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Michail Ploumis; Labros E. Pilalis Five years after the Arab uprisings in 2011, countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) had difficulties finding their pathway to sustainable economic and political change. Arab oil-producing countries suffered from decreasing oil prices while the Arab...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Peter Sattler Copyright 2017 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2017 Feferman Kiril : The Holocaust in the Crimea and the North Caucasus . Jerusalem : Yad Vashem Publications , 2016 . 540 pages . ISBN: 978-965-308-505-3 . $43.50 (hardcover). Peter Sattler received his...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 122–125.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 New York: Routledge, 2008. 394 pages. ISBN 978-0-415-42920-7 (hbk), 978-0-415-42921-4 (pbk), 978-0-203-71559-8 (ebk). $160.00 (hbk). Reviews Yahia H. Zoubir and Haizam Amirah-Fernandez, editors: North Africa: Poli...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 176–191.
Published: 01 December 2003
... to Israel: Nature and Impact . North Africa and the War on Terror Mohamed A. El-Khawas The war in Iraq was the first opportunity for the U.S. administration to oper- ationalize the doctrines of preemptive attack, ostensibly the best approach to execute the war...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 68–92.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Lukáš Tichý This essay focuses on the global terrorist and militant group the Islamic State (IS), specifically on its use of terrorism targeting the energy sector as a strategic political instrument in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in 2014–16. The essay has two main thrusts. First...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 June 2012
...David Binder The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has some strange partners, in terms of history. The oddest couple of all may be Greece and Turkey. The two neighbors fought four wars in the space of a quarter century (1897 to 1922) and are still mutually suspicious. But they have followed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 6–32.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Erik Reichborn-Kjennerud This essay analyzes how the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is likely to address the new security environment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It investigates how factors internal and external to the alliance shape the possibilities and limits...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 40–58.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Giovanni B. Andornino This essay analyzes Sino-Italian relations against the background of the increasing salience of the West Asia and North Africa region in Rome’s and Beijing’s strategic calculus. As China projects westward through its New Silk Road strategy, culminating at the intersection...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 80–96.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Anthony N. Celso The presence of al Qaeda in the Maghreb (AQIM) may be interpreted as the opening of a new front in the cause of international jihad. However, terrorist activity in North Africa is not new, for the region has been convulsed by past jihadist insurgencies. The essay argues that AQIM...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 63–81.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Aylin Unver Noi In this article, Turkey’s and the European Union’s foreign policy approaches to the Middle East and North Africa region are analyzed by focusing on “normative power” and “soft power” concepts, the historical relations among the countries of the region, and the projects developed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... every member state of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the 1960s. The new impetus in Greek-Soviet relations in the late 1970s, after the restoration of democracy in 1974, did not signify the loosening of Greek loyalty to the West but was a pragmatic pursuit of interests between two asymmetrical...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 6–19.
Published: 01 September 2013
... remain problematic, but the end of the Global War on Terror nevertheless presents Washington with a window of opportunity to reorder its relations with the nations and peoples of the Middle East and North Africa and frees up resources for the United States to tackle other emerging strategic priorities...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 94–116.
Published: 01 September 2015
... supported the regime of Bashar al-Assad and the latter backed the military coup in Egypt. Turkey needed the support of its North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies against these two rival blocs. However, Erdogan's populist discourse and tendency toward Islamist authoritarianism further deteriorated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 37–48.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ted Galen Carpenter Western leaders portray the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as a league of democratic nations as well as a security alliance. Although the organization tolerated illiberal members during the Cold War, it would be more than a little embarrassing to have an outright autocracy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
... proposed to create a new Mediterranean Union. Anti.immigrant policies at home combined with an unapologetic view of French colonialism make it unlikely that Sarkozy will be able to revive the EU.s Mediterranean initiative and with it France.s fading leadership in North Africa. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 11–25.
Published: 01 June 2009
... accord with the Basque separatist organization ETA and its willingness to accommodate and integrate North African diaspora communities have floundered. Faced with repeated terrorist attacks and plots, the socialists have reversed course and have moved decisively toward a more draconian law enforcement...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 40–50.
Published: 01 September 2009
... organization, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. But is “greater” gone forever from the Balkan vocabulary? It might be prudent not to banish the concept. Think of the phrase of the late Willy Brandt spoken in 1989: “Jetzt wächst zusammen was zusammen gehört”—“Now grows together what belongs together...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 12–17.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Council (EAPC), a group formed in 1997 and which now numbers fifty “partner” governments. EAPC is the successor to the North Atlantic Cooperation Council. (The NACC was created as an adjunct to NATO six years earlier in the first flush of post–Cold War Europe.) Among EAPC partners are not only eleven far...
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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...