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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 62–79.
Published: 01 December 2001
... at Tabatabi University in Tehran and chief economist at the Economic Cooperation Organization headquarters. MQ 12.4-05 Afras 10/16/01 1:07 PM Page 62 The Economic Cooperation Organization: Regionalization in a Competitive Context...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Anastas Angjeli Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2003 Anastas Angjeli is professor of finance at the University of Tirana and a member of the Albanian National Assembly. He is a former minister of finance. The Challenge of Terrorism and Organized Crime...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 14–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Danijela Dudley Parallel expansions of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in recent decades have blurred the lines between membership in the two organizations and the conditionalities attached to each. While both organizations have seemed successful in attracting...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 40–50.
Published: 01 September 2009
... by the United States and European powers that found it convenient and desirable to dominate and exploit a bunch of fiefdoms. The outside powers reinforced the new system of minirepublics by inviting candidacy in their continental economic organization, the European Union, and their now global security...
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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 (3): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Isabelle Calleja-Ragonesi; Anna Khakee; Maria Pisani Malta became a donor country with European Union membership in 2004. Maltese organizations (most prominently—but not solely—those linked to the Catholic Church) had, however, been active in development overseas long before that date. This essay...
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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 (2010) 21 (1): 76–100.
Published: 01 March 2010
...-first century. Ergenekon was conceptualized, debated, defined, and redefined by the media; it was brought to public attention by the media, not by state officials, the police, politicians, inspectors, or members of the organization. The author's intent is not to redefine Ergenekon yet again...
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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 (4): 82–91.
Published: 01 December 2013
... attention in the wake of two major diplomatic crises in 2010: a flotilla incident—when the ship the Mavi Marmara , owned by a Turkish nonprofit organization, was boarded by the Israeli military while on the way to Gaza with aid—and Turkey’s “no” vote at the UN Security Council on sanctions against Iran...
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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 (2014) 25 (4): 27–44.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Organization. The campaign opened a violent episode in the decades-old Arab-Israeli conflict. Almost immediately the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office recognized the challenge to the international community. The crisis in the Middle East occurred during a period of substantial turnover in the foreign...
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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): 110–131.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with the nonelected arms of government and bureaucratic agencies; and social addresses civil society, the mass media, and nongovernmental organizations. Examination and analysis of the relevant data indicate that the state of accountability in Greece is weak in all three dimensions, and a host of structural, social...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 53–71.
Published: 01 September 2016
... in the way Adolfo Suárez González would do in Spain four years later. The attempt stalled before it was ended by a coup organized by the regime hard-liners tacitly backed by the military as an institution. The cases compared include Spain and Turkey, which underwent similar transitions, but with very...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 100–118.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Andrea Cofelice The literature includes numerous analyses of the role played by regional organizations during the Arab Spring. However, the emerging role played by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), as the only truly intra-regional pan-Mediterranean institution, has not been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 99–116.
Published: 01 March 2017
... grow from pariahs to kingmakers in northern Syria? This essay surveys the strategy of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), the most powerful organization among the Syrian Kurds, from 2011 until the first half of 2016, and shows how the PYD's realpolitik secured the party's survival and, eventually...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2008
... in hopes of stabilizing the it as part of the wider European and international communities and argues that actions by FYROM jeopardize its relationship with international organizations and thus pose a threat to stability in the region. Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2008 Alexandros P...
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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 (4): 83–97.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of the state machinery. This article sheds light on the organization of the deep state, some of the underlying reasons behind its emergence, and its activities affecting the country's course of democratization or lack thereof. It argues that with the recent efforts of deconstructing the deep state, Turkey has...