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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 36–52.
Published: 01 December 2007
... policies are formulated. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2007 What Is Public Diplomacy? Past Practices, Present Conduct, Possible Future Walter R. Roberts On 15 October 2001, five weeks after the tragic events of 9/11, the Washing- ton Post carried a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 46–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Cleverley: Greece’s Struggle to Escape the Past  47 Greece’s Struggle to Escape the Past: A View from Inside Thomas J. Miller and J. Michael Cleverley No country in southeastern Europe has dominated the front pages of the news this year more than...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2015) 26 (2): 63–79.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Aristotle Tziampiris This essay presents the major factors that make up the framework in which Greek foreign policy operates and explores whether they have any connections to past centuries, especially to Antiquity. They include Greece’s consequential geographical location between East and West and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2016) 27 (2): 5–27.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Nick Danforth Since its demise, the Ottoman Empire has been repeatedly reinvented. This essay traces the diverse and often unexpected ways that Ottoman history has served divergent political agendas over the past century, exploring the empire's progression from religious to secular to pious and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2000) 11 (4): 71–83.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Institute: Past, Present, and Future Robert S. Merrillees Until the establishment of the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) in Nicosia in 1979, there had existed no foreign schools of its kind in Cyprus. In...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2003) 14 (1): 32–41.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Burton M. Sapin Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2003 Burton M. Sapin is dean emeritus of the Elliott School of International Relations, the George Washington University, and coauthor of the seminal work Foreign Policy Decision Making . In Search of Policy Lessons from the Past...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 September 2018) 29 (3): 117–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Tiago A. Ferreira Lopes In 1993, Piotr Sztompka stated that some post-Soviet societies were doomed to suffer from “civilizational incompetence.” The key argument was that the vision of a golden past acts as a deterrence mechanism against the future. Modernization is resisted not because of its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2016) 27 (4): 21–41.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Stelios Stavridis The theory and practice of diplomacy has evolved greatly over the past few decades. Parliamentary diplomacy has become common practice, although there is an academic gap in its study, especially in the case of France. This essay aims to filling that gap: it shows how French...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2017) 28 (1): 117–129.
Published: 01 March 2017
... correct. Moreover, little attention is given to the side against which the Crusades were launched in the Middle Ages, and not much has been written on the Muslim responses to the Crusades. The recent past, however, has produced some interesting research on the medieval Muslim perspective and understanding...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Alexandros P. Mallias The author, the Greek ambassador to the United States, argues that the Balkan countries have made significant strides in economic and security stabilization over the past decade but points to particular challenges, notably in Kosovo and the Former Yugoslav Republic of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2012) 23 (1): 39–51.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Stavros B. Thomadakis The scope of the present global financial crisis is comparable to that of the 1930s. Public policies responding to each have been very different, however. The large macroeconomic response of the past three years has averted a new Great Depression, but regulation of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Norman Bowen Nicholas Sarkozy.s campaign documents and speeches reveal more continuity than rupture with past French foreign policy. The US will welcome his support for missile defense and possible unilateral action outside of the UN. However, like previous French presidents, Sarkozy extolled...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 15–30.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Doug Bandow For the past decade, the United States has been promoting national transformation in the Balkans. In pushing the independence of Kosovo, Washington policy makers apparently believed that Serbia would acquiesce, most nations would recognize the newest independent state, and Russia would...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 19–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Geoffrey Wright The attempt of the Georgian government to reform and restructure its military forces in the past ten years demonstrates the difficulty of conducting Western-style defense reform in postconflict states, which have not seen a formal end to armed conflict. Western-style reforms were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 69–76.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Richard L. Jackson The inauguration of President Barack Obama offers a historic opportunity to reshape America's interface with the world at large and to undo errors of commission, omission, and neglect of the past decade. US assets undervalued and underused in recent years will be rediscovered...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 June 2009
... captured Mogadishu with little resistance from the ICU. The Ethiopian intervention has led to more chaos and instability in Somalia over the past two years. In November 2008, the Ethiopian government announced that its forces would pull out of Somalia by the end of 2008. In June 2008, the Transitional...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... from Western fears and the legacy of past experience than from actual trends in terrorism. The real threat is more diffuse and decentralized, not embodied in any one group or piece of territory, and has more malleable goals and tactics. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Paul R. Pillar is...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2010
... American interests and objectives do not coincide. It must be noted that Europe needs to be more effective internally and in its dealings with the United States. Nevertheless, past experience teaches the United States that this irreplaceable relationship will continue to develop not from more formalistic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2010) 21 (2): 61–77.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... Nevertheless, one thing is abundantly clear: the active participation of the Taliban has aided and abetted opium cultivation on a scale unmatched by anything Afghanistan has seen in the past. Papaver soniferum , or poppy, is the lifeblood of the Taliban insurgency. Once the Taliban's financial arteries linked...