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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2000) 11 (4): 71–83.
Published: 01 December 2000
...: 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 this...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 46–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
... presents the views of its authors and does not necessarily represent those of the US Department of State. Copyright 2011 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2011 Miller and Cleverley: Greece’s Struggle to Escape the Past  47 Greece’s Struggle to Escape the Past: A View from...
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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 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 front-page...
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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 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...
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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 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 June 2017) 28 (2): 125–145.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Igor Torbakov This essay investigates the ideational aspect of contemporary Turkey's identity politics and international conduct and compares these to Russia's. Over the past decade, several analysts have speculated that Russia and Turkey could form a strategic axis based on the shared vision of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2014) 25 (3): 40–51.
Published: 01 September 2014
... has characterized the intractability of the conflict in the past, including the future of Jerusalem, the Palestinian refugees, Israel’s national security concerns, and, in particular, the psychological dimension behind these conflicting issues, still remain in play. That intractability has been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2014) 25 (3): 74–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Greece’s current ills lie also in the political abuses of its past, for which many of the present leaders have a share of responsibility. This essay presents a detailed picture of today’s Greece with special emphasis on sociopolitical issues that are likely to lead to one of three possible outcomes. A...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 52–62.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Richard T. Sale Islam is on the march in the Middle East. For the past few years, in every Mideast election, the Islamic parties have won: in the Gaza Strip in 2006 and in Iraq and Tunisia in 2010. In 2011, they won again in Turkey and Morocco, and in Egypt the Islamist parties confirmed an...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2015) 26 (4): 13–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
... label revolutionary, contending that the act of selective labeling bears implications for an objective understanding of the revolution and its actors. Finally, the essay evaluates how far the political tensions of the past continue to mark the present through the subsequent generation of religious...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the communist past, which had produced hostile irredentist dogma. Copyright 2010 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 George C. Papavizas is a retired research scientist of the US Department of Agricultures Agricultural Research Service. He is the author of Blood and Tears, Greece 1940–1949...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 7–18.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Ivo Josipović The president of the Republic of Croatia analyzes the progress made by his country since the end of the Balkan conflicts. He points to its progress toward European integration and provides advice for Croatia's neighbors on how to heal past wounds by looking to a future of cooperation...
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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 2011) 22 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Robert J. Pranger Looking back on Yugoslavia's break-up and the subsequent warfare involving Bosnian Muslims, Croats, Albanians (Kosovars), and Serbs, two constants seem fundamental over the past two decades: Slobodan Milosevic and the ascension of Islam to independent statehood. Most academic and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of years later, another five hundred thousand Albanian speakers had immigrated to Greece after 1985. The data show that Greeks and Albanians have a long-term kinship, but this is obscured by linguistic and religious differences. Understanding this common past may strengthen contemporary political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 36–45.
Published: 01 December 2011
... toward a common goal. As the process across the Arab world unfolds, American interests will need to be addressed in ways different from the past. New American wars will not be a promising option. The region’s challenges require a serious and consistent policy toward resolving the core issues of...