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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 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
...: 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 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 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 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 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 December 2013) 24 (4): 43–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Nadine Mourad Sika This essay examines the structural economic reform measures undertaken in the Arab world in the past two decades. Developmental projects in the region have attained growth in gross domestic product, higher levels of human capital, and stable governments. These, however, have been...
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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 March 2015) 26 (1): 26–39.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Pablo Páreja-Alcaraz The past two decades have witnessed a significant intensification of the bilateral relations between Spain and China that, in spite of the economic and political significance for the former, has received little scholarly attention. This essay explores the evolution of this...
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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 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...