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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 115–124.
Published: 01 December 2004
...David Binder Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 David Binder is a retired correspondent for the New York Times . Vlachs: a Peaceful Balkan People David Binder In our time millions on all continents have abandoned their homes and homelands...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... change, water shortages, and resulting migrations of people could result in an acute problem of food scarcity across the region. As outbreaks of the Arab Spring showed, a shortfall of food and a rise in the prices of staple items can have a devastating impact on the stability of the entire region...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 63–79.
Published: 01 March 2008
... impoverished, as it had been throughout its history, but also rich in talented and thoughtful people. Images of Stalin and of Enver Hoxha, Stalin's Albanian imitator, were still omnipresent. “We are a terrorized people,” one student commented. Rebellion was in the air. Copyright 2008 by Mediterranean Affairs...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 March 2011
... contributes to conditions that are fueling the conflict: foreign administrative control (slave trade and colonialism) of the Niger Delta, which is alien to the indigenous people; the presence of lucrative commodities (oil, palm oil, and timber); and the Niger Delta people's resistance to exploitation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Ioannis Mantzikos In December 1992, the United Nations Security Council, acting under chapter 7 of its charter, authorized the use of all necessary means to secure the delivery of humanitarian aid to the people of Somalia. In the collapsing landscape of that country, however, the intervention...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 52–62.
Published: 01 September 2012
... for US policy and its ideals of self-determination and human rights? Will the liberals triumph, or will the Egyptian people face a hard-line Islamic future? This article attempts to answer these questions. Richard T. Sale is a former intelligence correspondent for UPI and the Middle East Times...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of Syria have been hard to watch. Several thousand innocent people perished between the eruption of resistance to Assad’s regime in March 2011 and the beginning of 2013, with no end in sight. There is little doubt that government forces were responsible for the majority of deaths. The prospect that Assad...
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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 (2013) 24 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Emmanuel Karagiannis Greece has enjoyed strong historical and cultural ties with countries and peoples of the Black Sea region for many centuries. During the 1990s, Greek governments largely ignored the region as they focused on the immediate Balkan neighborhood, which was in turmoil at the time...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 64–82.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Ali Erken Student movements in the twentieth century Middle East have received less attention than many other topics in the study of the region's cultural and political history. Yet the rapidly changing demographic composition of the region since the 1960s have made young people and youth activism...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... at a time when the country has been experiencing a vast socioeconomic change, with millions of people moving into the middle class. Turkish democracy Europeanization World Values Survey Turkey Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 Burak Erdenir is deputy undersecretary...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Patrick N. Theros The Arab Awakening (also known as the Arab Spring) caught the Western world, and even most experts, by surprise. A fuller understanding of how the peoples of the Middle East perceive their history and their relationship with the Western world—from their own perspective...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 30–54.
Published: 01 March 2016
...George Bistis The year 2015 started with a great promise for austerity-harmed people in Greece, but within a few months the promise began to fade as reality sunk in. It was a year that the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) achieved a historic electoral triumph in Greece. SYRIZA came to power...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 112–130.
Published: 01 September 2017
... for the necessity for further research on the Arabic conception of state-society relations. This approach may unravel whether the social foundations in the region are conducive for democracy and shed light on the nature of traditional authority that has commanded loyalty from people over many centuries...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 87–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
...J. S. Krasna Reports of the demise of the Arab state have been exaggerated, despite claims that the postcolonial, state-based paradigm is collapsing under the pressure of “people power,” the resurgence of premodern loyalties, and the rise of nonstate actors. Even Hamas, Hezbollah, and the Islamic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 67–88.
Published: 01 March 2012
... assesses the relative impacts of religion, economics, and political performance on that trust. Empirical results show that Turkish citizens lost a great deal of confidence in political institutions during the 1990s. Statistical analysis indicates that people’s evaluation of political performance has...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2010
...William W. Ellis US intelligence activities have changed in recent years because of changing global political conditions. Using sophisticated technologies, intelligence agencies now conduct surveillance of a wide variety of organizations and an enormous number of people, including many US citizens...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 55–76.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the Western Saharan conflict, but only if it genuinely advances the political, social, economic, and environmental fulfillment of the people living there. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Yossef Ben-Meir is professor of sociology, Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco. He is president of the High...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 11–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... discusses the hitherto unacknowledged issue of reparations regarding the heart of the occupation: the irreversible damages to the physiognomy of the people by setting forth conditions that have led to the de-Hellenization of the Greeks, causing the replacement of cultural traits, traceable back to Hellenic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2011
...-aggrandizing power instead of needed change for our people gives impetus to outside forces — such as the Tea Party — much as in Tunisia and Egypt. Leaders must restore Americans’ trust by a commitment to accountability and results if they are to be the ones to lead the restoration of the American Dream...