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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 19–42.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., the Barbary corsairs. Although the essay focuses primarily on history, it also draws some conclusions about piracy and the international system today. The essay notes a prevailing assumption that contemporary piracy off Somalia and that perpetrated by the Barbary pirates is similar, but it further notes...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., a group determined to expand its influence and control beyond Mogadishu. Meanwhile, Somali pirates have intensified their attacks in the Gulf of Aden, carrying out attacks on more than ninety commercial ships and successfully hijacking more than thirty-five ships in 2008. The pirates have earned more than...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 95–121.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., or regions. Pirates have operated in Asian, African, and South Ameri- can coastlines and waters through the years. In 1981, the increasing loss of lives at the hands of pirates, and the devastating consequences on interna- tional trade, compelled the International Chamber of Commerce to form...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... The next essay in this issue, by Martin Murphy, visiting fellow at the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies, provides a sophisticated treat- ment of the origins and evolution of the North African Barbary Pirates. As Murphy convincingly argues, they were not really pirates at all but, rather...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2015
... building. Starting in late 2008, growing pirate activities in the Gulf of Aden were met with a strong response from the international community. Authorized by the UN Security Council, several states and regional groupings decided to dispatch antipiracy task forces to the region. Among those who...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 107–109.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: “Catholic France . . . followed the flag of Islam, the flag of pirates and slave merchants.” On the basis of a painstaking and systematic analysis of French and Ottoman diplomatic documents, travelogues, and other surviving sources, the author succeeds in exposing the bias and fallacy of traditional...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 June 2012
...: “Catholic France . . . followed the flag of Islam, the flag of pirates and slave merchants.” On the basis of a painstaking and systematic analysis of French and Ottoman diplomatic documents, travelogues, and other surviving sources, the author succeeds in exposing the bias and fallacy of traditional...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 111–114.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of the French-­Turkish alliance. It was also one that, in subsequent centuries, historians treated as a shameful episode. This was neatly summed up by Jules Michelet, perhaps France’s most influential nineteenth-­ century historian: “Catholic France . . . followed the flag of Islam, the flag of pirates...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 March 2012
... pirates and the young United States before I went off to spend a month in Libya several years ago, but I enjoyed his description of the period, which he has titled “Deys, Beys, and Bashas.” The chapter gives the reader a concise yet precise overview of America’s first venture into naval warfare...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 106–110.
Published: 01 March 2012
... pirates and the young United States before I went off to spend a month in Libya several years ago, but I enjoyed his description of the period, which he has titled “Deys, Beys, and Bashas.” The chapter gives the reader a concise yet precise overview of America’s first venture into naval warfare...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2007
... that their government was cracking down on pirated foreign films, music, and other products.56 They also moved against pirated computer software by requiring that computer manufacturers must preload licensed operating- system software onto machines.57 Giant Chinese computer makers have agreed to install...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 109–111.
Published: 01 December 2013
... weddings and festivities. Outlets to gain additional fame and reach a broader audience can be had through nonlicensed TV and pirate radio stations (many of them hosted in the living rooms of apartments in Naples’ working class neighbor­ hoods), but they are always liable to be shut down at a moment’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 112–117.
Published: 01 December 2013
... honor, crime, and betrayal. Most neomelodica performers lead relatively hardscrabble lives, fiercely competing among themselves for low-fee perfor­ mances at local weddings and festivities. Outlets to gain additional fame and reach a broader audience can be had through nonlicensed TV and pirate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 141–144.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Herrin hypothesizes that Arab pirates also may have taken their toll on Kythera during the seventh and eighth centuries. It was not until the tenth century AD, after the Byzantines reconquered Crête and the Slavs were assimilated on the mainland, that Byzantine settlement and growth were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 144–146.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Herrin hypothesizes that Arab pirates also may have taken their toll on Kythera during the seventh and eighth centuries. It was not until the tenth century AD, after the Byzantines reconquered Crête and the Slavs were assimilated on the mainland, that Byzantine settlement and growth were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 147–150.
Published: 01 December 2014
... abandonment during the time of the Slavic invasion. Herrin hypothesizes that Arab pirates also may have taken their toll on Kythera during the seventh and eighth centuries. It was not until the tenth century AD, after the Byzantines reconquered Crête and the Slavs were assimilated on the mainland...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 160–163.
Published: 01 December 2006
...- ing Barbary was voiced in London, ostensibly to head off pirate raiders who not only attacked British shipping in the Mediterranean but moved in English home waters and even raided coastal communities. It should also be noted that this summons to warfare against Barbary coincided with civil war...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of energy security, NATO is beginning to take on a role in areas such as energy infrastructure protection. Further, as a result of pirate attacks on shipping in recent years, NATO has also assumed an active counterpiracy role. Finally, NATO expanded its global relationships during this phase...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 130–132.
Published: 01 June 2003
... a sovereign state like Ethiopia, engage its naval forces in a pirate campaign of terror against commercial transport in the Mediter- ranean, conduct secret submarine warfare in all of the Mediterranean during peace time, provide an aspiring dictator like Franco with unlimited military assistance, ruth...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 132–137.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of expansionism in the Rhine- land, Austria, and the Sudetenland as justifiable German national aspirations, one could not possibly have done so regarding Mussolini’s strategy and behavior. After all, how often does a country blatantly invade a sovereign state like Ethiopia, engage its naval forces in a pirate...