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political opportunity structures
Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 48–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sotiris G. Vandoros This essay systematically explores the role the immigration issue played in the electoral and overall political power structure of right-wing extremism in Greece as expressed by Golden Dawn. It employs a political-opportunity structure along with a discursive-opportunity...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 91–110.
Published: 01 December 2008
... these have on Africa's development are examined. The authors argue that there are two very important perspectives—exploitation and opportunity—on China's role in Africa's development. The authors also argue that African countries must implement meaningful structural and policy changes that could enable them...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Efstathios T. Fakiolas; Tassos Fakiolas Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the United States has been presented with a unique structural opportunity to establish world.scale hegemony. But it was not until after the 11 September terrorist attacks that an American president explicitly set...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 115–122.
Published: 01 September 2008
... structure of the Yugoslav state was based on the principle of “fraternity and unity,” and defense forces relied on the numeri- cal superiority of one of the constituent nations. Slovenia’s small size thus afforded limited influence on defense matters. This meant that all Slove- nian military units...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 6–12.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Africans should make the double effort of understanding African Americans in a structured manner. It is imperative that Africans also understand the reality confronting African-American brothers and sisters in their adopted place of birth. They should appreciate the talent and the opportunity...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2015
... not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. A Sea of Opportunities: The EU and China in the Mediterranean Romano Prodi Asia’s new economic and political strength — particularly China’s — and its increasing economic ties with Europe are giving the Mediterranean region an opportunity...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 67–93.
Published: 01 September 2015
...: (1) administrative structures and programs, (2) local investment, and (3) national political will. Governments may be reluctant to decentralize out of a concern that this pro- cess could promote secessionist movements and become a cause of conflict. (Iraq is an example.) However, more...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 56–67.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the end of World War II, discussion never resulted in a concrete or realistic plan. The reasons for this emphatic failure can be found in the political complexities of the European structure and in the difficulties of implementing such a challenging plan. The European Common Security and Defense Concept...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 42–66.
Published: 01 March 2003
... survive and also create the conditions for its prosperity. Such a perspective is in line with membership in the EU. The EU acquis communautaire presents a unique opportunity to gradually mold a ﬂexible economic, political, and social structure for Cyprus. Possible adjustments postponing...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 33–51.
Published: 01 March 2005
... for building new political and military elites through training opportunities and the establishment of formats for coopera- tion with NATO members. The BLACKSEAFOR cooperation introduced for the ﬁ rst time regionwide joint efforts for maritime security. BLACKSEAFOR offered a platform for regional...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 60–76.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to the strengthening of civilian oversight and bring fresh civilian expertise into military affairs as, for example, in the defense diplomacy tasks that should be fulﬁlled by civilian leadership and specialized military structures possessing a deep knowledge about political and diplomatic affairs. It has become...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 98–114.
Published: 01 September 2012
... their homelands by religious strife, political instability, and/ or economic hardship. Numerous immigrants joined the work force of their adopted countries, and a good number of them sought their fortunes in the world of business. Even though Greece ended up in the Western bloc during the Cold War divide...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., the alliance must also be part of the process leading to a political solution. This does not mean that NATO should turn into some kind of debating society. But in light of the challenges they face together, allies do need a structured forum where they can meet together on a daily basis to discuss key...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2002
... are in the midst of a worldwide transformation, resulting from changes in the internal structures of many key participants, the democ- ratization of politics, the globalization of economics, and a revolution in communications and information. What has changed here at home is that our preeminence can...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 124–140.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in trade and energy have already affected regional states, altering already fragile domestic structures and institutions. Political 2. According to the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, global population in 2015...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 67–84.
Published: 01 June 2007
... of political will to tackle the troubled state of Greece’s agriculture. Using EU funds, succes- sive governments have subsidized agriculture in the form of price guarantees, but this does little to bring about much-needed reform in the structure and nature of the country’s agricultural sector.16...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of political and economic cooperation. Political agreement has been reached to accelerate implementation of joint infra- structure projects. After elections in Romania, we will continue to seek con- tinuity in bilateral relations and partnership in our common...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 85–105.
Published: 01 June 2005
... needs it. It is hoped that the parallel development of the parliamentary dimension of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership as a structured political organ could further bolster political dialogue and advance the goals of the Barcelona Process. In the present circumstances, given the inherent ﬂ ex...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 102–117.
Published: 01 September 2005
... organization that in large part has had great success in recruiting new members in nations that offer young men little political voice and limited economic opportunity.1 Even before the smoke had settled from the 11 September attacks in New York and Washington, DC, US Trade Representative Robert...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 3–15.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Joseph J. Sisco Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2003 Joseph J. Sisco is chairman of the American Academy of Diplomacy, former U.S. under secretary of state for political affairs, and former president of American University in Washington, D.C. He is currently president of Sisco Associates...