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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 77–94.
Published: 01 September 2009
... State University, Berks Campus, Reading, Pennsylvania. Carrots, Sticks, and Bombs: The End of Libya’s WMD Program Randall Newnham At the end of December 2008, the United States and Libya formally resumed diplomatic relations with the arrival...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 36–52.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Walter R. Roberts The term public diplomacy has only recently reached the American lexicon but has not obtained a definitive interpretation. This essay attempts to present a definition based on history and practical usage. It traces the public diplomacy program from its beginnings, explains its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Kenneth B. Moss The planned deployment of ballistic missile defense systems in Poland and a radar system in the Czech Republic to defend against possible attack from Iran has stirred strong opposition from Moscow. Concern about Iran's nuclear-enrichment program is legitimate, but the United States...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 16–25.
Published: 01 September 2010
... intentions are poorly understood. Many intelligence professionals consider Iran to be the hardest intelligence target in the world. Solid intelligence does exist about the regime's nuclear program, as reported in the 2007 Iran National Intelligence Estimate. There is no evidence that Iran has decided to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 27–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Gawdat Bahgat Since the early 2000s Iran's nuclear program has been a major focus of international and regional policy. Many policy makers and scholars have expressed their concern that if Iran “goes nuclear” other Middle Eastern countries, particularly Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, will follow...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Philip Giraldi Washington is confronted by a number of policy issues relating to Iran, most prominently Tehran's nuclear program and the country's role in the region. There is no good US policy fix for dealing with the situation, but the regular invocation by Washington of a military option as a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 March 2011
... assertion of their rights. The authors conclude that any attempts at finding solutions to the conflict must address issues of program and policy. They posit that policies founded on rights and environmental justice are imperative to help to resolve the differences between the fighting stakeholders...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
... program, although it is currently feeling the weight of new sanctions from the UN—as well as pressures from the United States and the EU. Copyright 2011 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2011 Mohamed El-Khawas is professor of history and international relations, University of the District of Columbia...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Ivan Eland War frequently leads to large increases in taxes, regulation, and government spending—both for the military and ostensibly unrelated domestic programs. Conservatives should not ignore that war is the most prominent cause, directly or indirectly, of the massive welfare state that has been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2014) 25 (3): 52–73.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Spyridon N. Litsas Since 2010 Greece has been between a rock and a hard place. In particular, since May 2010 the so-called troika (European Commission, International Monetary Fund, and European Central Bank) has provided financial support to Greece through an economic adjustment program while the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 1–13.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Philip Giraldi Iran poses two fundamental challenges to the United States. First is its alleged program to develop a nuclear weapon, which is currently being negotiated and which might be managed and contained through concerted international action. Second, and more threatening in the long term...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 26–39.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., for which regional dialogue serves as the primary mechanism to further cooperation in the political, economic, and cultural fields. From 1995 through 2007, the MEDA Program emerged as the main EU financial instrument supporting the EMP’s goals of economic transition, bet- ter socioeconomic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2001) 12 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2001
... entails activities at the source, such as the Nunn-Lugar/Cooperative Threat Reduction program, which has deac- tivated over fifty-five hundred nuclear warheads and endeavors to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction and associated knowledge...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2005) 16 (4): 20–41.
Published: 01 December 2005
...: Prospects for a Diplomatic Solution Mohamed A. El-Khawas The revelation in 2002 that Iran had a secret nuclear program propelled its case to the center stage of world politics. The Tehran government has persistently claimed that its nuclear program is designed solely to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2007) 18 (2): 18–36.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., and it seems appropriate for this era of bridge building as well. Three strategic priorities are guiding all our public diplomacy programs: First, America must continue to offer people across the world a positive vision of hope that is rooted in our deepest values, our belief in liberty, in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 19–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Western defense reform programs had two major goals. First, the West hoped to see the establishment of civilian control over military forces, to include civilian ministry of defense personnel and legislative oversight. Second, Western policy makers attempted to change the defense policies of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2006) 17 (3): 55–64.
Published: 01 September 2006
... programs, previ- ously confined to wartime, continued. There are several theories as to why this happened. The two most often cited are that the war had speeded up the information revolution, which now dominated practically the entire globe, and that the world was basically divided into Western and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 122–125.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., despite more than one hundred interviews with former USIA officers and others and painstaking research in archival sources, a few important gaps exist. There are, for instance, three decisive events in the history of US information and cultural programs where additional facts would have strengthened...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 126–130.
Published: 01 December 2008
... hundred interviews with former USIA officers and others and painstaking research in archival sources, a few important gaps exist. There are, for instance, three decisive events in the history of US information and cultural programs where additional facts would have strengthened Cull’s assessment...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2005) 16 (2): 125–131.
Published: 01 June 2005
... public, especially radio and other electronic forms of communication. Reductions in funding, soon after the fall of the Iron Curtain, for such programs as Voice of America (VOA) and the abolition of the US Information Agency are unwise in Nye’s opinion, principally because the commercial communica...