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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 49–68.
Published: 01 December 2015
... after the 2010 Mavi Marmara incident, the widening divergence in interests between Turkey and Israel have provided the geopolitical impetus for the development of a rapprochement between Greece and Israel. While political, military, and economic cooperation, in particular, between Israel and Greece have...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 78–89.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Aristotle Tziampiris In his Clash of Civilizations , Samuel Huntington specifically predicts a rapprochement in Greek-Russian relations on account of common civilizational factors. The explanatory validity of this claim can be assessed by examining the extent and nature of the recently improved...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 64–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... that threaten the national security of these countries. The continued conflicts that surround Turkey and Israel have increased the threats on their borders. Both historical trends and popular expectations suggest that the rapproche- ment is driven, at least in part, by the emergence of common threat percep...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 40–70.
Published: 01 December 2000
... opponents of rapprochement decreased consider- ably and the tension in the Arab-Israeli conflict began to subside. Moreover, the changing global environment, which resulted from the collapse of the Jacob Abadi is professor of history at the United States Air...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 106–124.
Published: 01 June 2017
...- nia and Azerbaijan demonstrate this challenge. Moreover, Turkish foreign policy should avoid unilateral actions over that issue without the consent of Azerbaijan. In 2008 – 9, for example, when Turkey embarked on a rapproche- ment with Armenia, the president of Azerbaijan threatened to cut off...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 8–30.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... In general, peaks and dips in Israeli-Turkish relations were reflected inversely by developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict and the waves of strain and rapprochement in the relationship between Turkish and the Arab states. Historically, the amiable attitude of the Ottoman...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 98–116.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Greek-Turkish Relations Nikolaos Zahariadis Greek-Turkish relations, though never cordial, have deteriorated sharply in recent years, the recent rapprochement notwithstanding. Alarmed by the real possibility of open...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 123–126.
Published: 01 September 2015
... is, how long is the Israeli-­Greek rapprochement likely to last and are there limits to it? The rise of Turkish power provides the answers. Following the logic of the balancing argument, the meteoric rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist party in Ankara has both undermined Israeli ties...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 112–121.
Published: 01 September 2003
... on the different sides of the Mediterranean Sea. Prosperity gaps are an issue of importance, given the fact that overall security and political cooperation in the wider Mediterranean region are impossible to achieve without economic stability and the multilevel rapprochement of the people. Such a rapprochement...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 89–109.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- prochement became a major goal of the Eisenhower Doctrine. Details of the Doctrine: Attempting Iraqi-­Saudi Rapprochement Throughout the debate over the Baghdad Pact, the idea of turning King Saud into a regional leader never lost its appeal. John Foster Dulles argued that rather than directly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the unity of a divided country and member of the world community. Greece and Turkey, through their rapprochement, share a rare opportunity to help the citizens of Cyprus rebuild their island, their homes, and their dreams. The outcome of these efforts should...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 56–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
... a matter of strategic decision making before is now possibly the only trump card Cyprus has to play. This trump card, however, is even more precarious as an inevitable Turkey-­Israel rapprochement inches ever closer, especially now that Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently apologized...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 33–51.
Published: 01 March 2005
... the basis for a new strategic dimension for the Black Sea area: the enlargement of NATO and the EU, the changing risk perceptions after 11 September, and Russian-European rapprochement. The Enlargement of NATO and the EU First, the enlargement of NATO and the EU and their policies...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
...: Early Cold War to Détente Sotiris Rizas The Athens-­Moscow rapprochement in September 2006, which mostly cen- tered on energy and pipeline diplomacy, posed questions of the strategic depth of the Greek-­Russian diplomacy. Although Greece remained a North Atlantic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 27–37.
Published: 01 December 2010
... States and Turkey  33 only are Ankara and Washington on very different pages about how to deal with Tehran’s nuclear program, but there is evidence of a Turkish-­Iranian rapprochement with respect to other issues. In particular, there is an increas- ing degree of common ground with respect...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 March 2006
... over the Imia islets — which nearly caused a war — contributed significantly to Athens’ decision to cultivate rapprochement with Turkey. As Ankara’s ongoing challenges and provocations could get out of control, the post-1996 government of Costas Simitis followed a tension- reducing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 63–81.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Turkish foreign policy is based on normalization and rapprochement of relations between Turkey and its Arab neighbors Iraq and Syria; a better economic and political rela- tionship with other Arab and non-­Arab Muslim countries, such as Iran; and service as a negotiator between conflicting parties...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2003
... is great and our means allow. Excellent and stable relations with Balkan nations are complimented Apostolos Kaklamanis is speaker of the Hellenic Parliament. 2 Mediterranean Quarterly: Winter 2003 by our initiative for a policy of rapprochement toward Turkey in the spirit of the European Council’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 27–39.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Iranian aircraft by the USS Vincennes in July 1988. The Gulf War (1990 – 91) represented another missed opportunity for a rapprochement between Washington and Tehran. The Clinton administration initiated a new policy toward Iran called “dual containment.”18 This policy explicitly rejected...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 26–46.
Published: 01 September 2010
... supplies to its neighbors. 11. Elizabeth Fuller, “The Thorny Path to Armenian-­Turkish Rapprochement,” Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty Research Report, 19 March 1993, 48. Fuller notes that as of November 1992, there was a fourth condition: Armenia stop “interfering in Turkish internal affairs...