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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 19–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Geoffrey Wright The attempt of the Georgian government to reform and restructure its military forces in the past ten years demonstrates the difficulty of conducting Western-style defense reform in postconflict states, which have not seen a formal end to armed conflict. Western-style reforms were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 39–51.
Published: 01 March 2012
... on Institutional and Regulatory Reform Stavros B. Thomadakis Historical comparisons always furnish a way for human memory to be jogged and for coming up with reasonable yardsticks. The Western world is going through an unprecedented crisis that has many facets: financial crash...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 131–148.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Affairs, Inc. 2007 Turkey’s Constraining Position on Western Reform Initiatives in the Middle East Aysegul Sever Turkey is the Middle Eastern country with the longest running struggle for democratization and with the closest ties with the West via...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Nabil Fahmy Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2006 Nabil Fahmy is ambassador of Egypt to the United States. Egypt’s Unwavering Path to Democratic Reform Nabil Fahmy All over the world, the mention of Egypt typically evokes images of an ancient land...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (3): 117–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
... incompetence. Copyright 2018 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018 causal mechanisms Neo-Ottomanism transitology reform modernization ...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 43–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Nadine Mourad Sika This essay examines the structural economic reform measures undertaken in the Arab world in the past two decades. Developmental projects in the region have attained growth in gross domestic product, higher levels of human capital, and stable governments. These, however, have been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Steven Philip Kramer; Judith S. Yaphe The Arab Spring may be a historical turning point similar to the revolutions that swept Europe in 1848. The latter also began as a seemingly invincible wave demanding democratic reforms but turned into inglorious struggles with uncertain outcomes. They reshaped...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 74–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... A clear consideration of these can enable Greece to choose its destiny—instead of having it being thrust upon the country—and in the process succeed in achieving real reform. Copyright 2014 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2014 Elias Kulukundis is a graduate of Harvard University and a Greek writer...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 18–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
... government pledged to end austerity, reverse privatization, and reforms and to achieve at least partial debt forgiveness. A Greek departure from the eurozone was possible. A Greece adrift would leave it vulnerable to the blandishments of Russia, China, and other parties. Should such a shift occur, it would...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 29–48.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the result of the fact that many of the narratives through which the currency was sold to the public did not correspond with its substantive content. What is more, these narratives were not conducive to some of the reforms that were and are necessary for Italy to become competitive. Philip Giurlando...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 110–131.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., and attitudinal factors contributes to this weakness. Accountability problems undermine the quality of democracy. The essay expresses hope that reforms initiated under pressure from the European Union eventually would strengthen accountability and Greece's quality of democracy. Constantine P. Danopoulos...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 89–100.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., it is imperative for Arab countries to establish substantial economic reforms in parallel with political change to enable their populations to remain in their homelands. The international community should support the MENA countries by introducing a “New Deal” to help lead to sustainable development and political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 52–66.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of their efforts to reform the country, fearing that the demands that triggered the revolution may not be met. Copyright 2012 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2012 Mohamed El-Khawas is professor of history and political science at the University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 17–35.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Workers Party (PKK) guerrillas ensconced in the Kandil Mountains of northern Iraq. The essay concludes that the landslide victory of the AKP allows the government to once again focus its efforts on gaining admittance to the EU and the necessary reforms to achieve that status. The fact that DTP candidates...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
... as catalysts for change and reform in Turkey's civil—military balance. Umit Cizre is professor of politics at Istanbul State University, specializing in civil-military relations and national security policy. She was Ertegun Professor at Princeton University (2008 — 09) and a public scholar at the Woodrow...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 42–64.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Calabrese The view that the pathologies of socioeconomic stagnation and political insta- bility affl icting the countries of the wider Middle East are rooted in repres- sive state structures has gained currency on both sides of the Atlantic.1 So too has the view that political reform...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 107–135.
Published: 01 June 2007
... factors make up the foundations of the recent success of the pro-Islamic JDP? What obstacles does the party’s reform agenda face? In this analysis it is shown, first, that what seems to be sporadic support for pro-Islamic par- ties results from the parties’ contradictory roles in Turkish politics...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 152–154.
Published: 01 March 2015
...: Madness and Responsibility in Modern Greece. Duke University Press, 2012. 344 pages. ISBN 978-­0-­8223-­ 5106-­1. $25.95 (paperback). Reviewed by Christina Lizzi. In 1983, a clarion call for psychiatric reform in Greece was issued when the Greek Ministry of Health reported, “It is broadly accepted...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 5–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
... modest attention. Demonstrations in these countries were generally small, protesters demanded reform not revolution, governments reacted to events with a measure of flexibility, and security forces typically avoided dispropor- tionate retaliation. These generalizations, however, hide a far more...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 4–10.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in advancing social, demo- cratic, institutional, and economic reforms at home and pursuing the goal of joining the Euro-Atlantic community. The strategic objectives of our foreign policy are to join the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organi- zation. The Croatian government is working...