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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 19–31.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in foreign policy. Gaddafi humanitarian intervention regime-change war refugee crisis civil war © 2018 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018 ...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 30–41.
Published: 01 June 2012
... fundamentalism. Civil disobedience campaigns in Tunisia and Egypt succeeded in forcing regime change in ways that a decade of al Qaeda terror attacks failed to accomplish. While it is too soon to write al Qaeda’s obituary, its erosion came well before the death of its historic leader. This essay examines al...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 38–52.
Published: 01 September 2016
... on political affairs. Copyright 2016 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2016 interwar years anticommunism Cold War 4th of August regime 17th of November Change and Continuity: Comparing the Metaxas Dictatorship and the Colonels’ Junta in Greece Vangelis Angelis In April 1972...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ted Galen Carpenter Western news media outlets have paid considerable attention to the civil war in Syria, but much of the coverage is simplistic and melodramatic. Too many accounts portray the conflict as a Manichean struggle between the evil, brutal regime of Bashar al-Assad and noble freedom...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 62–79.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Israel but paid lip service to the plight of the Palestinians, the Baath Party skillfully and effectively exploited the “Israel card” as an excuse to suppress opposition to the regime on fabricated charges of espionage. Syria fought another war with Israel in 1973, again suffered a humiliating...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 116–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... East. For Iran there was the end of a regime that had launched a long and costly war against it in 1980. Nevertheless, Iran continued to develop its nuclear capability and its missile systems. Syria lost its Baathist neighbor with which it had a rocky relationship despite sharing a number of policy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 68–75.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of $4 billion per month, being double that given only a month earlier. Finally, the Iraq war, the test case of preemptive attack and externally imposed regime change, has opened a Pandora’s box in world politics. In all likelihood there will be no imitators as long as the power of United States...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 21–37.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., global conflict with a final outcome largely indeterminate. The administration has provided few criteria to measure success, with the exception of elimination of leaders of terrorist groups and the change of WMD regimes that threaten international...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 87–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... preoccupation with the IS threat and the concomitant willingness to ease pressure on Bashar al-Assad (well illustrated by the US- Russian agree- ment on a ceasefire and the erection of safe zones), and to the game- changing involvement of Russia in preserving the regime and resulting military suc- cesses...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 99–115.
Published: 01 December 2003
...-CAPI.html. Such pointed criti- cism has continued. See Allen. 24. That attitude was not new. Even before the war against Iraq, many militant neoconservatives were advocating a campaign of forcible regime change in Iran and Syria—and in some cases even Saudi Arabia. See Michael Ledeen, The War...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
...: The Great War in the Middle East (New York: Basic Books, 2015). 2. For a quick but thorough chronicle of the rapid changes in Egyptian politics through the nine- teenth and twentieth centuries, see James Jankowski, Egypt: A Short History (Oxford: One World, 2000). Theros...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 12–24.
Published: 01 September 2003
... transpired if the United States is to keep taxpayer support. Prior to the war, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld told Congress that he did not envision any need for U.S. troops to stay in Iraq, because the Iraqi peo- ple would immediately set up a democratic regime under the leadership of 16...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 March 2000
... System Dimitris K. Xenakis The transformation in world politics since the end of the Cold War and the removal of the bipolar overlay has led to a state of unpredictable change and, as often suggested, disorder. An increased...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 45–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
... into protracted and bloody conflicts, in the case of Syria with no end in sight as of this writing in spring 2014. Iraq after 2003 began to replace Tahrir Square as the model for regime change as militia and sectarian warfare erupted in various countries, a US ambassador and three colleagues were murdered...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 12–27.
Published: 01 March 2007
... 2006, A1. 2. For a discussion of the full range of options, including sanctions and a campaign of subversion to achieve regime change in Iran, see Ted Galen Carpenter, “Iran’s Nuclear Program: America’s Policy Options,” Cato Institute Policy Analysis no. 578, 20 September 2006. Ted Galen...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 8–19.
Published: 01 December 2011
... by a son of Qaddafi, helped to keep the regime secure from a military coup. Here, even if officers had decided that Qaddafi had long outlived any usefulness of his rule, turning him out would not have been as smooth and simple as it seemed in Tunisia and Egypt. Instead, the result was civil war...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... with the ruling regimes. Going by the examples of the shah of Iran and the Cold War warriors of Eastern Europe such as Nicolai Ceaucescu, proximity to autocratic regimes is often a strategic liability. The absence of democracy at times leads to a misleading conclusion that democracy and Islam...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 77–94.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., that the country would unilaterally renounce its extensive program to develop weapons of mass destruction (WMD).2 What explains this dramatic change of heart by the Libyan regime after decades of hostility? And what does Qaddafi’s decision tell us about how to persuade other “rogue states” to disarm...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 63–81.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Tayyip Erdogan’s “one minute” debate with Israeli president Shimon Peres at Davos following the Gaza war of 2008. This new foreign policy approach, particularly toward Israel and the Palestinian Authority, but also toward Iran, Syria, and Hamas, signaled a change regarding Turkey’s nonactor...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 3–15.
Published: 01 December 2003
... War (1980–89), the Iraq invasion of Kuwait in 1991, and the recent war against the Saddam Hussein regime. Ironically, during this period the Arab-Israeli peace process moved haltingly but successfully: two disengagement agreements brokered by the United States between Egypt and Israel, a similar...