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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 19–31.
Published: 01 December 2018
... foreign policy. Gaddafi humanitarian intervention regime-change war refugee crisis civil war © 2018 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018 ...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 15–20.
Published: 01 June 2003
... protect its sovereignty and to further its vital national interests if either scenario materializes. Territorial changes in the Balkans, wherever they might occur, usually create explosive situations. After a series of wars consequent to the dissolution of former Yugoslavia, it will be both politically...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 80–105.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Zafer Kizilkaya This essay first examines how Lebanese Hezbollah's wars have changed the content and saliency of its several identities. It then focuses on the role of these identities on the group's moral conception of using force. The analysis includes Hezbollah's conflicts against Israel and its...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 156–158.
Published: 01 September 2004
... administration’s decision to resort to force in order to bring about regime change in Iraq met with skepticism, if not outright opposition, from some of Ameri- ca’s traditional European allies, straining US-European relations. At the same time, it caused a ﬁ ssure within the European Union, setting back...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Richard Clark, and former deputy secretary of defense Paul Wolfowitz in support of his view that the Bush administration was planning regime change in Iraq before 9/11. Pena denounces the Bush administration for calling Iran, Iraq, and North Korea the “axis of evil,” a useless diversion...
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...
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...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 12–24.
Published: 01 September 2003
... gulf states that the transition from war has gone as well as it has. There has been no ﬂow of refugees, and the United States managed to secure alternative sources of oil to substitute for that of Iraq. Jordan’s dependence on Iraqi oil will not change but the cost will go up; the new regime in...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 68–75.
Published: 01 December 2003
... as a preferable option: (1) a war in Iraq would set U.S. foreign policy on a course not compatible with the founding principles of the republic; (2) a preemptive attack against a sovereign state could soon prompt imitation; and (3) the assertion by the United States of a right to change regimes...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 21–37.
Published: 01 December 2002
... at the Twin Towers and the Pentagon and expressions of support for the United States emanating from Russia, China, and several “rogue regimes,” notably, Syria, Libya, and Sudan. To give immediate effect to its declaration of war, the United States dis...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 176–191.
Published: 01 December 2003
... primary goal of the United States and started talking about changing the regime in Baghdad, it became a different story. The people in the streets throughout North Africa expressed anger over the U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf in preparation for the war with Iraq. They were also...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 68–80.
Published: 01 December 2008
... actors prevail. 2. The catalytic geopolitical changes of the end of the Cold War gave the impression that the inter- national arena would be homogenized and thus acquire a political character, as the use of military force would be practically extinct, while nurturing far-fetched expectations...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 82–98.
Published: 01 June 2008
... patriarchal Muslim and Arab polities.9 Given their acute fear of political change, authoritarian regimes are not likely to allow debate over tajdeed to take place within their borders. The greatest unknown is that, once those debates start, no one knows what sweep- ing changes they might bring about...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 17–24.
Published: 01 June 2004
... other Sunni Arabs are likely to continue to resist the American military occupation and regime change because they perceive themselves as the losers in the formation of a new Iraqi govern- ment. They are ﬁghting not for Saddam but for their political, and perhaps physical, survival. And the Sunnis...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 115–118.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Symeon Giannakos Symeon Giannakos is professor of political science and director of the masters program in international relations at Salve-Regina University. Watts Larry L. : With Friends Like These: The Soviet Bloc’s Clandestine War against Romania . Bucharest, Romania...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sotiris Rizas Greece’s relationship with the Soviet Union was burdened by the Greek civil war, which was closely related to the outbreak of the Cold War in the Near East in 1946–47. The collapse of Greece’s parliamentary regime in 1967 arrested a process toward détente undergone by practically...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 11–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... life of Greece had the war not occurred. The first thing that comes to mind is the expected transition from the dictatorship of the Metaxas regime, which commenced in August 1936, to the return to a normal democratic statehood, with the parallel changes in education and other aspects of the...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 6–19.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Arab Awakening can also serve as an early example of the policy shift under way in Washington in regard to the war on terrorism as a strategic construct. The Muammar Gaddafi regime in Libya, shortly after 9/11, had changed its approach to the United States and the West, and cooperation in the...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 5–26.
Published: 01 December 2014
... its own civil war. They had to explain the existence of a dictatorial regime that survived for twenty years and had served as a model for many right-wing forces in and out of Europe (including National Socialism in Germany). It culminated in Italy’s participation in the Second World War as...
Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 104–108.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Robert J. Pranger Robert Olson: The Goat and the Butcher: Nationalism and State Formation in Kurdistan-Iraq since the Iraqi War . Costa Mesa, Calif.: Mazda Publishers, 2005. 278 pages. ISBN 1-56859-186-1. $35.00. Reviewed by Robert J. Pranger. Robert J. Pranger is a private consultant with...