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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 82–97.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Scott Woodward This essay examines the theory of responsibility to protect , particularly as it clashes and melds with the concept of state sovereignty. The shift in focus takes center stage and highlights the progression of the premise that states everywhere are responsible for ensuring that mass...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 5–13.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Review, which sets the groundwork for future interventions both to prevent states from failing and to rebuild states devastated by war or natural disaster. The ambitious nature of this strategy suggests a new age of American imperialism under which the “responsibility to protect” of the 1990s may become...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 26–39.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Pamela Lesser Twenty-one countries share the Mediterranean's coastline with no single country responsible for its environmental deterioration or its protection. They are collectively responsible for both. Over four decades, the environmental dimension of Europe's policy toward its Mediterranean...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 21–41.
Published: 01 December 2016
... parliamentarians have been active in foreign policy. First, they used the new concept of “responsibility to protect” (R2P) in 2011 over Libya. Then, in the case of Syria, their main focus was on reacting to the 2013 use of chemical weapons by the Bashar al-Assad regime. Later still, after several Daesh terrorist...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 16–36.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... A successful state is one that lives up to an optimum degree of responsibility to protect its citizens and others under its jurisdiction and to provide for their general welfare. This should entail containing violence, managing diversity, developing and implementing sound economic policies that balance...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 72–87.
Published: 01 December 2004
... it trades protection of civil liberties for protection of national security. Finally, we dis- cuss the progression of public responses following 11 September. The History of Policy Development in Canada Regarding Multiculturalism and Immigration Reviewing historical decisions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (2): 25–37.
Published: 01 June 2004
...- 12. Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism, iv. See also Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), Critical Infrastructure Protection and the Endangerment of Civil Liberties: An Assessment of the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection (Wash...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 119–134.
Published: 01 September 2002
... and human rights, even in its out-of-treaty area of responsibilities. NATO, it is said, could protect the world from “conflicts outside the treaty area stemming from unresolved historical disputes and the actions of undemocratic governments and sub-state actors who...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 18–46.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Laman Tasch The absence of a universally accepted definition of minority and standardized mechanisms for minority protection presents challenges during the European Union (EU) accession process. The differences between definitions used by European policy makers and those used in candidate countries...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 152–154.
Published: 01 March 2015
... pre­sents additional evidence that there are unresolved conflicts between protecting patient freedom and the willingness and ability of a patient to actually accept responsibility for treatment. Despite liberal reforms, Davis finds that in practice “dependency — rather than free- dom — may...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 6–24.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to happen. One of the major shortcomings that led to the 11 September tragedies was that the responsibility for protecting commercial airlines was left to the gov- ernment, the Federal Aviation Administration, the FBI, the CIA, and the Immigration and Naturalization Service. And they failed. A greater...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 39–57.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., this new change from FSK to FSB was seen as an increase in power and areas of responsibility. Today the FSB looks to the Cheka as its predecessor, with a departmental emblem uniting the two-headed eagle of tsarist Russia with the shield and sword that is the traditional symbol of the special services...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 17–43.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of Kosovo’s current leadership to govern Kosovo, or to be assigned the responsibility for providing security for Kosovo’s non-Albanian ethnic communities. Clearly, only the international community can deal with the problems confronting Kosovo. This requires new policies to protect both moderate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 1–22.
Published: 01 December 2000
...) and national missile defense (NMD). The general distinction between TMD and NMD is as follows: TMD involves the deployment of antiballistic missiles with limited ranges that can protect relatively small areas (such as military forces, bases, and equipment...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 90–111.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Strategic Responses to Illegal Immigration This section focuses on strategic responses that could be adopted on the part of the state to deal with illegal population fl ows. The choice of the term strategic is deliberate, suggesting a comprehensive and long-term vision as opposed to the ad hoc...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 125–132.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of this law Poptodorova: Bulgaria’s Migration Policy 127 guarantee that the new identity documents fully comply with the standards of the EU and that they have all levels of protection against counterfeiting and mala fi de (bad faith) usage. 3. The Civil Registration...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2015
... for Beijing to protect such interests, begin- ning with the security of the Chinese communities that have settled there. In this respect, cooperation with the EU might prove to be the right answer to China’s strategic problem. Given its geographical proximity and historical ties, the EU has both...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 69–82.
Published: 01 December 2012
... those who commit international crimes. The 2005 UN World Summit unanimously affirmed legal obligations that required states to protect their populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity.22 This triggered a so-­called doctrine of the responsibility...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 119–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of entry. Malta’s policy responses to irregular immigration overall display a rather peculiar mixture of extreme generosity and extreme harshness. With almost 50 percent of asylum seekers receiving some form of protection, Malta is cur- rently the most generous country within the EU in this respect...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 21–45.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of environmental security but was unable to solve the definition problem. A further pertinent illustration of this confusion arises out of a senior U.S. military conference that took place in 2000. An Army general responsible for force structure understood that environmental security meant force protection...