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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the two governments have signed many partnership agreements. Nonetheless, continuing differences exist between Turkish and Russian officials over various energy, commercial, and security issues. Fundamentally, the relationship remains characterized by overt friendship and restrained competition...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2012) 23 (4): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2012
... which Russia exercises its maritime power. It argues that Russian maritime power is likely to decline significantly. Not only will Russia have significantly fewer maritime platforms in the future, but its ability to use the maritime domain will be compromised by qualitative problems and poor relations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2005) 16 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Constantine A. Pagedas William Henry Flayhart III: Counterpoint to Trafalgar: The Anglo-Russian Invasion of Naples, 1805-1806 . Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2004. 199 pages. ISBN 0-8130-2795-0. $24.95. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2005 Constantine A. Pagedas is...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2009) 20 (4): 32–48.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Stephen Blank This article analyzes the consequences of the 2008 Russian-Georgian war and the unfocused US response to that war. It describes the negative tendencies in both Russian behavior and European security that were illuminated by the war, and concludes that the West, including the United...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2001) 12 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Richard Lugar Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2001 Richard Lugar, Republican of Indiana, is a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. MQ 12.4-01 Lugar 10/16/01 1:04 PM Page 1 Nunn-Lugar—A Tool for the New U.S.-Russian...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2013) 24 (4): 68–81.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Anna Borshchevskaya A superficial look at Russia’s current problems with terrorism and Muslim extremism may lead to the conclusion that the United States and Russia have similar views on this issue, which would therefore make them obvious partners in addressing the problems. Russian president...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Shalendra D. Sharma What began as a downturn in the US housing sector in summer 2007 mushroomed into a global financial crisis by September 2008—the most severe since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Initially, Western European governments, including the Russian government, blamed the crisis on...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 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 (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 61–84.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Stephen Blank; Younkyoo Kim Many see the western Balkans as the back yard of Europe. As the promise and reality of regional economic integration has weakened, however, Russia has returned to the area to play its historically important regional role. In the Balkans, a Russian or Russifying project...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 June 2014
... as neo-Ottomanism, referencing the geographic extent of the Ottoman Empire. Because of its intrinsic pragmatism and the geographical region that is its focus, Strategic Depth has been influenced by Eurasianist thought in Russia. But the Strategic Depth approach differs from Russian Eurasianist ideas...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2015) 26 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 2015
... is playing a malignant role in perpetuating the conflict and has refused to act on its own to help prevent either a new Russian domination of the Caucasus or a new war. Indeed, Washington sees Moscow as playing a constructive role. As a result, US relations with Azerbaijan and Baku’s willingness to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2017) 28 (1): 82–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that has weakened the insurgency. Finally, it assesses the role that Russian, Iranian, and Hezbollah intervention has had in bolstering the regime of Bashar al-Assad. Syria's jihadist revolt has limited but important parallels to the failed 1982 Muslim Brotherhood insurrection. Even with the regime's...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2012) 23 (1): 14–38.
Published: 01 March 2012
... have reached the end of the line in terms of Russian support for the United States regarding Iranian proliferation of nuclear weapons. Though Russia clearly opposes Iranian nuclearization, it does not regard this as nearly as great a threat as does the United States, and the evidence is quite...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2017) 28 (2): 4–29.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Deborah Sanders Traditional maritime security challenges have returned to the Black Sea, and this has had a negative effect on the ability of the six littoral states to address newer security challenges. Traditional maritime security challenges include the buildup of Russian forces in Crimea, the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2017) 28 (2): 125–145.
Published: 01 June 2017
... “Eurasia” and that there is similarity between Moscow's and Ankara's strategic outlooks: Russian neo-Eurasianism and Turkey's Kemalist Eurasianism. Yet the outlook that defines Ankara's understanding of Turkish national interest is not so much a permutation of Eurasianist ideas as it is a homegrown...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2012) 23 (4): 107–134.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., ethical values, and political choices that are essentially idealist. In this essay a working hypothesis is offered, premised on Moscow’s dec- larations and actions and on revealing statements by Russian and Cypriot observers and practitioners. The pragmatic idealist hypothesis has received...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... important for Russian security and economic interests. And as in the case of China, Russian leaders have long been concerned with support for Islam within the country’s borders (notably, in Bashkortostan and Tatarstan) and the “Muslim threat” from the south (notably, Iran, Turkey, and Afghani- stan...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2004) 15 (2): 83–102.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Nikolai Zlobin Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Nikolai Zlobin is director of Russian and Asian studies at the Center forDefense Information in Washington, D.C., and the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 23–54.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Eurasian order. For example, it is the continuing presence of Russian forces in Moldova and, until 2007, Georgia that has held the West back from ratifying the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty. Moscow now uses this as a pretext to suspend its compliance with that treaty...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2017) 28 (2): 146–148.
Published: 01 June 2017
...- cal examination of the relationship between Russia and Cyprus, Melakopides attempts to make a strong statement on two levels. First, he provides a distinct theoretical insight into the motivations driving Russian foreign policy in the region, and second, he juxta- poses the Russian approach to...