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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Deborah Sanders As a powerful littoral state with important security interests in the Black Sea, Russia has the ability to use the maritime domain to advance and protect its interests, which will affect regional and international security. Using the currently available literature, this essay...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Since the early 2000s, however, Athens has developed a multidimensional policy toward the Black Sea region that deserves to be examined. This policy is based on a combination of hard and soft power resources, including economic might, military diplomacy, pipeline development, public diplomacy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 22–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... 2016 maritime Europe immigration sea power Eurasia Europe and Its Seas in the Twenty-­First Century Magnus Nordenman Unlike the Asia-­Pacific region, seen primarily as a maritime environment, Europe is most often thought about in terms of its land, as a continent whose destiny...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Peter E. Paraschos With Israel and Cyprus recently confirming massive offshore gas reserves in the Levant Basin, the eastern Mediterranean Sea region is emerging as a significant new source of natural gas. The major economic and geopolitical implications explored in this essay include...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... the status of the Black Sea Fleet and conflicts with leaders in Chechnya and 118  Mediterranean Quarterly: Spring 2009 Hall and Grant: Russia, China, and the Energy-Security Politics of the Caspian Sea  119 Tatarstan over resources, revenues, and power sharing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 80–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Quirk: Angell and Mahan  81 world. This essay considers the arguments of Angell and Mahan in their own time, throughout the twentieth century, and today. In this context, the lat- ter sections focus more closely on Russia’s and China’s twenty-­first-century approach to modern sea power...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (3): 87–99.
Published: 01 September 2000
... wide and therefore technically within the territorial jurisdiction of their riverine power. Their coasts command the commercial and strategic communication avenues to not only the Marmara and Black Seas but to the whole Black Sea Basin, including southern Rus...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 19–42.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... Murphy: The Barbary Pirates  29 Purposeful Violence The Barbary states were sea powers, and Algiers was the most powerful of the three. The power of the Barbary fleets varied over time. The Ottoman navy never supported the corsairs; on the contrary, in the sixteenth century...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 58–93.
Published: 01 September 2002
... for this was that Turkey, as custodian of the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles, could open Russia’s only exit to warm waters and, conversely, prevent hostile powers from attacking it in the rear through the Black Sea. Russia has always begrudged Turkey its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... See also Andrew S. Erickson, “Chinese Sea Power in Action: The Counterpiracy Mission in the Gulf of Aden and Beyond,” in Roy Kamphausen et al., eds., The PLA at Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China’s Military (Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 160–163.
Published: 01 December 2006
... factor in England’s civil wars in this century, for example, Dryden’s use of Muslims to deride the memory of equally fervent Puritans, a favorite analogy in the Restoration period. And, of course, omnipresent British sea power in Islamic waters, militarily and commercially, convinced the English...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 163–166.
Published: 01 December 2006
... factor in England’s civil wars in this century, for example, Dryden’s use of Muslims to deride the memory of equally fervent Puritans, a favorite analogy in the Restoration period. And, of course, omnipresent British sea power in Islamic waters, militarily and commercially, convinced the English...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 167–171.
Published: 01 December 2006
... with the Islamic world in the Elizabethan period “to one that grew militarily and commercially powerful enough to dominate the Islamic Reviews 165 seas.” In a word, Britain had emerged into near superpower status, building its empire increasingly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 33–51.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of these references could be applied to the Black Sea region—a risk-oriented approach, the common strategic relevance of the area, or the historical interdependencies and power-related evolutions of this area. Others might be questionable, since the Black Sea’s diversity of cultures, religions, and political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 4–29.
Published: 01 June 2017
... maritime powers. This essay contends that this same process is under way in the Black Sea, which has long been a critical intersection for energy and commerce among Europe, Central Asia, Turkey, and Russia and has now become a flashpoint. Paul Coyer notes, “Tensions are high and great potential...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 121–124.
Published: 01 June 2010
... of Italian seamen. Morison wrote in Operations in North African Wars, (1984) that “the Dago Navy [referring to the Italian mariners] had long been regarded by British tars as a huge joke.”1 Rose, in his Power at Sea (2007), wrote, “Mussolini’s lazy sailors disdained to prepare for serious warfare...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 11–38.
Published: 01 June 2005
... as of the tenth century as collections of sheets representing “countries” of the Islamic world and seas, the Mediterranean, the Caspian, and the Persian Gulf. They were appar- ently designed for school use, which is interesting since that suggests that they had some power in forming the perceptions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 114–118.
Published: 01 June 2010
... in Europe” or “Turkish Europe.” Venetian imperial ambi- tions have several sources, from the benign to the traditional play of power politics. O’Connell highlights Venice’s self-understanding as a natural maritime state as the source for true and perpetual dominion of the sea. The “myth of Venice...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 118–121.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Europe.” Venetian imperial ambi- tions have several sources, from the benign to the traditional play of power politics. O’Connell highlights Venice’s self-understanding as a natural maritime state as the source for true and perpetual dominion of the sea. The “myth of Venice” was carefully crafted...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 23–54.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Stephen Blank The Black Sea and its littoral are once again an arena for interstate and great- power rivalry. The frozen conflicts in Moldova, Georgia, and Nagorno-Kara- bakh connect regional rivalries within and between states with the larger great-power competition. Some of these conflicts...