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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 70–95.
Published: 01 March 2018
... linked to the food crisis facing the country, and the traditional notions of self-reliance and self-sufficiency are inadequate solutions. In the Jordanian context, agriculture would not provide food security and, on the contrary, would make the process prohibitive and unsustainable in the long run...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2006) 17 (1): 102–115.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Afghanistan. When the Soviets invaded in 1979 they entered a nation that, while not rich, was economically viable. The Afghan economy was characterized by food self-sufficiency, predominance of agricultural exports, macroeconomic stability, a free-floating exchange rate, and low debt burden.28 The...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 115–122.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... Though limited, the two historical experiences formed the basis for a policy of self-sufficiency and military neutrality akin to the models of Switzerland and Austria. And even though Slovenia’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Partnership for Peace program neutralized some of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... displaced people of our region selfsufficient? Local Community and Stakeholder Involvement Ultimately, top-­down approaches will not prove useful in preserving water. Be it people along the Disi aquifer or the people on the banks of the Tigris, local communities have to be involved in resource...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 93–96.
Published: 01 December 2010
... acceptable level of internal pacification together with a consolidation of civilian society and more credible Afghan institutions. As soon as the Afghan State and the armed forces attain that degree of selfsufficiency that we will help them to acquire, the coun- try should begin to walk on its own...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 97–100.
Published: 01 December 2010
... acceptable level of internal pacification together with a consolidation of civilian society and more credible Afghan institutions. As soon as the Afghan State and the armed forces attain that degree of selfsufficiency that we will help them to acquire, the coun- try should begin to walk on its own...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
... disproportionate amount of energy, ranking forty-­eighth in the world in electricity consumption, fifty-­second in oil consumption, and sixty-­ninth in natural gas consumption.18 While Israel has been able to establish selfsufficiency in electricity, it remains dependent on the importation of large...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2014) 25 (1): 54–64.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the creation of a third corridor; and to diversify Cyprus’s energy mix by integrating natural gas and renewable energy resources in its energy sys- tem, so that the island may gradually become energy selfsufficient. Energy infrastructure is essential for the exploitation of Cyprus’s hydro­...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2016) 27 (3): 6–37.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Colbert’s aim was to make France economically selfsufficient. He encouraged the growth of industry through subsidies and tariff protection, rigidly regulated the qualities and prices of manufactured and agricultural products, tried to break down trade barriers within France, initiated a vigor- ous...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... is a strategy of self-sufficiency and the promotion of a defensive strategy. Many argue that China’s military has no desire to be used for imperial purposes. China pre- fers to interact with the United States and Russia for economic purposes with the sole purpose of augmenting its socialist...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 99–114.
Published: 01 September 2008
... percent, and for Japan and China it was 76 and 69 percent, respectively. Some fifteen years ago China was self-sufficient in oil. Today, as a result of its transition to a market economy registering an annual rate of growth of 9 to 10 percent, it is almost on a par with Japan in total oil...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2013) 24 (2): 81–103.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., following his break with that Asian power — and even before, noting China’s limited capacity to provide aid — Hoxha sought to improve relations with various noncommunist countries in Europe and to develop economic selfsufficiency although Alba- nia’s infrastructure, industry and agriculture lagged...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2015) 26 (1): 97–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...), along with its long awaited energy selfsufficiency. The US push for revitalization of these transatlantic alliances in geoeconomic and geostrategic terms may pose significant and multiple challenges to emerging powers like China.19 For many Chinese analysts and policy planners, the TPP and the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... The revolutionary leaders soon fell out among themselves, and a series of coups followed, leading ultimately to the accession of Saddam Hussein in 1979. Saddam can probably be described as the one selfsufficient Arab dic- tator of the twentieth century who never wrapped himself in the embrace...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2016) 27 (3): 105–134.
Published: 01 September 2016
... model that ensures sufficient political self-­rule while reducing the likelihood of federal intervention in the affairs of the two constituent communities.57 First and foremost, the two ethnic communities endorse different percep- 54. Horowitz, Ethnic Groups in Conflict, 603. 55. Sisk. 56...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 23–54.
Published: 01 September 2008
... actor in world affairs that merits recognition as a self-sufficient pole, even empire, in Eur- asia. Such sentiments also articulate an imperial mentality going back to tsar­ist times holding that whatever does not expand contracts. It is not sur- prising that we find in Russian policies toward...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 98–114.
Published: 01 September 2012
... their unclear immigrant status and the country’s confusing legal framework and unfriendly entrepreneurial climate — and embarked on the road of business ownership. Over the past decade, the number of self-­employed immigrants started to develop dramatically, mainly in the area of greater Athens...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2011
... two crude nuclear devices might be accepted as guaranteeing Iran’s security without providing any real offen- sive capability, because Tehran would be unable to use the weapons except in self-­defense. If Iran were to acquire a weapon, the United States would have to make very clear that any...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2015) 26 (3): 94–116.
Published: 01 September 2015
... international strategies. At the state level, Turkey's military and diplomatic capacity was not sufficient to shape the political transformations in Syria and Egypt. At the international level, Turkey could not effectively respond to the challenges of the Iranian-led and Saudi Arabian–led blocs. The former...