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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 42–63.
Published: 01 June 2012
... One of the most serious causes of instability in FYROM that reverberates across the Balkans, and even around the world, stems from the twenty-­year-­old dispute with Greece over the name “Macedonia” and Skopje’s absurd claims to Macedonianism, to an exclusive Macedonian identity...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 2010
... disturbing event occurred for the Balkans, especially for Greece. On 17 September 1991, Tito’s Socialist Republic of Macedonia was converted by Skopje’s communist politicians into an independent state with the name “Republic of Macedonia” (Republika Makedonija). Immediately after its secession...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2010
... in the latest round of expansion with the rest of the Adriatic-3 (FYROM with Croatia and Albania), NATO would most likely have admitted it in January 2009 as its twenty-ninth member. Although not a member yet, the government in Skopje has already contrib- uted its armed forces and other resources...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 3–18.
Published: 01 December 2018
...George Koukoudakis The issue of the constitutional name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, or FYROM, involves a question of identity that dates back at least to the early twentieth century. Athens and Skopje are seeking a mutually acceptable resolution not only for their own benefit...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 21–37.
Published: 01 March 2002
... government “to accept legitimate claims of its ethnic Albanian minority.”21 Similar reasoning was expressed earlier by Clark. Although he suggested that the UN’s Kosovo Force (KFOR) and NATO elements inside Macedonia work closely with the Skopje government to interdict the flow of arms and fighters...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 15–20.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Vasil Tuporkoski Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2003 Vasil Tuporkoski is professor of international law at the University of Skopje. Is the War in Kosovo the Last Balkan War? Vasil Tuporkoski The dissolution of former Yugoslavia, having taken a radical...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 March 2001
... secretary of state with Cyrus Vance and is special envoy for United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan to mediate between Athens and Skopje, and is a founder of Mediterranean Quarterly and member of its editorial board. The center’s board is composed over...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 6–22.
Published: 01 September 2008
... claims in the Balkans. Within months of the NATO-orchestrated Kosovar victory in 1999, Albanian popula- tions in the neighboring Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) began to wage a low-grade insurgency.22 Under intense Western pressure, the government in Skopje made a variety...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 11–21.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Literally and figuratively, the Balkans is an earthquake zone. It has seismic fault lines along the Adriatic littoral as well as in the interior, including the Vardar Valley, scene of the catastrophic 1963 Skopje earthquake and some fifty quakes recorded before...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Greece and Turkey and the early handling of the dispute between Athens and Skopje over the future formal name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). But how did LAOS plan to tackle these issues and what was the philosophy behind the party’s legislative agenda? 1. “Greece...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 54–67.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of an elite Macedonian police unit was fired upon on the outskirts of Skopje; one officer was killed and two were injured. The attackers’ car was found near the village of Aracinovo with a rocket launcher and two automatic weapons in it. See во 4 January 2008, www.makfax.com.mk/look/novina...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 101–121.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., in the context of ris- ing tensions between Sofia and Skopje regarding the recognition of a Mace- donian minority in Bulgaria, the foreign affairs minister, Kalfin, made the unexpected announcement that “Macedonia, which is only a candidate for EU-membership, should not count on Bulgaria’s unconditional...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 8–19.
Published: 01 December 2005
... partnership that would focus on NATO membership. These discussions, which took place initially in Washington and then in Tirana, Zagreb, and Skopje concurrently, led to a process that created within six months the US-Adriatic Charter. Although there are new questions about further enlargement...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 24–48.
Published: 01 March 2000
... but actually to back up Serbian action in Kosovo.50 This only angered Skopje and gained little for Moscow except a still more unsavory reputation in the area. Bulgarian observers claim that Moscow thinks Bulgaria is somehow still within Russian borders...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 16–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
... inconvenient designations for the “name” of the country) and Greece is a matter that can and should be resolved through statesmanlike leadership in both Athens and Skopje, hope- fully sooner rather than later. FYR Macedonia can play an important and constructive role as a truly multiethnic state...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 32–52.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of railway between Belgrade and Budapest.” See “For China, All Roads (and Belts) Lead to Europe.” 48 Mediterranean Quarterly: December 2017 nect Piraeus (via Skopje) to the Belgrade- Budapest railway, creating a nexus between the Mediterranean, North, and Baltic Seas known as the China- Europe...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 39–58.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 1945 (London: Cambridge University Press, 1979). 2. Regrets are as commonly heard from the man-­on-­the-­street — whether in Belgrade, Ljubljana, Sarajevo, Podgorica, even Skopje — as from people online and are similar to this lament that appeared in UrbanDictionary.com from a despondent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 59–80.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., “Ending ‘Ghettoization’ of the Western Balkans,” in EU Approximation and Integration Advocacy Program (Skopje: Analytica, 2009). 46. European Commission, “Roadmap on Visa Free Travel Opens EU Doors to Serbia,” press release, 7 May 2008, europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/08/717...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 96–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
... it to serve as an alterna- tive route for Russian and Caspian oil not only for countries along the route but, even more important, for the Atlantic market via Vlore. Although the project dates to 1993, the final documentation was not accepted and signed until 2007 at a trilateral convention in Skopje...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2001
... (1999): 8; Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, Remarks to U.S. Troops in Operation Sabre, Camp Able Sentry Near Skopje, Macedonia, 11 June 1999, at httpsecretary.state. gov/www/statements/1999/990611a.html, accessed 21 August 1999. 4. Kim Sengupta, “Liberation...