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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2004) 15 (2): 83–102.
Published: 01 June 2004
... executive coeditor of Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization . Iraq in the Context of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy Nikolai Zlobin The relationship between Moscow and Baghdad, like Russia’s foreign-policy relationships throughout the Persian Gulf...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 115–118.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Symeon Giannakos Symeon Giannakos is professor of political science and director of the masters program in international relations at Salve-Regina University. Watts Larry L. : With Friends Like These: The Soviet Bloc’s Clandestine War against Romania . Bucharest, Romania...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Sotiris Rizas Greece’s relationship with the Soviet Union was burdened by the Greek civil war, which was closely related to the outbreak of the Cold War in the Near East in 1946–47. The collapse of Greece’s parliamentary regime in 1967 arrested a process toward détente undergone by practically...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2005) 16 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Richard F. Staar Amy Nelson: Music for the Revolution: Musicians and Power in Early Soviet Russia . University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press,2004. 330 pages. ISBN 271-02369-4. $45. Richard F. Staar is a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution on War,Revolution, and Peace at...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2000) 11 (2): 136–137.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Charles G. Stefan Peter Kenez, A History of the Soviet Union from the Beginning to the End . New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. 283 pages. ISBN 052-13-1198-5 paperback. £11.95. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2000 Charles G. Stefan, a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2002) 13 (3): 58–93.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Soviet Union at the Outbreak of the Second World War Yücel Güçlü Historically, Turkey and the Turkish Straits have occupied a central position in Russian planning for war. The simple reason for this...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 53–86.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Efstathios T. Fakiolas; Tassos Fakiolas Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the United States has been presented with a unique structural opportunity to establish world.scale hegemony. But it was not until after the 11 September terrorist attacks that an American president explicitly set...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
...-thirsty India) vie for partnerships with the energy-rich former Soviet republics. Russia lays special claim to what it sees as its “near abroad” (notably, the Caucasus and Central Asia), and its leaders strive to limit US influence over the energy resources of the CSB. China, a global economic power still...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2010) 21 (2): 12–17.
Published: 01 June 2010
...-flung (and non-Atlantic-riparian) governments of the former Soviet Union—from Armenia to Uzbekistan—but also the six republics of the former Yugoslavia. Russia itself is listed among the partners, although its leaders remain highly suspicious of the NATO parent. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 77–92.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Democratic parties, the changing demographic of its support base, the ideological collapse of the Soviet Union, the adoption of the Maastricht convergence agenda, and the rise of a debt-infused consumer culture has meant death. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Petros Vamvakas is assistant professor...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2013) 24 (4): 68–81.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Caucasus, the chaos and poverty that followed the breakup of the Soviet Union, and the Kremlin’s human rights violations in Chechnya in many ways contributed to the rise of terrorism and Muslim extremism in Russia. In addition, the Kremlin uses terrorism as an excuse for an increased crackdown on civil...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 48–60.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Jamie Coomarasamy The essay summarizes a recent reporting trip by the author to Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan for the BBC, during which he examined the reasons for and observed the practical impact of China’s growing influence in the former Soviet republics of Central Asia. The author provides a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2017) 28 (4): 87–102.
Published: 01 December 2017
... State preserve the nation-state concept in their politics. A new, postrevolutionary Middle East equilibrium is forming, with multinational states decomposing into more homogeneous subunits (similar to the 1990s’ former Soviet bloc), while monarchies and mostly single-ethnic states survived. The trend of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2018) 29 (3): 117–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Tiago A. Ferreira Lopes In 1993, Piotr Sztompka stated that some post-Soviet societies were doomed to suffer from “civilizational incompetence.” The key argument was that the vision of a golden past acts as a deterrence mechanism against the future. Modernization is resisted not because of its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 2011
... founder of modern Iran — in 1941. Reza Shah was deposed in that year by invading allied Brit- ish and Soviet troops; they believed he favored Hitler over the Allies and so threatened Iranian oil supplies. Not yet twenty-­two, the new shah had trained as a soldier only after returning to Iran. He...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 112–115.
Published: 01 September 2011
... buried there. Mohammad Reza Pahlavi succeeded his father, Reza Shah Pahlavi — the founder of modern Iran — in 1941. Reza Shah was deposed in that year by invading allied Brit- ish and Soviet troops; they believed he favored Hitler over the Allies and so threatened Iranian oil supplies. Not yet...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2003) 14 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2003
... in the region. However, because of the strong competing interests of the major powers in the Balkans—primarily Italy and France during the interwar years or the Soviet Union and the United States during the Cold War—Turkey has for periods of time found itself at odds politically with some of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2016) 27 (4): 152–156.
Published: 01 December 2016
... only natural for the US to expect a modest acknowledgment of US help. Instead, to US astonishment, Egypt almost immediately entered into an arms agreement with the Soviet Union, thus freeing itself from the constraints of the US policy of no arms to combatants and ensur- ing access to large...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2017) 28 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Sattler. Throughout The Holocaust in the Crimea and the North Caucasus, Kiril Feferman dis- cusses the killings in Soviet Crimea and the North Caucasus. He examines the fates of non-­Ashkenazi Jewish communities, many of which existed for centuries among other local ethnic groups. Feferman also...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 115–119.
Published: 01 September 2012
... War diplomat and historian who made a name for him- self as an expert on the Soviet Union and all things Russian, George F. Kennan. This book, however, about the man who originated the US strategy of containment — which Kennan came to disavow because of later misinterpretations — is really...