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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 16–25.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., and intentions are poorly understood. Many intelligence professionals consider Iran to be the hardest intelligence target in the world. Solid intelligence does exist about the regime's nuclear program, as reported in the 2007 Iran National Intelligence Estimate. There is no evidence that Iran has decided...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 68–92.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Lukáš Tichý This essay focuses on the global terrorist and militant group the Islamic State (IS), specifically on its use of terrorism targeting the energy sector as a strategic political instrument in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in 2014–16. The essay has two main thrusts. First...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to institutional and cultural country-specific factors rather than to crude differences in levels of economic development. This suggests that policies against corruption should target a complex ensemble of driving factors not limited to the economic characteristics of an individual country and should include...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 6–19.
Published: 01 September 2013
... targets aggressively across the globe for decades to come using these means. However, this practice should be viewed as one of many defense efforts that the United States carries out on a regular basis in order to guard the full range of US interests. Elements of the emerging US counterterrorism effort...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 49–54.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., with the refining of aerial target lists continuing through the autumn and winter and well into the bombing campaign itself, which started on 24 March 1999. (General Clark and his air operations chief, Air Force Lieutenant General Michael Short, had...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., as the sole remaining superpower, as the prime target for violent radicals. Evolution of Jihadism International terrorism continues to evolve, but 9/11 was such a salient, era- defining event that common perceptions of terrorism have remained partly frozen in 2001. They have taken...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 54–68.
Published: 01 March 2002
... bin Laden and his al Qaeda network, but shortly thereafter, media commentators posed the ques- tion whether all nations on the list that the United States says sponsor ter- rorism, including Iraq, Iran, Sudan, and Syria, were potential targets. Others wondered whether all organizations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 1–7.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of a student uprising in Athens against the military regime. In the past twenty-five years it has committed sporadic but well-targeted murders and proceeded to more frequent, usually minor, bombings and attacks against political party offices, bank branches, and so...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 59–77.
Published: 01 June 2000
... to target civilian infra- structure far from the Kosovo front: bridges, municipal water-pumping stations, smelting and chemical plants, car and shoe factories, oil refineries, city power grids, textile plants, and food-industry facilities.5 In addition...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 62–73.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... Administration officials believe that Africa is a potential breeding ground for terrorism. Indeed, in recent years Africa has emerged as an important staging area, training center, and a favored place from which to target U.S. interests.1 On 7 August 1998, mid-morning...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 14–20.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of neoconservative ideology. US military contingency planning has been prepared by the Joint Chiefs of Staff for an extensive bombing campaign against nuclear targets in Iran, although no command decision to initiate military action has been made by the president. But the military was instructed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 1–8.
Published: 01 June 2002
... his geopolitical ambitions. The evidence for this agenda is plausi- ble but fragmentary and unproved. Further, there is no substantiated infor- mation whatsoever that indicates Iraq is targeting Americans for violent acts or has collaborated with others by providing active support to terrorist...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 40–57.
Published: 01 September 2002
... that we are still targeted, that there are al Qaeda associates or individuals around the world and some in the United States that are intent on committing terrorist acts within the country.”9 And in early March 2002, U.S. forces were engaged...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 77–94.
Published: 01 September 2009
... over to other issue areas.6 However, here I argue that sanctions can also play a useful role — notably, by shifting the target state’s baseline of expectations.7 After years of sanctions, even the resumption of the status quo ante — normal economic ties that existed before sanctions — can...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 95–112.
Published: 01 June 2009
... minister Mahmoud Ali Yusuf told the BBC that the raid was counterproductive to achieving peace. He also stated that his government had not been informed about the air strikes. According to a New York Times article, the United States actively coordinated with Ethiopian forces in targeting suspected...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 27–32.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... The marketplace was packed. People had nowhere to hide. Some of those killed had their limbs blown off. Women and children were screaming as they witnessed the carnage. Yei is hundreds of miles from the front lines. It is not a military target, yet almost on a daily basis...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 21–37.
Published: 01 December 2002
...- throw the despotic Taliban regime that had been sheltering al Qaeda. The Taliban’s reclusive leader, Mullah Muhammed Omar, also became a target for the U.S. forces inserted into Afghanistan. With the support of Northern Alliance militia forces and several...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2011
... nuclear and military targets using piloted Air Force and fleet- 4  Mediterranean Quarterly: Spring 2011 Giraldi: No Way Out: Washington’s Iran Policy Options  5 ­based aircraft supplemented by cruise missiles. It is believed that the United...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 80–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... But Mahan observed that commerce is the source of national wealth, and national wealth the source of military power. Thus, commerce is an appropriate target in attacking a country’s source of military power. Ships and cargoes in transit upon the sea are private property in only one point...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 30–41.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Western targets has been its dominant response. After the US invasion of Afghanistan, al Qaeda relied heavily on the patronage of the Pakistani Taliban and actively assisted Islamist groups to attack Pakistan and aid the Afghan insurgency. Indeed, Pakistani warlords have been linked with plots...