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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2013) 24 (3): 56–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
...George C. Georgiou This essay analyzes Cyprus's financial crisis and its potential threat to the eurozone. The focus is on the economic consequences of the terms of the bailout agreement dictated by the Troika or Eurogroup for the Cyprus economy as well as its significance for any future bailouts...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 March 2009
... individuals who either inadvertently or deliberately have become part of the so-called global war on terrorism. The book’s subtitle refers to hope in the “age of extremism.” It is based on the premise that understanding and countering the international terrorist threat is criti- cal because of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Philip Giraldi The US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 has resulted in a resurgence in Kurdish nationalism. There has also been a revival of the terrorist threat directed against Turkey coming from the Kurdistan Workers' Party based in northern Iraq. The inability of the United States to curb the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 36–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Mary Bossis; Nikolaos Lampas Increased refugee flows in Greece have raised concerns in Greek society about the potential threat of refugee radicalization. This essay assesses that potential based on theoretical approaches. It finds that the living conditions in refugee camps as well as negative...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2018) 29 (4): 77–94.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Nikolaos Lampas Since 2013, Greece, along with the rest of Europe, has experienced a rapid increase in refugee flows. The sudden influx of refugees has had a negative impact on the perception of Greek society regarding their potential threat. According to a 2016 survey, 55 percent of Greeks believe...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2002) 13 (1): 21–37.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Ted Galen Carpenter Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2002 Ted Galen Carpenter is vice president for defense and foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute. Kosovo and Macedonia: The West Enhances the Threat Ted Galen Carpenter...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2002) 13 (3): 40–57.
Published: 01 September 2002
.../25/02 2:44 PM Page 40 Axis of Evil: Threat or Chimera? Charles V. Peña On 20 September 2001, before a joint session of Congress, President George W. Bush addressed the American people and named...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2005) 16 (4): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2005
...George V. Voulgarakis 2005 George V. Voulgarakis is minister of public order of Greece. Securing the Olympic Games: A Model of International Cooperation to Confront New Threats George V. Voulgarakis In truly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Paul R. Pillar The prevailing perception of the threat from international terrorism is that it emanates chiefly from one group, al Qaeda, it is tied to a territorial presence in South Asia, and it is driven by a fixed ideology bent on inflicting maximum damage on the West. The perception stems more...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 2012
... highlighting the history of Israel’s defense strategy and reviewing the Arab Spring revolts, the authors find that the recent uprisings exacerbate several issues faced by Israel, including geopolitical relations with other countries in the region, energy issues, and growing threats presented by nonstate actors...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 19–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
... military tradition and unresolved domestic conflicts causing political controversy at home, military reform was not just an abstract step toward democracy but a potential means to an end of resolving those same conflicts by force or threat of force. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2009 Geoffrey Wright...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 15–24.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Vassilis Kaskarelis United by common values and threat perceptions, the United States and the EU are each other's natural allies and most obvious and important political and trade partners. Despite occasional misunderstandings, mainly on tactics, there are very few areas in which European and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2010) 21 (2): 47–60.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with a threat to balk, to simply withhold support from US initiatives if Europe's views are not taken into account. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Christopher Hemmer is professor of international security studies at the Air War College. The views expressed here are those of the author alone...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 1–6.
Published: 01 December 2010
... emerging threats to financial stability, and warns that no economy is too small to have huge implications for broader economic stability. The author offers concrete recommendations for a new, transparent, and global financial architecture. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 George A. Papandreou is...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 27–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Israel. Iran with a nuclear capability, if it happens, would not pose a security threat to either Cairo or Riyadh. In short, the author argues that an Iran with nuclear capability will further destabilize the Middle East and will be a negative development, but it is not likely to make Egypt and Saudi...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2011
... hitherto been the case. A policy of containment could accept that Tehran might aspire to a weapon and regional hegemony while devising strategies to mitigate and control the threat resulting from those developments. There are flaws in every possible approach, and there is no good policy option for dealing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2012
... unstable, and threats can arise far from NATO territory. In addition to its traditional role of defending members’ territory, NATO is assuming new security-related missions. In addition, the alliance has developed “partnerships” with numerous nations throughout the world. These networks can enhance NATO’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 95–108.
Published: 01 September 2011
... by the Iraqi leadership to defend against threats to its incumbency. In recent years, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has increasingly pursued engagement with Iranian representatives in an effort to counter domestic challenges and consolidate state resources. However, while the present Iraqi elite has...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2015) 26 (1): 26–39.
Published: 01 March 2015
... create its own space within the region. In addition, this trend should be perceived by Madrid, Rome, or Athens not as a threat to their traditional privileged positions but as an opportunity. Pablo Páreja-Alcaraz is visiting lecturer of international relations at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2015) 26 (2): 80–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... global politics and strategy. This essay reconsiders their ideas in the current era of globalization and global threats. An earlier version of this essay was presented at the Twenty-First International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, Washington, DC, March 2014. The author...