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Mediterranean Quarterly (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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (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 (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 (2006) 17 (4): 60–90.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of it. The truly indigenous nature of the Turkish-Israeli relationship must be understood from a variety of angles as a convergence of common interests, identities, and threat perceptions that did not culminate, because of domestic and foreign political considerations, into a public acknowledgement...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 64–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... The previous challenges in the relationship will continue to haunt the future of the bilateral ties if the two countries do not formulate a crisis management mechanism. Common Threat Perceptions Historically in the bilateral Turkish-Israeli relationship, ties have improved when there is a common...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 36–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
...- tte- prosfygiko- stoixizei_n_9157364.html. 46 Mediterranean Quarterly: March 2018 process. However, the debate regarding integration should not be one- sided. For Europe to avoid the dangers of marginalization of refugees and elevated threat perception among European citizens, it should...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 76–95.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Iraq had to be forced to disarm. The three countries—Iraq, Israel, and Iran— are perhaps the largest holders of major military arsenals in the region. Iran 17. E. Kam, “The Threat Perceptions of Arab States,” in Arms Control and the New Middle East Security Environment, ed. Shai Feldman...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 83–100.
Published: 01 June 2001
.... More to the point, it has worked assiduously to become a part of the security community of gulf states and has been deftly working to lower the threat perceptions of its Arab neighbors in the Persian Gulf area. Even though its differences with the United Arab...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 6–32.
Published: 01 June 2014
... cause concern for NATO members, it is clear that those states in closest geographical prox- imity to the region will have different threat perceptions than those further away — Turkey’s perceptions of the region and the urgency of the issues there differs from those of Norway, for example...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2009
... for months, thus freeing Amer- ican resources for other tasks. In Paris, Rome, and Berlin there was the same threat perception as in Washington, DC. This has been too quickly forgotten. There was a large convergence of judgment, on both sides of the Atlantic, on basic issues. But of course...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 March 2000
... million people, is below eight hundred dollars per capita. Unequal economic development, the plurality of political regimes, the divergent perceptions of security threats, and strong demographic growth are the major exacerbating factors affecting the Mediterranean...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 123–126.
Published: 01 September 2014
... for developing nuclear weapons for Pakistan was the brainchild of Zulfikar (Zulfie) Ali Bhutto. He might have been in the minority regarding his India-­ related threat perceptions through the late 1960s, but after Pakistan’s defeat by India in 1971, and especially after India’s so-­called peaceful nuclear...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 126–131.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in the minority regarding his India-­ related threat perceptions through the late 1960s, but after Pakistan’s defeat by India in 1971, and especially after India’s so-­called peaceful nuclear explosion, there emerged a “national consensus” in Pakistan, whereby “the necessity of nuclear weapons became...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (2): 60–76.
Published: 01 June 2003
... tensions nourishing a discriminatory sense of citizenship have been a part of Balkans societies and cultures for the past 76 Mediterranean Quarterly: Spring 2003 decade, while threat perceptions have cultivated a radical version of the role of armed forces. There are also unresolved border problems...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... indicates that “the more completely an individual has internalized and believes strongly in democratic norms, the more likely the individual is to tolerate groups and ideas that he or she finds to be obnoxious.”44 Threat perception is an important psychological factor that triggers intolerance...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 19–41.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., the United States is entering the domain of national threat perception wherein intentions out- weigh capabilities—in short, the realm of psychology, both abnormal and deductive. An Unpersuasive Rationale Critics of the Bush administration decry its transparent failures at multilat...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 131–148.
Published: 01 December 2007
... decreased and therefore Ankara’s threat perception regarding the Kurdish issue had improved. Moreover, dur- ing the same period Turkey’s EU membership prospects had contributed to an improvement of conditions for Kurds in Turkey and a measured response to Kurdish desires for cultural and linguistic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 44–66.
Published: 01 September 2005
...” to it. Indeed, it regards the idea with contempt and thus attracts the local dictators who cleave to it for support against Western pressures for democratization.40 Basilia also pointed to the local perception of Russia as security threat: 37. Kuzio, “EU and Ukraine”; and Taras Kuzio, “ ‘Orange...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
... in the army to reduce its overall size and raise its professional standards; • more transparency; • better channels of accountability for military expenditures still some- what hidden behind a curtain of secrecy; • threat perception; • p r o c u r e m e n t ; • force deployment...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 94–116.
Published: 01 September 2015
... support to democracy in a particular region has been contingent on Western inter- ests and ideological threat perceptions. During the Cold War, for example, the United States supported authoritarian regimes in Latin America and MENA as a bulwark against communism. Following the collapse...