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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 112–121.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Petros Siousiouras Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2003 Petros Siousiouras is a lecturer in international relations at Aegean University, Rhodes, and a scientific consultant at the Institute of International Relations, Panteion University, Athens. The Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (2): 52–65.
Published: 01 June 2005
... and international relations at Howard University. The Illicit Diamond Trade, Civil Confl icts, and Terrorism in Africa J. Anyu Ndumbe and Babalola Cole Diamonds have long been viewed as a highly valued precious stone. Although a diamond is a symbol of love...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 102–117.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Robert Looney Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2005 Robert Looney is a professor at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey,California. US Middle East Economic Policy: The Use of Free Trade Areas in the War on Terrorism Robert Looney We...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 6–24.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Ron Paul Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2003 Ron Paul is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas. Trading Freedom for Security: Drifting toward a Police State Ron Paul Most Americans believe we live...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 102–128.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Michele L. Crumley Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world, and it is one of the leading exports for eighteen sub-Saharan African countries. Seventy percent of coffee is grown by smallholder farmers. As global trade of coffee has grown, have smallholder coffee farmers benefited from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 26–46.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Michael B. Bishku The South Caucasus republics have given great importance to their respective ties with their Middle Eastern neighbors. In general, they have attempted to expand trade with those countries and to avoid involvement in regional disputes. Relations with Turkey and Iran have held...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (2): 54–69.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Mordechai Chaziza The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most important maritime highways in international trade and a marine traffic hub at the western end of the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). This essay examines the role of Mediterranean countries in the construction and realization...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 67–93.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Human development is examined in the context of free trade, with particular attention paid to rural areas, where most poverty is concentrated. Yossef Ben-Meir is president of the High Atlas Foundation, a Moroccan-US nonprofit organization dedicated to grassroots development in Morocco. The views...
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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 (2011) 22 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 March 2011
... contributes to conditions that are fueling the conflict: foreign administrative control (slave trade and colonialism) of the Niger Delta, which is alien to the indigenous people; the presence of lucrative commodities (oil, palm oil, and timber); and the Niger Delta people's resistance to exploitation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 95–108.
Published: 01 September 2011
... significant trade and foreign investment as well as reconstruction assistance from Tehran, it has been less successful in consolidating an Iranian-sponsored coalition to ensure victory in national elections. Jason E. Strakes is an analyst at the Army Reachback Research Center, Newport News, Virginia...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 6–37.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and the resulting implications. George C. Georgiou is professor of economics at Towson University, Maryland. Copyright 2016 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2016 free trade nation-states colonialism imperialism multinational corporations neomercantilism OPEC global commons property rights...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (2): 11–18.
Published: 01 June 2008
... that the euro would quickly replace the US dollar as the leading international currency. The conventional view was that with two-thirds of all international reserves still held in US currency and the US dollar widely regarded as the central currency for international trade and finance, the euro’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 62–79.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and regionalism are elusive concepts—and about the sources and implica- tions of regionalism.1 Some researchers regard regionalism as synonymous with protectionism and discriminatory trade blocs and thus contrary to the logic of global multilateralism, while others argue...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
... The basic premise of such studies is that free trade is mutually benefi- cial and/or that free trade results in trade creation and possibly even more positive long-term dynamic economic effects. This is not a theoretical prem- ise any well-trained economist could possibly argue with. This is one...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 28–51.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in certain issues while [they] remain suspicious of each other in others.”4 On 20 April 2006, when Hu met Bush at the White House, they spent most of their time discussing the bilateral trade deficit and the Iranian and North Korean nuclear crises. Bush has repeatedly called both Iran and North...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 51–65.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of economic interdepen- dence. The economic interdependence between the United States and other subregions of the world can be measured through statistics on trade flows and foreign investment. The intensity of U.S. economic-national interests would...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 80–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... wishes to give special thanks to Paul C. Bishop, P.E. James M. Quirk teaches at the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, and Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 international trade international security globalization...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 95–121.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., or regions. Pirates have operated in Asian, African, and South Ameri- can coastlines and waters through the years. In 1981, the increasing loss of lives at the hands of pirates, and the devastating consequences on interna- tional trade, compelled the International Chamber of Commerce to form...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... . . . Ukraine’s interestedness in expanding trade and economic cooperation with the countries of the region is prompted by their relative geographic proxim- ity, strong demand for Ukrainian products (mainly metals and agriculture, Michael B. Bishku is professor of history at Augusta University...