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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 14–28.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., the Greek population of the two islands was granted specific civic, cultural, and religious rights by the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne. The treaty remains valid to this day. Turkey deliberately violated the rights of this population because of its ethnicity, religion, and language. The author analyzes...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 June 2012
...David Binder The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has some strange partners, in terms of history. The oddest couple of all may be Greece and Turkey. The two neighbors fought four wars in the space of a quarter century (1897 to 1922) and are still mutually suspicious. But they have followed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... every member state of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the 1960s. The new impetus in Greek-Soviet relations in the late 1970s, after the restoration of democracy in 1974, did not signify the loosening of Greek loyalty to the West but was a pragmatic pursuit of interests between two asymmetrical...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 6–32.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Erik Reichborn-Kjennerud This essay analyzes how the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is likely to address the new security environment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It investigates how factors internal and external to the alliance shape the possibilities and limits...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 94–116.
Published: 01 September 2015
... supported the regime of Bashar al-Assad and the latter backed the military coup in Egypt. Turkey needed the support of its North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies against these two rival blocs. However, Erdogan's populist discourse and tendency toward Islamist authoritarianism further deteriorated...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 37–48.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ted Galen Carpenter Western leaders portray the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as a league of democratic nations as well as a security alliance. Although the organization tolerated illiberal members during the Cold War, it would be more than a little embarrassing to have an outright autocracy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 81–99.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Valentina Rita Scotti After the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon in 2009, and thanks to the better definition of the actors involved in external relations it provided, the European Parliament (EP) has acquired a greater role in European Union's (EU's) foreign policy and increased its...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of Macedonia (FYROM). He argues that conditions in both countries remain volatile and that any solutions must come in the context of relations with European neighbors and within the frameworks of existing treaties and policies. He describes how Greece has contributed to economic development in the region...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 40–50.
Published: 01 September 2009
... organization, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. But is “greater” gone forever from the Balkan vocabulary? It might be prudent not to banish the concept. Think of the phrase of the late Willy Brandt spoken in 1989: “Jetzt wächst zusammen was zusammen gehört”—“Now grows together what belongs together...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (1): 45–60.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Scott N. Siegel Greece's veto of the entry of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in 2009 provides an opportunity to evaluate the possible costs and benefits of a FYROM membership. For NATO, FYROM's inclusion has only a marginal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Slavs while discrediting Macedonian Hellenism, and to apprehend the Macedonian patrimony all the way back to the fifth century BC. If it desires to succeed in its ongoing misguided journey to integration with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the European Union, FYROM must abandon the mentality...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 19–26.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Alessandro Minuto-Rizzo The author, former deputy secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, reviews the current status of the transatlantic alliance and the evolving role of NATO as an irreplaceable peacekeeping structure with extensive obligations in asymmetrical warfare...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 June 2012
...W. Bruce Weinrod Although fundamental questions concerning whether the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is still relevant or necessary have emerged, NATO remains necessary for the protection of Western security and political interests. The international security environment remains...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 5–13.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Ted Galen Carpenter Washington’s policy in the Balkans has been a failure for more than two decades. Beginning with the US-led military interventions in Bosnia and Kosovo during the 1990s, the United States and its North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies have made difficult situations worse...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 14–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Danijela Dudley Parallel expansions of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in recent decades have blurred the lines between membership in the two organizations and the conditionalities attached to each. While both organizations have seemed successful in attracting...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 53–63.
Published: 01 December 2017
... through the United Nations has been successful in providing security for Cyprus over decades. The essay then explores ways in which security can be achieved in cooperation with the UK government and the British Sovereign Base Areas. Further, it extensively examines how the North Atlantic Treaty...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (2): 27–53.
Published: 01 June 2018
... played a role in the formation of foreign policy. As North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies, they could be expected to act along similar lines. Moreover, despite seemingly different contexts, public opinion in both the United States and Turkey was reluctant to support a more intense involvement...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 23–54.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... For example, it is the continuing presence of Russian forces in Moldova and, until 2007, Georgia that has held the West back from ratifying the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) Treaty. Moscow now uses this as a pretext to suspend its compliance with that treaty and to threaten...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 135–154.
Published: 01 March 2007
... of numerous conventions that sought to secure the repatriation of refugees and the recovery of their abandoned property. In this essay I seek to record and to analyze the legislative texts (treaties, laws, provisions, and presidential decrees) and their effects on the fate of minority populations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 1–22.
Published: 01 December 2000
... and of immediate interests have manifested themselves. The issues include the relationship between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the defense dimension of the European Union as well as policy toward Iran. However, it seems fair to say that the security issue...