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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 94–118.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Musharraf to resign, but more steps are needed to complete the transition to a true democracy. Mohamed A. El-Khawas is professor of history and political science at the University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC. Copyright 2009 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2009 Musharraf...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 86–111.
Published: 01 September 2003
... militancy in the name of the one-and-only “true God,” the God of Abra- ham, that is, the Hebrew patriarch par excellence. Both fanatical faiths recognized as relevant God’s first revelation to the Hebrews through Abra- ham and the election of them as the “chosen people.” But they were quick to point out...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 4–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... in fi scal year 2003, and the pace for 2004 is running 25 percent higher. Local resi- dents along the border with Mexico uniformly claim that two or three tres- passers get past the Border Patrol for each one apprehended. If this is true, the number of illegal aliens entering the United States...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2011
... invitees who sent us congratulatory messages and prom- ised to visit us when they are able to do so in the future. I salute the freedom fighters from all over the northern Sudan who joined the Sudanese Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM) and are still yearning for true peace, justice, and democracy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 67–85.
Published: 01 September 2005
... that map subtly but vitally determines not only what we see but how we will act in that world as well. In this essay I mean to fl esh out the mental maps—common perceptions and distorted realities—that the United States and “Greater Europe” have for each other. While it is true that it may...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2005 Joseph J. Sisco: The Passing of a Gentleman On 23 November 2004, Joseph J. Sisco passed from the scene, and on that day Mediterranean Quarterly lost a valued mentor, a true friend, and a scholar. The editors of this journal, which he so proudly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... However, the creation of imagined communities that politicize ethnic identity involves the interaction between state and nonstate actors to most effectively institutionalize and disseminate national identity. True communities existed long before nations. In true communities, while people may...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 96–107.
Published: 01 June 2002
... interested in his own business that he knew by heart the names and particulars of all the seventy-six ships that he owned in the 1970s. Onassis, both as a true Greek and as a businessman—and not merely an Papadimitriou: The Other Aristotle Onassis 101 investor—loved...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., as is true elsewhere around the globe, opportunists and organized crime have stepped in to facilitate and exploit the refugees and migrants.7 They provide transportation, false documents, and other smuggling services, earning millions of euros in the process.8 The increase in organized crime...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 7–18.
Published: 01 December 2010
...). Josipovic´: The Western Balkans  13 ning to do that in the near future. Kosovo is recognized by a great majority of European states and is offered a European perspective, but it will take some time before a concrete accession mechanism would be applicable. While it is true that Croatia has...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (4): 19–26.
Published: 01 December 2010
... aid, and a sustainable economy, needs that NATO is poorly equipped to fill. Nevertheless, there is a tendency to put NATO at the center of Afghan events. It is true that basic security conditions must be in place for a country to develop democracy, civil society, and a sound economy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 76–83.
Published: 01 June 2011
... their credit cards. The debate about the predicament in which many countries now find them- selves missed specific trends in global finances for which weak countries were neither prepared nor able to deal with. The true believers in the virtues of old-­fashioned capitalism remained oblivious...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 2012
... on the true American purpose of the conflict. After all, the region most hurt by British violations of neutrality at sea were the New England states, which refused to help the other states in prosecuting the war. So neutral rights seem suspicious as the primary cause of the war. After the US...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2008
...: Summer 2008 applauded. Yet the threat of regression and the determination of the military elite to behave as the “regime’s arbiter” cannot be ignored. Indeed, until and unless the role of the Turkish military is brought under civilian control we should harbor no illusions about true democracy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 54–64.
Published: 01 March 2014
... nations as “guarantor powers” — an equivocal and sarcastic allegory depicting their unwillingness to relinquish special rights over the island — did not allow for true autonomy. The Turkish invasion of 1974 and, as of January 2014, Turkey’s occupation of the northern part of the island...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 47–56.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of barbed letters from Soviet dic- tator Joseph Stalin to his counterpart in Belgrade seemed genuine enough. It was almost too good to be true, because these same foreign chanceries had been lambasting Yugoslavia as the most loyal of Moscow’s satellites...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 123–126.
Published: 01 September 2015
... plays a big role in foreign policy. This is especially true in the Greece-­ Turkey case — Papandreou had closer rapport with Prime Minister Mesut Yilmaz than with Erdogan — but it is also true in the Israel-­Greece case. Despite ideological dif- ferences, Papandreou and Netanyahu seemed to get along...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 74–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., that of Weimar Germany in the years before the rise of Hitler. The assertion was greeted by vehement protests in the German press, but the analogy rang true. With the country laboring under its moun- tain of debt — €321 billion — an aura of antagonism has pervaded the nego- tiations between the Greek...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 122–125.
Published: 01 September 2003
... community (a term often used but rarely defined with any precision) “will not allow a hard partition,” postwar Bosnia then is “a case of soft partition with a weak government and ideally more mixing of people each year.” All this is true and helps explain why Bosnia is what it is today: an independent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the international community (a term often used but rarely defined with any precision) “will not allow a hard partition,” postwar Bosnia then is “a case of soft partition with a weak government and ideally more mixing of people each year.” All this is true and helps explain why Bosnia is what it is today...