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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 17–35.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and Back Again? Kurds and Turks after the 22 July 2007 Elections Robert Olson I argue in this essay that the Kurdish question was the dominant political issue in Turkey’s politics from January 2007 to the parliamentary elections that took place on...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2002) 13 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Mohamed A. El-Khawas M. Sukru Hanioglu: Preparation for a Revolution: The Young Turks,1902–1908 . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. 538 pages. ISBN 0-19-513463-X. $72.00. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2002 Mohamed A. El-Khawas is professor of history at the University of the District of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2014) 25 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Atlantic Council. Copyright 2014 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2014 Turks, Cypriots, and the Cyprus Problem: Hopes and Complications Ross Wilson Moves to resume the United Nations – led Cyprus peace talks have given renewed hope to those who pine for an end to the island’s long-­lived...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
... twenty-first century show that the shifts in discourse were meant to manage the support of conservative Turks rather than to challenge the secular establishment. Syaza Farhana Mohamad Shukri is a doctoral candidate and academic trainee fellow, Department of Political Science, International Islamic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2007
... self.confident regarding its civilizational authenticty, while remaining supportive of the membership idea. Most Turks now perceive Europe as a geographical zone of opportunity where multiple claims for civilizational authenticity are equally recognized. The essay concludes that resolving the Turkish question...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2009) 20 (4): 83–97.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the first time, was a second, then the recent developments concerning Ergenekon , a layer of an undiscovered world of the Turkish deep state, is the third of its kind. Until almost the end of the 1990s, most Turks were oblivious to the somewhat enigmatic concept of a state within a state. In the days...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2003) 14 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2003
... community of ethnic Turks in Bulgaria. Even before the nineteenth century, Turkey (or rather its prede- cessor state, the Ottoman Empire) and Bulgaria shared a long history. Fol- lowing the Battle of Nicopolis (now Nikopol) in 1396, Bulgaria was absorbed into the Ottoman Empire and ethnic Turks began to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2006) 17 (3): 26–42.
Published: 01 September 2006
... subscribed to the process of intertribal Albanian understanding and the Albanian nation-building effort. In the early twentieth century, exploiting the gradual weakening of Otto- man authority and the imposition of European control in Macedonia since 2. Christopher Psilos, “The Young Turk...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2016) 27 (2): 5–27.
Published: 01 June 2016
...-­Ottoman foreign policy, then after 2010 switched to insisting it was his support for the Sunni anti-­Assad opposition that revealed his neo-­Ottoman ambitions? In December of 2009, the New York Times reported on an outbreak of Ottomania in Turkey. The article, which described “Terrible Turk” T...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2006) 17 (1): 133–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
...-3-4. $75. Reviewed by Evaggelos G. Vallianatos. In a few hours in the evening of 6 September and early 7 September 1955, guided mobs of Turks attacked savagely the Greeks of Istanbul and, by means of fire and the crowbar, left forty-five Greek communities in ruins. The Turks, in a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2006) 17 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2006
... early 7 September 1955, guided mobs of Turks attacked savagely the Greeks of Istanbul and, by means of fire and the crowbar, left forty-five Greek communities in ruins. The Turks, in a performance remi- niscent of the 1453 capture of Constantinople by their Ottoman ancestors, terrorized the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2013) 24 (2): 104–107.
Published: 01 June 2013
... he barely made it back alive. The allied victory in World War I and the encouragement of the victorious European powers, especially Great Britain, brought Greece back into Asia Minor/Ionia to fight the Turks. However, not only were Greek troops spread thinly in Asia but the Soviet Union...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2013) 24 (2): 107–110.
Published: 01 June 2013
... he barely made it back alive. The allied victory in World War I and the encouragement of the victorious European powers, especially Great Britain, brought Greece back into Asia Minor/Ionia to fight the Turks. However, not only were Greek troops spread thinly in Asia but the Soviet Union...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2013) 24 (2): 111–115.
Published: 01 June 2013
... he barely made it back alive. The allied victory in World War I and the encouragement of the victorious European powers, especially Great Britain, brought Greece back into Asia Minor/Ionia to fight the Turks. However, not only were Greek troops spread thinly in Asia but the Soviet Union...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2002) 13 (3): 58–93.
Published: 01 September 2002
... sovereignty over the straits. Since the late eighteenth century, when the Turks and the Russians fought for control of the straits, the threat of a Rus- sian takeover of this strategic area has always been foremost among the pre- occupations of Turkey’s diplomats...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2005) 16 (2): 47–51.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Cyprus would be resolved by the demographics and with no extra effort. He had anticipated this without taking into consideration any future movement and emigration of Turks to Greece, a country that the Turks always had their eyes on. After the devastating war of Asia Minor, when Greece was...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2006) 17 (1): 48–72.
Published: 01 March 2006
... it refused to attack or disarm the PKK/Kongra-Gel forces in Iraq who were self- proclaimed enemies of Turkey — a strong ally of the United States. It seemed to some Turks that, in certain circumstances, it was better to be an enemy than an ally of the United States. By 19 May...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 122–126.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., civilian and military. Not only was the use of force against the Turks forbidden, but even the threat of force was prohibited. Bierstadt notes, “Great Britain, France, Italy, and the United States all had war vessels in Smyrna harbour. The United States had four destroyers there . . . two inside...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2010) 21 (1): 126–131.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Constantinople and commander of US naval forces in Near Eastern waters that very strict neutrality was to be observed by all US personnel, civilian and military. Not only was the use of force against the Turks forbidden, but even the threat of force was prohibited. Bierstadt notes, “Great Britain...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., General John Ralston, the American special envoy for countering the PKK. Turks think they know where the blame for the failure to resolve the Kurdish problem rests, and that is firmly with Washing- ton. They note the hypocrisy whereby the United States violates the sover- eignty of countries like...