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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 (4): 82–91.
Published: 01 December 2013
... attention in the wake of two major diplomatic crises in 2010: a flotilla incident—when the ship the Mavi Marmara , owned by a Turkish nonprofit organization, was boarded by the Israeli military while on the way to Gaza with aid—and Turkey’s “no” vote at the UN Security Council on sanctions against Iran...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., yet their microfoundations and the impact on citizens remain largely unexplored. Tracing the ways in which state, economic, and individual factors interact in two drastically different URPs in Istanbul, this resident-centered approach highlights two contradictory patterns: (1) citizens' increasing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 38–52.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Vangelis Angelis A comparison between the two dictatorships of Greece in the twentieth century (the 4th of August regime of 1936–41 and the Colonels' dictatorship of 1967–74) cannot be fruitful if it is static. One cannot understand the nature of these two regimes without studying the years...
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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 (2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... in the CSB of Russia and China, respectively, since the end of the Cold War and their bilateral relationship. While the two countries enjoy a strategic partnership that serves to counter the United States economically, politically, and militarily, lingering mistrust and divergent policy interests could work...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Robert J. Pranger Looking back on Yugoslavia's break-up and the subsequent warfare involving Bosnian Muslims, Croats, Albanians (Kosovars), and Serbs, two constants seem fundamental over the past two decades: Slobodan Milosevic and the ascension of Islam to independent statehood. Most academic...
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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 (2012) 23 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2012
... such as geographic division of municipalities, allocation of sovereign territory by a colonial power (the British), taxation and allocation of resources for the two communities to manage their affairs separately, the extent of integration of the armed forces, and the ratio of participation in the civil service...
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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 (2013) 24 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 March 2013
... development index. Although northern Mediterranean countries are distinguished from Arab and Balkan countries, the labels developed and developing countries in the Mediterranean seem too simplistic when describing the marked heterogeneity within these two groups. The lack of homogeneity can be attributed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 43–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Nadine Mourad Sika This essay examines the structural economic reform measures undertaken in the Arab world in the past two decades. Developmental projects in the region have attained growth in gross domestic product, higher levels of human capital, and stable governments. These, however, have been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... The AKP is supported by a new generation of businessmen from Anatolia. This essay uses the conflict between the two to spotlight the competing networks of businessmen and politicians that dominate present-day Turkey. Reuben Silverman holds a master’s degree in international studies from...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... organizations; and an analysis of a sample of government- and nongovernment-funded projects. The essay analyzes the empirical material based on the dichotomy of charity-based versus humanrights-based development and examines how these two development paradigms overlap with—and differ from—the Catholic/secular...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
...El Hassan The Middle East has 10 percent of the planet's land and 5 percent of its population, but it contains less than 1 percent of the world's freshwater resources. Thirteen of the twenty-two members of the Arab League rank among the world's most water-scarce nations. The effects of climate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 26–39.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Pablo Páreja-Alcaraz The past two decades have witnessed a significant intensification of the bilateral relations between Spain and China that, in spite of the economic and political significance for the former, has received little scholarly attention. This essay explores the evolution...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 5–17.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Elias Kulukundis The crisis of the eurozone has narrowed to a conflict between Greece and Germany. At times it has appeared to be a family quarrel with all the animosity that a family can generate. The two are like an elderly father and an adolescent son unable to talk to each other. The son...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 80–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
...James M. Quirk Norman Angell and Alfred Thayer Mahan were two of the leading thinkers on pre–World War I “interdependence,” offering competing lessons on the changes in technology, economics, and security. At different times during the twentieth century, each one’s ideas seemed to best explain...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 137–151.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Yitzhak Shichor Although studies on China’s Middle East policy frequently separate Israel from the rest of the region, Beijing has always been aware of regional contradictions and tried to navigate between the two sides it perceived as interconnected. China’s attempts to adopt a balanced...
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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...