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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 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 and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 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 (1 December 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 (1 March 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 (1 September 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 that...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 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. The...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 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 the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... policies 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 61–85.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the two governments have signed many partnership agreements. Nonetheless, continuing differences exist between Turkish and Russian officials over various energy, commercial, and security issues. Fundamentally, the relationship remains characterized by overt friendship and restrained competition...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 27–37.
Published: 01 December 2010
... reckless, destabilizing power in the Middle East rather than a cautious, stabilizing power. Given that perspective, the estrangement between the two countries is unlikely to diminish in the foreseeable future. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Estrangement: The United States and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Helen Abadzi Since the nineteenth century, Greece and Albania have been separate countries, but for about twenty-two centuries they belonged to the same state in its various forms. The ancient Greeks and Illyrians were Indo-European tribes who intermarried with pre-Hellenic populations after...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 10–25.
Published: 01 September 2011
... distorted accounts regarding the Iraq crisis, the Balkan myths are as prevalent today as when they were first created. That situation is dangerous on two counts. First, it inhibits the formulation of intelligent, realistic, and equitable policies regarding current Balkan issues. Second, the success of such...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 20–35.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Robert J. Pranger In its essence, the Arab Spring is about “being Arab,” in the words of the late Lebanese journalist Samir Kassir. This essay explores the two fold meaning of this Arab awakening as the emergence of a homogeneous yet plural field of Arab culture and its integration into the mosaic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 36–45.
Published: 01 December 2011
... instability, and that includes overcoming domestic opinion and lobbies that work against a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine. The current demographic prospect is that Israel will lose its Zionist hopes by the forced integration of Palestinians who have lost their own hope of a viable and independent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2011) 22 (3): 53–71.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Hague. It’s a sure bet that by 2014 the appeal will be upheld for guilt of committing various war crimes. That assumes the tribunal still has a defendant, since two Serbian presidents and one Serbian mayor, among others, have died in ICTY custody. Who knows what the surreal judicial alchemy shall...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 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...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 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 (1 March 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 to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 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 (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 June 2014
... 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 the...