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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 74–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... A clear consideration of these can enable Greece to choose its destiny—instead of having it being thrust upon the country—and in the process succeed in achieving real reform. Copyright 2014 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2014 Elias Kulukundis is a graduate of Harvard University and a Greek writer...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 14–38.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Stephen Blank The Obama administration touts the reset policy with Russia as one of its signal achievements in foreign policy. One of the key elements of its argument is Russia’s help with Iran. Upon closer inspection it appears, however, that this support is tenuous and limited. Indeed, we may...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 78–89.
Published: 01 June 2010
... with Russia. Upon further scrutiny, it is concluded that cultural affinities do not determine or even greatly influence contemporary Greek foreign policy. Rather, Athens' various decisions are better explained on the basis of more traditional realist concepts. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 94–109.
Published: 01 September 2007
... revolution, and above all individual mobility have undermined religion-centric discriminations. Despite the inbuilt resis- tance to change, religions like individuals are gradually finding it difficult to justify faith-based exclusions, at least in the public domain. They are not only frowned upon...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 67–84.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Palestinian leaders amounts to a radical departure from the status quo ante that had hinged upon the centrality of Arafat as interlocutor for the Palestinian people. The decision to confine Arafat to, at best, a ceremonial role has engendered much controversy. The new Ameri- can direction has been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (4): 53–63.
Published: 01 December 2017
... by the United States and Panama on 2 March 1936. Article 10 pro- vided the following: 2. See Robert Phillimore, Commentaries upon International Law (London: Butterworths, 1879), 1:474. 3. L. F. L. Oppenheim, International Law, War, and Neutrality, 7th ed., ed. Hersch Lauterpacht (London: Longmans...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
... by the power of a Shi9i ideology. Iran and America have come upon hard times. In the middle of the twen- tieth century, political upheaval became the order of the day. In the early 1950s, populist hero Muhammad Musaddiq led a movement to nationalize the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. The United States...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 86–111.
Published: 01 September 2003
... that Jewish priests perverted God’s message of “true faith” and salvation to mankind. As a result of this sin, the Jews lost their privileged position with God. God subsequently turned his attention to the Gentiles and bestowed his favor first upon the Christians and then upon the Muslims as God’s newly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 11–15.
Published: 01 March 2005
... a breeding ground for both internal and regional crises. Four years ago a landmark decision was taken to embark upon a long-term global evolution by adopting the Millennium Declaration. We committed ourselves to achieve the goals set by the year 2015. It would be a disappointment for mankind if we do...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (4): 36–52.
Published: 01 December 2007
... was the behavior of the Bolshevik and subsequently the Nazi governments. After 1917, breaking established diplomatic rules, the Soviets used radio broadcasts to encourage other peoples to rise against their governments, and the Nazi regime acted similarly upon gaining power in 1933. 38  Mediterranean...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 42–64.
Published: 01 December 2005
...—structures with which the vast majority of ordinary people had little daily contact but upon which US offi cials depended to manage the process of political liberalization. The 1990s were a period of strategic reorientation for Europe as well. The European commitment to democracy promotion grew...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 11–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
... brought upon the country as a result of the brief yet catastrophic presence of Hitler’s armies in the land. More precisely, I am raising the broader issue about the breadth of the catas- trophes the German occupation forces brought to the status of Greece’s cul- ture, beyond the already listed types...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 76–83.
Published: 01 June 2011
... enterprise: the middle class. For Greece, “middle class” means government employees, unionized professionals, and hard-­working entrepreneurs. These cannot escape the tax collector and are always looked upon by financiers as the solution to the crisis. This perception is historically accurate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 22–32.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in their neigh- borhood: hence, Ankara’s cautious reaction to Balkan developments, includ- ing the war in Bosnia, where the tragedies that were visited upon the Bosnian Muslims sparked enormous compassion among the Turkish people. However strong the emotional...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2011
... ingrained in America’s military since George Washington ordered the first medal in America’s army to be awarded only to an enlisted man, not an officer. Washington wanted to demonstrate the principle upon which our nation was founded: that the way to the top was open to every individual no matter...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 135–154.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., that is, property not subject to dispute, was sold at auction, and the proceeds derived from the sale were to be kept in the name of the owner at the public treasuries. In the event of litigation between the owner and the public treasury, the district attorney could call upon the challenging party...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 1–4.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., but also to arrive as soon as possible at a point when the [European] Community would be ready to be enlarged and to share its prosperity with other countries in Europe and Africa.1 Depending upon how one interprets this quote by the Frenchman Jean Mon- net, often referred to as the “father...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (4): 99–102.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Konstantinos S. Skandalis © 2018 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2018 Rizas Sotiris : The End of Middle Class Politics? Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing , 2018 . 223 pages. ISBN 1-5275-0654-1 . £64.99 (hardcover). ...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (3): 41–77.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the resolution and marched against the new state with the intention of destroying it. In the process, they called upon the Arab inhabitants of Palestine to leave so that they could re-enter with triumphant Arab armies. Khaled El-Azm, former prime minister of Syria, wrote in 1973: Since 1948, it is we who...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 80–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... is just not a logical, rational choice: The commerce and industry of a people no longer depend upon the expan- sion of its political frontiers; that a nation’s political and economic frontiers do not now necessarily coincide; that military power is socially and eco- nomically futile...