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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 (2011) 22 (2): 45–56.
Published: 01 June 2011
... with Greece and Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean. Greece and Cyprus, on the other hand, were almost completely satisfied with the benefits of the Constitution of the Oceans, as it has also been known, and voted in favor of the convention. Theodore C. Kariotis is professor of economics, University...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 57–75.
Published: 01 June 2011
... “Islam-friendly” government in the context of an electoral democracy dominated by suspicion, conflict, and open confrontation between the sides. This essay examines the critical impact of the victory of the “yes” votes in the historic referendum of 12 September 2010 and the Ergenekon incident...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
... by Turkish laicism. This essay identifies and analyzes the extent to which the AKP's discourse and rhetoric have changed over the years to discover whether the party truly has a hidden agenda or if the shifts serve as strategies to win votes. The essay highlights how the observed changes are related...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Yugoslavia (H.J.Res. 44). These allowed Congress to choose whether it wished the country to be at war or not. Prior to the vote, two additional bills Tom Campbell, Republican of California, is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and a pro- fessor of law...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 72–93.
Published: 01 September 2007
... with the seats of Vojvodina and Kosovo, two of Serbia’s autonomous provinces that he had also seized, Milosevic had four votes necessary to block whatever was proposed by the remaining four republics. It was four against four, an impassable barrier, an impossible deadlock, broken only by the devil’s...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2005
... could not have been sharper. There are fi ve signifi - cant events that set Cyprus on an irreversible course, and I would like to emphasize the following: First, in April 2004 the people of my country, the Cypriots of Greek ethnic origin and the Cypriots of Turkish ethnic origin, voted...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2017
... as well as procedural dimensions have been explored elsewhere.3 This essay concentrates on the participation and competition dimensions. The first is about formal citizen rights of political participation, including the right to vote. The latter refers to regular, free, and fair electoral...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 1–23.
Published: 01 December 2012
... elections, Ennahda managed “to place the issue squarely before the government and the public.”5 Ben Ali permitted Ennahda to run independent candidates in the parliamentary elections, and they won over 15 percent of the national vote. He was alarmed when Ennahda won more votes than all secular...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (4): 111–121.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and persistent pressure by donor governments, including the United States. In late December 1992, Kenyans voted in record numbers in the country’s first multiparty election in almost twenty-six years. President Moi, in power since 1978, defeated opposition candidates by a small margin. His party, Kenya...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2006
... The presidential elections were followed in November 2005 by parliamentary elections, which were held with a number of guarantees in place to ensure the fairness of the process. These included reducing the number of voting stations, in order to properly implement the constitutional requirement that all...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 41–58.
Published: 01 June 2000
... by the charismatic pop- ulist Jörg Haider, scored a stunning 27 percent of the vote, the world shook a disapproving finger at this country of choir boys, Gemütlichkeit, and Hitler. The citizens of the country shrugged their shoulders, decidedly confused about...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 61–80.
Published: 01 December 2016
... rights law committed during the December 2008 Gaza con- flict.41 The EP resolution was adopted with 335 MEPs voting in favor, 287 against, and 43 abstaining.42 It followed a first EP resolution, for which a vote was held on 25 February 2010. Both EP resolutions called on EU member states...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2018) 29 (1): 48–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of election Percent won Votes Seats 1994 European Parliament 0.11 7,264 1996 National 0.07 4,487 1999 European Parliament* 0.75 48,532 2004 European Parliament* 0.17 10,618 2009 European Parliament 0.46 23,609 2009...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 94–118.
Published: 01 March 2009
... parties to take votes away from the PPP and the PML-N and thus pre- vent them from dominating the National Assembly. Furthermore, the govern- ment used the National Accountability Bureau to harass prominent opposition candidates and even to use the court to disqualify them from running or to contest...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 4–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... of Vicente Fox has recently made proposals to give these nationals the right to vote in Mexican elections without having to return to their former homes to cast their vote. This is a logical extension of the concept of dual citizenship, which was added to the Mexican constitution only recently...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 42–60.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of Slovenia’s parliamentarians in those debates and indeed on Mediterranean affairs in general has been very modest. Slovenia’s parliamentarians partici- pated in only two motions, and they voted on merely twelve documents, which dealt with the Mediterranean-­related issues defined broadly, relating...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 21–41.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Kaarbo and Daniel Kenealy, “The House of Commons’ Vote on British Intervention in Syria,” (ISPI Analysis no. 228, Italian Institute for International Political Studies, Milan, January 2014), www.ispionline .it/en/pubblicazione/house-commons-vote-british-intervention-syria-9667. On Belgium, see Yf...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (1): 40–58.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of action would generate among traditional allies, most notably the United States, available indicators do not point to a lack of common political ground for Rome and Beijing to pursue more ambitious agendas. To the contrary: analyzing voting records at the General Assembly and the UN Human Rights...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 130–148.
Published: 01 September 2004
... for the population of the territory and spent the whole of the 1990s attempt- ing to establish the electorate for the vote. In early 2000 the UN halted its Sisyphean referendum effort for a host of reasons cited by UN secretary- general Kofi Annan in his February 2000 report on the matter. He empha- sized...