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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 7–18.
Published: 01 December 2010
... that is free of narrow nationalistic agendas. Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2010 Ivo Josipovi\#263; is president of the Republic of Croatia. The Western Balkans: New Politics for a New Age Ivo Josipovic´ History is not always pleasant or easy. It has rarely...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 55–76.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Yossef Ben-Meir King Mohammed VI of Morocco has announced a national regionalization plan that includes the Western Sahara. Morocco's intention is to regionalize (or, essentially, decentralize) decision-making authority and management in socioeconomic development, political affairs, the judicial...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2017) 28 (4): 5–13.
Published: 01 December 2017
... supposedly successful Western missions merely created two economically and politically dysfunctional wards of the international community. In 2017, ethnic tensions are rising again throughout the region. US leaders need to face the sobering reality that Washington’s previous meddling has brought neither...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2002) 13 (4): 88–115.
Published: 01 December 2002
... the Western Sahara Conflict F. Ugboaja Ohaegbulam Conflict with broad regional and international repercussions has raged since 1975 between Morocco and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Saquiet...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2003) 14 (4): 139–157.
Published: 01 December 2003
... from Frank Cass. Subregional Dynamics in the Western Mediterranean Stephen C. Calleya The terror attacks of 11 September 2001 triggered a sudden chain reaction of fear that raised awareness overnight of the necessity to rethink the con...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2004) 15 (3): 38–54.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in Morocco, and also president of the nonprofit Diversity Institute, which promotes community development and reconciliation inside the United States. Creating a New Era of Islamic-Western Relations by Supporting Community Development...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2004) 15 (3): 55–74.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., Canada, and is affiliatedwith the Center for Peace and Disarmament at the Liu Institute for GlobalIssues, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Small Arms and Regional Security in the Western Mediterranean: Refl ections on European Views...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2004) 15 (3): 130–148.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the Matter”: The UN and the Western Sahara Dispute Jacob A. Mundy Since 1988, the United Nations has been actively involved in the Western Sahara dispute between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Western Saharan liberation movement known as the Frente POLISARIO...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2006) 17 (3): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Balkans. He is the author of the forthcoming Extending the European Zone of Peace: Constructing Peace in the Balkans (London: I. B. Tauris). From the Western Balkans to the Greater Balkans Area: The External Conditioning of “Awkward” and “Integrated” States...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2007) 18 (4): 131–148.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Affairs, Inc. 2007 Turkey’s Constraining Position on Western Reform Initiatives in the Middle East Aysegul Sever Turkey is the Middle Eastern country with the longest running struggle for democratization and with the closest ties with the West via...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Patrick N. Theros The Arab Awakening (also known as the Arab Spring) caught the Western world, and even most experts, by surprise. A fuller understanding of how the peoples of the Middle East perceive their history and their relationship with the Western world—from their own perspective and not a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2013) 24 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Ted Galen Carpenter Western news media outlets have paid considerable attention to the civil war in Syria, but much of the coverage is simplistic and melodramatic. Too many accounts portray the conflict as a Manichean struggle between the evil, brutal regime of Bashar al-Assad and noble freedom...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 85–104.
Published: 01 June 2014
... because it refuses to place itself in conflict with Western civilization and instead positions Turkey as a bridge between Western and Muslim civilizations. To this extent, Strategic Depth may be described as a conservative interpretation of Turkish Eurasianism. Göktürk Tüysüzoğlu is assistant...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2018) 29 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Kadir Akyuz; Steve Hess This essay examines the impact of Turkey’s growing international links to China, Russia, and other non-Western powers on democratic backsliding by the administration of Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The essay finds that China’s and Russia’s growing engagement with Turkey since the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 19–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Geoffrey Wright The attempt of the Georgian government to reform and restructure its military forces in the past ten years demonstrates the difficulty of conducting Western-style defense reform in postconflict states, which have not seen a formal end to armed conflict. Western-style reforms were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 77–92.
Published: 01 December 2010
... neoliberal deregulated markets have proven to be vulnerable to the corrupt and opaque practices that created a massive crisis of systemic confidence. The author contends that the Maastricht process has transformed the Western European party system away from parties based on ideology and toward catchall issue...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 20–30.
Published: 01 June 2011
... continuing plots to dismantle it as an independent state. There is no precedent for this in post—World War II Western Europe. This is one of the reasons why it was important to celebrate the recent fiftieth anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus. Van Coufoudakis is professor emeritus of political...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2011) 22 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Shalendra D. Sharma What began as a downturn in the US housing sector in summer 2007 mushroomed into a global financial crisis by September 2008—the most severe since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Initially, Western European governments, including the Russian government, blamed the crisis on...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2011) 22 (1): 93–113.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Mohamed El-Khawas Obama's diplomacy had early success with Iran's agreement in October 2009 to ship most of its low-enriched uranium abroad in exchange for fuel rods for its medical research reactor. This agreement did not last, however, in the face of strong domestic US opposition and the Western...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2011) 22 (4): 36–45.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Vincent Cannistraro The Arab Spring has affected interests of the Western democracies in the Middle and Near Eastern nations, and the instability will compel changes in American policies for the region. There have been political revisions and in some cases nontraditional modifications in moribund...