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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2009) 20 (3): 77–94.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Randall Newnham The question of how to deal with so-called rogue states, especially those trying to obtain weapons of mass destruction (WMD), is currently of central importance to the world. Advocates of military action, who predominated immediately after 9/11, have lost credibility in recent years...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2003) 14 (4): 76–95.
Published: 01 December 2003
... weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and states’ defiance of nonproliferation efforts have been astonishing. Major regional contenders have advanced their nuclear and chemical weapons cache for balance-of-power and other geostrategic reasons, thereby causing a security dilemma. In some cases, this...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2004) 15 (2): 17–24.
Published: 01 June 2004
... in Iraq, the Bush admin- istration faces lingering questions of why it chose to go to war in the first place—questions that are not answered by Saddam’s capture. The weapons of mass destruction (WMD) that the administration originally used as a justification for war are thus far undiscovered. And...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2007) 18 (3): 31–38.
Published: 01 September 2007
... really were weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in Iraq, and he also notes in mitigation that most of the world’s leading intelligence services agreed that the weapons existed. But it is not really that simple, because Tenet’s job was to speak with an independent voice, not to reiterate what other...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2002) 13 (1): 86–108.
Published: 01 March 2002
... dependence on Soviet backing, the possession of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) has become the preferred way to enhance the regional and international position of local countries. In the post–Cold War world, WMD capability is seen to be the most influential vehicle for achiev- ing international...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2003) 14 (4): 68–75.
Published: 01 December 2003
... emanating from Iraq. The vote was 296 for, 133 against, and three members not voting. The country and Congress were told in no uncertain terms that the Bagh- dad regime, led by a ruthless dictator, possessed weapons of mass destruc- tion (WMD)—no ifs, ands, or buts—and that it was capable of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2003) 14 (4): 3–15.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., and complicated is the situation today. The ashes of the World Trade Center, the pervasive threat of terrorism globally, the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), and the U.S. vulnera- bility to direct attack within its borders make the future uncertain and pol- icy decisions difficult...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2003) 14 (3): 78–85.
Published: 01 September 2003
... States, probably including the use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Unfortunately, the evidence presented by administration officials in and outside the Security Council was not compelling enough to convince the unconvinced. Hans Blix, the chairman of the UN inspection team, complained in late...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2003) 14 (4): 116–138.
Published: 01 December 2003
... outcome suggested a lowered priority for the Arab-Israeli issue in the Bush administration. The 11 September attacks raised the profile of terrorist groups and their sponsors, and the “axis of evil” speech called attention to the connections among terrorism, weapons of mass destruction (WMD), rogue...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2008) 19 (1): 13–32.
Published: 01 March 2008
... some circumstances, blocking the further spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), and, eventually, encouraging democratization of the Middle East. The secretary had little to counter with. His department was, as always, faction-ridden, split by some senior officials aligned with the office of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Kenneth B. Moss In the wake of the horrible attacks of 9/11, the United States altered its national security strategy to deal with the possibility of an attack with weap- ons of mass destruction (WMD) from states like Iran or North Korea and even nonstate actors like al Qaeda. The new emphasis...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2003) 14 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 June 2003
... terrorism and related security challenges, such as the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their means of delivery, have raised new challenges for NATO. The challenges are even greater because NATO must also contend with the expanding role of the European Union in the foreign...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2004) 15 (1): 105–118.
Published: 01 March 2004
... destroy al Qaeda’s “camp infrastructure” in Afghanistan and obliterate the Al Shifa pharmaceutical plant (mistakenly viewed by the Clin- ton administration as a facility for manufacturing weapons of mass destruc- tion, or WMD) in Sudan. President Clinton justified the change in U.S. strat- egy this...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2002) 13 (4): 21–37.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). One year following the events of September 2001, there are clear signs that the cement of alliance solidarity is under stress on a wide variety of fronts. Some of the emerging policy disconnects are exceedingly disturbing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2001) 12 (4): 13–26.
Published: 01 December 2001
... follow standard inland revenue practices. As before, all proceeds from oil sales would go to the UN. Foreign invest- ment would be prohibited, inspections would resume, prohibitions on weapons-of-mass-destruction (WMD) materials would continue, and an...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2002) 13 (3): 40–57.
Published: 01 September 2002
... desire for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and the means to deliver such weapons, especially long-range ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States. But how real and imminent is this potential threat? According to the CIA, North Korea...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2003) 14 (4): 19–41.
Published: 01 December 2003
... mass destruction (WMD). President George W. Bush graphically portrayed the crisis con- William H. Lewis is an adjunct fellow of preventive diplomacy at the Center for Strategic and Inter- national Studies. Burton M. Sapin is professor emeritus of political science and international affairs...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2004) 15 (2): 6–16.
Published: 01 June 2004
... years. As I previously mentioned, the first is the Arab-Israeli conflict. The second is the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), which should be resolved through the establishment of the Middle East as a WMD-free zone, whether such weapons are nuclear, chemical, or biological. It is better to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2000) 11 (1): 24–48.
Published: 01 March 2000
... The United States and its allies in the eastern Mediterranean—Turkey and Israel—face threats beyond those of the Kurds and Lebanon or a renewed Intifada. In the United States, the threat of a revived Iraqi weapons- of-mass-destruction (WMD) program or the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2002) 13 (2): 108–122.
Published: 01 June 2002
... sphere, the end of the Cold War has encour- aged the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and missile technologies, which, along with competing U.S., Chinese, and Russian arms exports to countries like Taiwan, Iran, and India, has contributed to the intensification of regional...