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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Sait Çetinoğlu In this essay policies against non-Muslim minorities implemented during World War II by the Turkish government are analyzed: specifically, the mobilization of minority young men aged eighteen to forty-five years into work battalions from May 1941 to September 1942, as a repetition...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
... in ascension, not only works with Russia to counter US influence in the area but also seeks to develop and import more of the region's energy resources to fuel its economic expansion. Both China and Russia aim to curb rising Islamic influence in the region. This essay examines the interests and policies...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 36–45.
Published: 01 December 2011
... autocracies and dictatorships across the Arab world, reaching to the Arab and Persian Gulfs. The awakening has been enervated by violent responses from more cohesive and profound dictatorships in Syria and Libya, but the “leaderless” model of the awakening can quickly bring together disparate groups working...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 5–18.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., practically all of the visions, movements, and concrete institutional arrangements working toward European integration during this period placed Africa’s incorporation into the European enterprise as a central objective. As much of the scholarly, political, and journalistic accounts at the time testify...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 67–88.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Pioneering academic work on refugees and assimilation limns the essential choices policy makers have: (1) throw open the gates to Europe and hope new Muslims citizens will eventually assimilate, (2) exclude Muslim immigrants and try to subordinate Islamic beliefs to European norms for those already in Europe...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (4): 119–148.
Published: 01 December 2016
... undertaken by members of parliaments at the subnational level. Yet the academic study on diplomacy of the Parliament of Catalonia remains limited. Because there is a well-rooted tradition of foreign activity in the Catalan political culture, the Parliament of Catalonia has been working consistently...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 47–60.
Published: 01 June 2010
... in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is examined in relation to that of the United States. For the EU to play a more influential role in the peace process, neither a pure balancing nor a pure bonding strategy is likely to work. Instead, the most promising strategy for the EU would be a bonding strategy combined...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 46–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of the authors was working in Greece in senior positions at the US Embassy in Athens with few interruptions from the mid-1980s to the early twenty-first century. Thomas J. Miller served as the United States ambassador to Greece from 2001 to 2004. A retired US Foreign Service officer, since September 2010...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 53–79.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Constantine P. Danopoulos This essay assesses participation and competition in the quality of democracy in Greece. Theoretically, the quality of democracy is assessed in three interrelated dimensions: procedure, result, and content. Procedure encompasses the character and working of the environment...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in humanitarian action and a specialist in Southern European and Maltese politics. Anna Khakee is senior lecturer at the Department of International Relations at the University of Malta and cofounder and coordinator of its masters program in humanitarian action. She has previously worked as a consultant...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 37–56.
Published: 01 December 2004
... immigrants, tends to attract talented and educated migrants. Africans are said to be the most educated ethnic group in the United States. In fact, there are more African scientists and engineers working in the United States than there are in Africa. As shown in table 1, African immigration to the United...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (2): 7–16.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., but the Mediterranean continues to be the most notable area where nations of different religious backgrounds interface, and it is particularly important in that it is at the center of the nexus between Islamic countries and those with a Christian heritage. Regional efforts to work together offer one of the most...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 117–129.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and fragmented, and lacked unity of jihad for solidarity in the community. The Christian unity was in sharp contrast with the fragmented condition of Muslim states that participated in or were affected by the Cru- sades. It is perhaps for this reason that while among scholarly works in the modern West...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and many proud European cultures. In Albania, they live together in a stable society. Albanians are smart and energetic. They are ravenous for every beautiful opportunity that freedom and hard work make possible. And it is all possible. The most important natural resource we have, I deeply believe...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 8–19.
Published: 01 December 2005
... a statement of solidarity and made the pledge to work with and help each other until all nine (later ten) participant countries were admitted to NATO. Thus was born the original Vilnius Group (the V-9), which Croatia joined a year later, in March 2001 (creating the V-10). All countries had...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 4–10.
Published: 01 March 2005
... in advancing social, demo- cratic, institutional, and economic reforms at home and pursuing the goal of joining the Euro-Atlantic community. The strategic objectives of our foreign policy are to join the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organi- zation. The Croatian government is working...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 March 2001
... made demo- cracy more vulnerable in more places. Southeastern Europe is a prime example. So our new Community of Democracies will begin life with much work to do. Since its founding in 1983, the NED has played a significant role in sup...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (2): 101–104.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the fall of the Greek dictator- ship. A memoir of her public and private life, the book focuses on Margarita’s work as a feminist within Greece, her activism internationally, and her personal life, especially her marriage to Andreas Papandreou and subsequent divorce. Margarita’s work...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 147–166.
Published: 01 December 2004
... on the rotation of foreign labor. Whenever possible, foreign workers should stay only for a short period and then be substituted by others, so that they would not be tempted to settle permanently in Switzerland. To that end, a system of time-limited work permits was established. Seasonal work permits allowed...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 125–132.
Published: 01 December 2004
..., including women and unaccompanied minors. The ARA meets the European crite- ria and standards in the sphere of asylum. Under the provisions of the Employment Promotion Act of 29 December 2001, foreigners have the right to work in and to make business trips to Bulgaria. The act establishes legal...