Middle East Review of International Affairs Published by the GLORIA Center, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 11, No. 3, Article 4/9 – September 2007 Total Circulation 25,000 GERMANY’S MIDDLE EAST POLICY Wolfgang G. Schwanitz* At times of peace, GermanyĂ?ÂŻĂ?ÂżĂ?Â˝s Middle East policy has historically taken a secondary positionĂ?ÂŻĂ?ÂżĂ?Â˝one subordinate to GermanyĂ?ÂŻĂ?ÂżĂ?Â˝s primary policy toward Europe […]
This article discusses the change in British policy towards Israel following Israel’s victory in the 1967 War. It examines how prior to the Six Day war Britain and Israel enjoyed a friendly relationship characterized by the former’s absolute commitment to maintaining stability in the Middle East. Britain supplied Israel with arms and gave political support […]
Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 10, No. 4, Article 3/7 – December 2006Total Circulation 23,500 BRITISH MIDDLE EAST POLICY: THE COUNTERTERRORISM DIMENSIONIsaac Kfir* The emergence of Islamist terrorism has had a tremendous impact on the United Kingdom. The British government has pursued controversial domestic and foreign policies. This paper reviews some of […]
Since its establishment in the late 1950s, the European Economic Community has always viewed the development of trade and economic ties as a vital instrument in its efforts to improve bilateral relations with the Arab world. The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (also known as the Barcelona Process), initiated at the November 1995 Barcelona Conference, is the most recent example. This article examines how in its first decade, the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership has contributed both to the economic development of the Arab world and bilateral European Union-Arab relations. It concludes by placing the very real achievements in the context of significant obstacles that still remain.
Published by the GLORIA Center,Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya Volume 8, No. 4, Article 8 – December 2004 The December 2004 European Council Decision on Turkey: Is it an Historic Turning Point? By Kemal KiriÅĂ?â??Ă?Ĺ¸ci On December 17, 2004, the European Union (EU) made its long-awaited decision on beginning negotiations with […]
Volume 8, No. 3 – September 2004 THE ROLE OF WMD IN IRANIAN SECURITY CALCULATIONS: DANGERS TO EUROPE By Amin Tarzi This article considers the Iranian weapons of mass destruction (WMD) program, reviewing the calculations that have driven Iran to seek these weapons and their delivery systems, and the dangers to European countries should […]