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Western Mediterranean: its political, economic, and strategic importance.

Conference on the Western Mediterranean (1972 Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

Western Mediterranean: its political, economic, and strategic importance.

by Conference on the Western Mediterranean (1972 Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mediterranean Region
    • Subjects:
    • Mediterranean Region -- Politics and government -- Congresses,
    • Mediterranean Region -- Foreign relations -- 1945- -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Alvin J. Cottrell [and] James D. Theberge.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in international politics and government
      ContributionsCottrell, Alvin J., ed., Theberge, James Daniel, ed., Georgetown University. Center for Strategic and International Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDE100 .C66 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 256 p.
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5409676M
      LC Control Number73000029

      Italy lies in the central Mediterranean, between the eastern and western basins of his sea. This strategic location made it easier to control the Mediterranean. Developing sub-regional strategies to exploit the strengths and address the weaknesses of particular maritime regions, e.g. the new EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian region and its action plan. Each year, the Mediterranean Coast Guard Functions Forum – a voluntary, independent and non-political body - brings together administrations.

        Preface: The Caspian Sea Summit and the Historical Crossroads of the 21st Century This article is part of The Sino-Russia Alliance: Challenging America’s Ambitions in Eurasia (Septem ). For editorial reasons the article is being published by Global Research in three parts. It is strongly advised that readers also study the prior piece. The European and Islamic Contest for Control of the Western Mediterranean. After the surrender of the Muslim authorities in Granada in the Spanish monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella, moved on to overseas expansion. The most important of these ventures, as it subsequently turned out, was the financing of the voyages of Columbus.

        The Iberian Peninsula represents the westernmost point of the Phoenician-Punic expansion in the Mediterranean. Despite its position at the extreme borders, both classical historians and archaeological remains show that this territory has been chosen as one of the first destinations of Phoenician Diaspora towards the West and a center of great strategic interest for the political .   Towards an Eastern Mediterranean Security Alliance in geo-strategic, political, economic and energetic terms. This is emerging as important for the future of Israel, potentially transformative in terms of the country’s place in the world, and equally beneficial for her neighbors in the region. that these “3+4” would over time.


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