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. Background: Turkey and the West For as long as the cold war was simmering, Turkey was crucial to American strategic interests. The 1947 Truman Doctrine, while ostensibly relating to Greece and its preservation from communist insurgency, was aimed primarily at foiling a communist takeover of Turkey, which the United States saw as a far graver threat to its Middle Eastern interests. Were Greece to fall, so feared the United States, Turkey would be the next “domino” in line. Since the communist threat to Greece was internal, massive economic aid was

in Turkey: facing a new millennium
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even less than a ‘take it or leave it’ basis. If the Internal Market was further deepened through a series of EU decisions, how could the non-EU countries in the EEA say ‘no’, without the risk of economic loss? The EU countries for their part, it must be remembered, had suggested the EEA as a ‘stop-gap’ solution. They wanted to avoid the decisionmaking indigestion that would follow with an even greater number of members, and they needed time to implement the ‘1992’ Internal Market project. Now that this had been done, and with the four candidate countries knocking on

in Destination Europe
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The Second World War and the Balkan Historikerstreit

politicking, and a reluctance to land Allied troops in Dalmatia to support an indigenous Croatian rebellion. However, he noted that the putsch did succeed internally, since civil and military authorities were ready to depose the government and work with the Allies for a democratic independent Croatia.19 Omerčanin was clearly trying to vindicate the Ustaša position, using anecdotal evidence to prove that the leading lights of the movement were also anti-fascist. For Omerčanin, the former Ustaša chargé d’affairs in Berlin, this putsch may have been a useful means of

in Balkan holocausts?

corrective to the present autonomy and internal politicking of the scientific community’.24 Dixon also sought to reassure scientists by dwelling on the possible benefits of ‘greater democracy in decision-making about science and technology’.25 He predicted that while ‘some research projects would probably be killed, and rightly so’, another consequence ‘of a wider public debate might be to demand more science, not less’.26 Dixon argued that exposing 68 The making of British bioethics science to ‘wider democratic influence’ would increase public confidence by ensuring

in The making of British bioethics
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Antinomies and enticements

modernity have for a very long time now proceeded by locating its constitutive terms as being entirely internal to an imaginary yet tangible space-time called Europe/West. This is to say that they have understood modernity as phenomena generated purely internally within the West. Produced within this spectral yet palpable Europe, it was only later that modernity was variously exported to other parts of humanity

in Subjects of modernity
Order and security in post-Cold War Europe

will remain of fundamental importance to Europe even if the US reduces its involvement); independent national strategies and choices; and a densely institutionalised environment. As a result, the internal distribution of roles will probably remain unclear because of overall systemic uncertainties. The foundations, however, will remain broadly the same, at least in the short and medium run. Perhaps the most important issue is the extent to which American power and behaviour should and could influence the course of events and the shape of European developments. What

in Theory and reform in the European Union
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The management of migration between care and control

Spanish media, followed by the Italian media. Soon the packed refugee boat on the open sea became the image that symbolised migration to Europe. It also became the central figurative element in the debate on European refugee and migration policy and was used by all sides to legitimise their respective demands and ideas. 2 Over the last two decades, while the EU has more or less eliminated internal borders

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
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Crossing the seas

-century marxisant West Indian thought. But beyond that we have to be more circumspect. We can’t elevate all the particular, contrary figures we discuss into a single undifferentiated West Indian tradition , of collective scriptural authority. Indeed, part of our argument is that for all James’s insights it is the plurality and internal differentiation of this body of intellectual thought which best serve us, today

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
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created and re-created through gossip and rumour? The last question underlines my special interest in the relationship between oral, interpersonal, face-to-face communication and communication via traditional and digital media, where I find folkloristic perspectives on news particularly useful. I will also investigate the relationship between the persons who are written about and the reporters who stir up and add fuel to media scandals. The reporters also experience and live through the scandals via the practice of their profession. I wished to establish a dialogue

in Exposed
Daktar Binodbihari Ray Kabiraj and the metaphorics of the nineteenth-century Ayurvedic body

difference in orientation. Structured as a dialogue between Ray and his aged grandfather around the chemical explanation of combustion, Ray repeatedly depicted his grandfather as lacking the curiosity to ask further questions. The grandfather seemed happy with the simple fact that the lamp stops burning when the oil runs dry, but deemed it foolish to ask why this should happen. Ray, on the other hand, urged his grandfather to ask more questions, while the latter feared that Ray was losing his mind. At one point in the exchange, the eponymous grandfather asked how Ray

in Progress and pathology