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Security Challenges in the Euro-Med Area in the 21st Century

Mare Nostrum

By Stephen Calleya

Routledge – 2011 – 186 pages

Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

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    978-0-415-56625-4
    October 24th 2012

Description

This book examines and assesses the main security factors influencing Euro-Mediterranean relations at the start of the twenty-first century.

Developing a theoretical framework based on the security complex, this book provides an empirical analysis of security challenges in the Euro-Mediterranean area that distinguishes between short, medium and long-term threats and highlights the political, military, economic, societal and environmental issues that are already serving as a source of instability in the region. Including analysis of the 2011 Arab Spring, the author examines the consequences and looks to the future of security in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

Acknowledging the strategic significance of this region between Europe and the Middle East, the book identifies the main stakeholders within today’s debate on the future of Euro-Mediterranean relations and focuses on their main security interests in this region. It features a policy analysis of the main actors in the Mediterranean, including NATO, the United States, and the European Union and addresses issues including illegal migration, terrorism, religious intolerance and the lack of human rights

Security Challenges in the Euro-Med Area in the 21st Century be of interest to students and scholars of European Politics, Security Studies and International Relations.

Contents

Introduction 1. Regional Security and the Mediterranean 2. Security Challenges in the Mediterranean 3. Regional Security Initiatives in the Euro-Med Area 4. Prospects for Euro-Mediterranean Security in the 21st Century

Author Bio

Stephen Calleya is Professor and Director of the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC) at the University of Malta, Malta.

Name: Security Challenges in the Euro-Med Area in the 21st Century: Mare Nostrum (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Stephen Calleya. This book examines and assesses the main security factors influencing Euro-Mediterranean relations at the start of the twenty-first century. Developing a theoretical framework based on the security complex, this book provides an empirical analysis of...
Categories: European Politics, Regional Security, International Relations, Politics & International Relations, Security Studies - Military & Strategic, Government, International Politics, Security Studies - Pol & Intl Relns, International Security