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Contemporary Aspects of Policy and Strategy in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean will never cease to engage the attention of scholars or to present to historians, politicians, political analysts, sociologists, anthropologists and a host of other specialists from diverse disciplines an immense challenge as they try to comprehend the many facets presented by this entity made up of mixed interests and deep divisions; of points of convergence and points of divergence, of friendship and enmities; common destinies and disparate opinions; hopes and delusions; a veri­ table crucible of diverse civilizations, religions and cultures.