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THE GREATER MIDDLE EAST BETWEEN PROJECT AND REALITY
THE GREATER MIDDLE EAST BETWEEN PROJECT AND REALITY

Author(s): Gheorghe Văduva
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: ”Carol I” National Defence University Publishing House
Keywords: Middle East; inflexibillity; flexibility; risk; EU

Summary/Abstract: Is the Greater Middle East both a concept and reality? How is confogurating this concept reported to reality? The concept, if we accept it as it is, only about a project, more or less to accomplish? In the globalization era and also fragmentation where is the use of this concept? Or if we speak about a reality how can it be identified in the large flow of realities which are fast succeeding around this inflexible and paradoxal world? And, now, above all, this world’s hot core, that conventionally represents the Middle East, can it be qualiffied as inflexible, stubborn, crises, and conflicts, terrorism generator and all kind of troubles which the civilized world is crying about more than is necessary? The paradox consists in the moving world inflexibillity context is a paradox in this wide region's inflexibillity context is a paradox? In other words, the Middle East is the cause for or the evils and harm of the Planet, or itself is a victim of the chaos state which the humanity passes through? This chaos state is an exclusive product of the Cold War or it has the origin in the enclosure concept, in a finite space often very narrow or very limited of the infinite Universe? From a wider perspective, “the new chaos”, released or, more exactly, expressed in the last decade of the past century, and understood as a disorganization for organization, leaves space for a new organizing, which could mean a new bipolarization, on a side being this “Greater Middle East” and, on the other side, the civilized world, especially The United States of America? Is the West looking for a new “enemy”, after it destroyed the communism, or is it trying to bring to the technological civilization level this remained bastion, here and there, kept in extremisms and prejudices hard to accept in a world full of interdependencies where the network philosophy and psysionogmy are in the first plan? What is given and what is refused in from this region?

  • Issue Year: 19/2006
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 67-71
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: English