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dc.contributor.advisorGoreishi, Ahmad
dc.contributor.authorYilmaz, Hasan
dc.dateJune 2001
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-22T15:34:36Z
dc.date.available2012-08-22T15:34:36Z
dc.date.issued2001-06
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10945/10989
dc.description.abstractThe end of the Cold War and the Second Gulf War affected the Middle East prodoundly. The role of regional countries changed when the end of the superpower competition transformed frozen animosities into new conflict areas. In this context, Turkey extremely involved in regional politics. During the 1989-2000 period Turkey's policy toward the Middle East in general centered on security issues while Turkey encouraged regional cooperation simultaneously. PKK terrorism and the prospect of a Kurdish state in northern Iraq have been the forefront issues in Ankara's agenda. Ankara followed an active policy in the region to counter the regional threats to Turkey, to recover its declining image in the West and to improve its economy through regional opportunities.en_US
dc.description.urihttp://archive.org/details/turkeyndmiddleea1094510989
dc.format.extentxvi, 166 p. ; 28 cm.en_US
dc.rightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. As such, it is in the public domain, and under the provisions of Title 17, United States Code, Section 105, may not be copyrighted.en_US
dc.titleTurkey and the Middle East: threats and opportunitiesen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.departmentNational Security Affairs
etd.thesisdegree.nameM.A. in National Security Affairsen_US
etd.thesisdegree.levelMastersen_US
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineNational Security Affairsen_US
etd.thesisdegree.grantorNaval Postgraduate Schoolen_US


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