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Turkey: Facing a New Millennium
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Turkey: Facing a New Millennium: Coping with Intertwined Conflicts

Amikam Nachmani

Abstract

Turkey's involvement in the Gulf War in 1991 paved the way for the country's acceptance into the European Union. This book traces that process, and in the first part looks at Turkey's foreign policy in the 1990s, considering the ability of the country to withstand the repercussions of the fall of communism. It focuses on Turkey's achievement in halting and minimising the effects of the temporary devaluation in its strategic importance that resulted from the waning of the Cold War and the disintegration of the Soviet Union; the skilful way in which Turkey avoided becoming embroiled in the ethni ... More

Keywords: Turkey, Gulf War, European Union, foreign policy, fall of communism, Cold War, Soviet Union, Central Asia, Balkans, Middle East

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780719063701
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719063701.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Amikam Nachmani, author