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1st Edition

Turkish-American Relations
Past, Present and Future

ISBN 9780714652733
Published April 29, 2003 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

More than two hundred years after the first visit of an American official to Turkey, Turkish and American mutual interests have expanded significantly and developed into what President Clinton termed 'a strategic partnership' at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Although the key component of that partnership - security cooperation - has been strained of late due to divergence of opinion regarding war in Iraq, the relationship has strong foundations and has survived. This book presents a colourful and analytical picture of the many aspects of Turkish-American relations from the early years of the 19th century to the post-Cold War era.



Mustafa Aydin is Associate Professor of International Relations at Ankara University and the Turkish National Security Academy. He was research fellow at the Center for Political Studies, University of Michigan; UNESCO Fellow at the Richardson Institute for Peace Studies, Lancaster University; and Fulbright Scholar at the John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Cagri Erhan is Associate Professor of Diplomatic History, and Deputy Director of the European Research Centre at Ankara University. He has been granted fellowships by the Turkish Academy of Sciences, Tel Aviv University and the Tokyo Foundation.