Turkey - Anglo-American Security Interests, 1945-1952

The First Enlargement of NATO

By Ekavi Athanassopoulou

© 1999 – Routledge

292 pages

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About the Book

This book aims to enhance our understanding of how American presence came to become consolidated - through NATO - in the eastern Mediterranean in the early cold war period by examining how American and British security considerations toward the region evolved between 1947 and 1952 and the impact Turkey's pressure had on American and British security thinking.

Table of Contents

Turkey's security considerations during the interwar period; from one war to another; 1948 - "We Are Indeed at a Critical Moment"; 1949 - Ankara's frustration grows; 1950 - an eventful year; towards accession.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Middle East / General
HISTORY / Military / General