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.
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Table of ContentsMillenium
"a well researched and detailed account...provides many fascinating examples...aids both our historical and contemporary understanding of the geographical significance of Turkey and the country"s strategic orientation."
Middle East Journal
"The book is written with imagination, understanding, profound insights, and scholarly detachment. Any student of Turkish foreign policy or anyone interested in studying the ability of the small powers to shape the policies of the great powers must read this first-rate study."
Diplomacy and Statecraft
"a fine piece of historical writing that illuminates a vitally important area of post-war diplomatic history and will provide the standard text for those studying Turkey"s relations with the West in the early Cold War period"
Middle Eastern Studies Association Bulletin
"Athanassapoulou"s book is an excellent and well-documented study of the first enlargement of NATO