Security of the South Caucasus Region from Different Theoretical Perspectives

CUDES 2018 7. International Congress on Current Debates in Social Science April 19-21, 2018, İstanbul, Turkey , www.currentdebates.org Security of the South Caucasus Region from Different Theoretical Perspectives This paper aims to evaluate security situation of the South Caucasus Region from different theoretical perspectives. The main approach-Neo-Realism or other theoretical approaches which tackle states as a…

International Hierarchy and Regional Security in the Post-Soviet Region: Crises in Ukraine and Georgia

Abstract Ever since the end of the Cold War, the post-Soviet countries have been dealing with internal and external problems, including territorial annexation and military confrontation. The Russian Federation’s involvement in military confrontations took place prior to 1996 in the Region contributed to security, whereas in the latest two crises (in 2008 and in 2013), Russia’s policy…

Security Approaches of International Organizations in the 21st Century

International Balkan Congress: “Security Approaches of International Organizations in the 21st Century and Security of the Balkans”, 2011 27 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2016 Aslihan Anlar Kocaeli University, FEAS, International Relations Dept. Date Written: April 28, 2011 Abstract The Purpose of the paper is to examine which variables or factors has affected situations and conditions of…

Role and Position of Bulgaria and Romania in the Black Sea Region

The end of the Cold War and collapse of the Soviet Union led to important changes in the Black Sea Region; three more countries (the Russian Federation, Ukraine and Georgia) emerged and these countries with Bulgaria and Romania entered into a political and economic transformation period. During these processes, the Russian Federation was in attempt…

Bölgesel Krizlerde Birleşmiş Milletler: Ukrayna Örneği

IX Uludağ Uluslararası İlişkiler Kongresi, 23-24 Ekim 2017, Bursa, Turkey Birleşmiş Milletler (BM), uluslararası barış ve güvenliğin korunması için kurulmuş en kapsamlı uluslararası örgüttür. Bölgesel krizlerin tırmandırılmadan çözülmesinde etkin rol oynayabilecekken, krizlerde BM Güvenlik Konseyi daimi üyelerinden birinin taraf olması Konseyi’n önünü kesmektedir. Ancak BM sadece Güvenlik Konseyi’nden ibaret bir örgüt değildir. BM çatısı altında…

Security In The Black Sea Region Before And After 2014

The paper focuses on developments that took place after November 2013, starting with Euromaidan (a challenge against the supremacy of the Russia) and the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in 2014. The crisis continued with the escalation of tension between Russia and Turkey in 2015, originating from the fact that the two countries…

Security in the Black Sea Region from a Neorealistic Perspective

Bozkurt, Giray Saynur (2013) (ed) Blue Black Sea: New Dimensions of History, Security, Strategy, Energy and Economy, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp (153-167) 14 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Aslihan Anlar Kocaeli University, FEAS, International Relations Dept. Date Written: 2013 Abstract The purpose of this paper is to examine how security affairs have changed in the Black…

Changing Geopolitics and Turkish Foreign Policy

The article aims to evaluate Turkish foreign policy from geopolitical perspective – the strategic location of Turkey has been one of the most important determinants for the Turkish policy makers. In the paper it is argued that geopolitics is still relevant to analyze relations of states but its extent to explain them changes according to the state whose…