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    • Acceptance and anxiety: Turkey (mostly) embraces Obama's nuclear posture 

      Kibaroglu, M. (Routledge, 2011-03)
      US nuclear weapons have been an important part of Turkey's security strategy since their first deployment on Turkish soil in the early 1960s. Turkey's NATO membership and its close relationship with the United States have ...
    • Accounting for externalities in the measurement of productivity growth: the Malmquist cost productivity measure 

      Ball, E.; Färe, R.; Grosskopf, S.; Zaim, O. (Elsevier BV, 2005)
      This paper starts with the basic premise: that conventional measures of productivity growth-often used as a measure of corporate performance-which ignore external or social output, are biased. We then construct an alternative ...
    • American Turkish relations 1945-1960 : the roots of a long-term alliance 

      Arıoğul, İpek (Bilkent University, 2003)
      The United States and Turkey made an important alliance during the early Cold War and their alliance had an important role in the course of the Cold War. By the end of World War II, the United States felt the need to ...
    • An analysis of the relations between Iran and the USA during the Pahlavi era by use of alliance theories 

      Gülhan, Erdoğan (Bilkent University, 2014)
      This thesis aims to elaborate on the US-Iranian relations during Pahlavi era within the framework of alliance theories. By discussing the existing literature on alliance theories, it tries to bring comprehensive understanding ...
    • Dynamics of the alliance between Turkey and USA : the South Caucasus case 

      Ayhan, Halil Sıddık (Bilkent University, 2003)
      With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the South Caucasus presented several opportunities and challenges in the political, economic and military domains to the US as the unique superpower of the world, and to Turkey as ...
    • Effects of daylight savings time changes on stock market volatility 

      Berument, Hakan; Dogan, N.; Onar, Bahar (Sage Publications, Inc., 2010)
      The presence of daylight savings time effects on stock returns and on stock volatility was investigated using an EGARCH specification to model the conditional variance. The evidence gathered from the major United States ...
    • The exon 13 duplication in the BRCA1 gene is a founder mutation present in geographicaly diverse populations 

      Mazoyer, S.; Leary, J.; Kirk, J.; Fleischmann, E.; Wagner, T.; Claes, K.; Messiaen, L.; Foulkes, W.; Desrochers, M.; Simard, J.; Phelan, C. M.; Kwan, E.; Narod, S. A.; Vahteristo, P.; Nevanlinna, H.; Durando, X.; Bignon, Y. J.; Peyrat, J. P.; Bonnardel, C.; Sinilnikova, O. M.; Puget, N.; Lenoir, G. M.; Audoynaud, C.; Goldgar, D.; Maugard, C.; Caux, V.; Gad, S.; Stoppa-Lyonnet, D.; Noguès, C.; Lidereau, R.; Machavoine, C.; Bressac-De Paillerets, B.; Kuschel, B.; Betz, B.; Niederacher, D.; Beckmann, M. W.; Hamann, U.; Ponder, B. A. P.; Robinson, M.; Taylor G. R.; Bishop, T.; Catteau, A.; Solomon, E.; Cohen, B.; Steel, M.; Collins, N.; Stratton, M.; Van Der Looij, M.; Oláh, E.; Miller, N. J.; Barton, D. E.; Sverdlov, R. S.; Friedman, E.; Radice P.; Montagna, M.; Sensi, E.; Caligo, M.; Van Eijk, R.; Devilee, P.; Van Der Luijt, R.; Heimdal, K.; Møller, P.; Borg, Å.; Diez, O.; Cortes, J.; Domenech, M.; Baiget, M.; Osorio, A.; Benítez, J.; Maillet, P.; Sappino, A. P.; Özdag, H.; Özçelik, T.; Ozturk, M.; Rohlfs, E. M.; Boyd, J.; McDermott, D.; Offit, K.; Unger, M.; Nathanson, K.; Weber, B. L.; Sellers, T. A.; Hampton, E.; Couch, F. J.; Neuhausen, S.; Gayther, S. A. (Cell Press, 2000)
      Recently, a 6-kb duplication of exon 13, which creates a frameshift in the coding sequence of the BRCA1 gene, has been described in three unrelated U.S. families of European ancestry and in one Portuguese family. Here, our ...
    • Football and exchange rates: empirical support for behavioral economics 

      Eker, G.; Berument, H.; Dogan, B. (Sage Publications, Inc., 2007)
      Recently, economic theory has been expanded to incorporate emotions, which have been assumed to play an important role in financial decisions. The present study illustrates this by showing a connection between the sports ...
    • The Ford administration against an assertive congress: the case of theTurkish arms embargo 

      Yiğitaslan, Berçin (Bilkent University, 2017-01)
      This thesis focuses on Gerald Ford administration’s struggle with the assertive Congress in foreign policy in the case of the Turkish arms embargo. In this new sequence of ongoing executive-legislative tug of war for ...
    • Frequent demonstration of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) in bone marrow biopsy samples from Turkish patients with multiple myeloma (MM) 

      Beksac, M.; Ma, M.; Akyerli, C.; DerDanielian, M.; Zhang, L.; Liu, J.; Arat, M.; Konuk, N.; Koc, H.; Ozcelik, T.; Vescio, R.; Berenson, J. R. (Nature Publishing, 2001)
      In order to investigate the frequency of HHV-8 in MM patients from another geographic location, we obtained fresh bone marrow (BM) biopsies from Turkish patients with MM (n = 21), monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined ...
    • Friends no more? the rise of Anti-American nationalism in Turkey 

      Grigoriadis, I. N. (Middle East Institute, 2010)
      This article examines the rise of anti-American nationalism in Turkey. While Turkish public opinion has developed strong views against a set of foreign policies furthered by the United States, recent findings allude to the ...
    • Friendship, crisis and estrangement : US-Italian relations, 1871-1920 

      Gürsel, Bahar (Bilkent University, 2007)
      In the 1870s, the united Kingdom of Italy brought together nearly the whole Italian peninsula under a single flag, and the United States left behind a civil war and strengthened the country and its institutions. This ...
    • The 'greater middle east' as a 'modern' geopolitical imagination in American foreign policy 

      Güney, A.; Gökcan, F. (Routledge, 2010)
      This article aims at analysing how the September 11 terrorist attacks have caused the formation of a new geopolitical vision of an area called the 'Greater Middle East' and how this formation has led to changes in US foreign ...
    • The impact of 2003 us-led invasion on the rise of terrorism in Iraq 

      Ağalday, Burak (Bilkent University, 2016-06)
      The thesis argues that the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq has created the contributing factors for the rise of radicalism and the rise of violent organizations in Iraq. In this study, military and political aspects of the ...
    • International security assistance force : with special reference to Turkey's leadership 

      Ateş, R. Deniz (Bilkent University, 2004)
      This thesis describes and explains the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) with special reference to Turkey’s leadership. The significance of Turkey’s leadership, organization and activities of ISAF will be ...
    • The Iraq war, Turkey, and renewed caspian energy prospects 

      Williams, P. A.; Tekin, A. (Middle East Institute, 2008)
      Many have linked the US-led invasion of Iraq to its oil resources, leading some observers to question Caspian energy prospects. This article analyzes how the Iraqi occupation and Caspian oil prospects have been inter-linked, ...
    • "Made in Massachusetts" : converting hides and skins into leather and Turkish immigrants into industrial laborers (1860s-1920s) 

      Acehan, Işıl (Bilkent University, 2010)
      Early twentieth-century America witnessed a large influx of immigrants largely from eastern and southern Europe as well as the Near East. The major “pull” factor stimulating the growth of migration was the rise of several ...
    • The relevance of Giuseppe Mazzini's ideas of insurgency to the American slavery crisis of the 1850s 

      Roberts, Timothy M. (Oxford University Press, 2012)
      This chapter discusses Mazzini's influence in the context of the slavery crisis of the 1850s in the United States. That decade, which saw a crisis erupt in Kansas over the question of whether slavery should be allowed to ...
    • The ‘Rojava revolution’ in Syrian Kurdistan: a model of development for the middle east? 

      Cemgil, C.; Hoffmann, C. (Institute of Development Studies, 2016)
      As the civil war in Syria continues, in the territory of Rojava - in Kurdish, ‘the West’ - the northern Syrian Kurdish political movement is attempting to implement ‘libertarian municipalism’, based on the thoughts of ...
    • Security and military balance in the Black Sea region 

      Özdamar, Ö. (Routledge, 2010-09)
      This paper analyses the current security challenges and military balance in the Black Sea region. The region, which has been going through vast political and economic transformations since the end of the Cold War, has ...