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    • Third-party intervention techniques: A critical review 

      Güven, Aİstar (Bilkent University, 1997)
      Conflict is one of the most dramatic and inescapable aspects of all social systems, be it personal, organizational, or international. The empirical study of conflict and conflict management is both an academic and practical ...
    • Thrace on the East : Georgia? 

      Kiremitçi, İlker (Bilkent University, 2004)
      Since Turkey has turned its face towards Europe, it can be concluded that one of its ‘backs’ is the Caucasian region. However, Caucasia may not constitute Turkey’s first security priority under present conditions, but ...
    • Three generations of human rights of women in the 20th century : an analysis of international legal documents 

      Birdal, Sevcan (Bilkent University, 2014)
      This thesis focuses on the generations of human rights of women based on Vasak’s notion of three generations of human rights - in which the first generation rights refer political and civil rights; the second generation ...
    • Transformation of Greco-Turkish relations after 1999 : military and economic aspects 

      Tetik, Gözde (Bilkent University, 2007)
      Greek-Turkish relations used to follow a fluctuating trend. The relationship is a cycle of conflict and cooperation. Up to now, Greece and Turkey attempted to ameliorate their relations several times. However, these ...
    • Transformation of NATO in the face of transnational terrorism 

      Bulduk, Sebahat (Bilkent University, 2009)
      Transnational terrorism with special reference to the September 11 attacks in 2001 on the territory of the United States has significant impacts on NATO’s approach to terrorism at rhetorical, practical and institutional ...
    • Transnational terrorism under structural realism 

      Sarı, Burcu (Bilkent University, 2003)
      This thesis aims to analyze the concept of terrorism under the impact of international structure. For that purpose, first, the concept of terrorism is compared with other types of violence and its common characteristics ...
    • Transnational terrorist franchising in sub-saharan Africa : the effects of religion and natural resources 

      Buğday, Anastassia (Bilkent University, 2016-09)
      In the past decade or so, several major franchises took place between a transnational terrorist organization – such as Al Qaeda and Islamic State – and domestic terrorist organizations. By adopting Al Qaeda’s brand name, ...
    • Transnationalism and the state : Turkish foreign policy towards the Turkic world 

      Köstem, Seçkin (Bilkent University, 2010)
      Transformation in world politics, which is marked by globalization, has led to the emergence of transnational actors. This on the one hand caused different forms of governance to occur and on the other hand resulted in ...
    • The Turco-Greek dispute and Turkey's relations with the European Union 

      Gökakın, Behice Özlem (Bilkent University, 2001)
      Turkish-European Union relations are strained by a number of conflicting issues, such as human rights, and the Turco-Greek dispute. Until the Helsinki Summit of 1999, Greece was the most vocal opponent of Turkey joining ...
    • Turkey and Argentina: a comparative study on industrial policies in the post – 2001 financial crisis period 

      Görgen, Hatice İdil (Bilkent University, 2018-07)
      In this study, the industrial policies of Argentina and Turkey in the post2001 crisis are analyzed from a comparative perspective. The study discusses both countries’ industrial policies through the prism of populist ...
    • Turkey and the Balkans in the post-cold war era : diplomatic 

      Ekinci, Didem (Bilkent University, 2009)
      This dissertation argues that as a region in which Turkey has been no stranger since the end of the 14th century, the Balkans poses political, military, and economic significance for Turkey. Turkey has strong historical ...
    • Turkey in the post-Cold War era : relations with Turkic Republics 

      Erbaş, Selami (Bilkent University, 2000)
      The disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of newly independent Turkic states in Caucasus and Central Asia presented both important opportunities and serious challenges for Turkey in terms of defining its ...
    • Turkey's cultural integration with the European Union (Religion as a factor) 

      Gürçel, Tuğba (Bilkent University, 2007)
      Turkey’s integration with the European Union has been investigated through different lenses. When Turkey gained candidacy status in 1999 Helsinki Summit, the discussion about Turkey’s cultural/religious dissimilarity ...
    • Turkey's military efforts for peace in the Balkans 

      Aksaç, Mustafa (Bilkent University, 2003)
      This thesis analyzes Turkey’s military efforts for peace in the Balkans. With the end of Cold War, there have been remarkable changes in Turkey’s immediate environment. In the periphery of Turkey, including the Balkans, ...
    • Turkey's political objectives in the Caucasus 

      Demirci, Levent (Bilkent University, 2002)
      At the beginning of the 1990s, Turkey was under the impression that the collapse of the USSR and the independence of its 15 successor states have provided Turkey opportunities: Having historical and cultural ties with ...
    • Turkey's quest for a western alliance (1945-1952) : a reinterpretation 

      Eligür, Banu (Bilkent University, 1999)
      This thesis is a study on Turkey's quest for a Western alliance between the years 1945 and 1952 within the framework of alliance theories. Neither of these theoretical explanations provide a sufficient answer to the ...
    • Turkey's relations with the Bolsheviks : 1919-1922 

      Ersoy McMeekin, Nesrin (Bilkent University, 2007)
      While the Russian Empire was completely destroyed by the Bolshevik Revolution of 6-7 November 1917, the Ottoman Empire gave its last breath in Mudros Armistice in 18 October 1918. There would be a new beginning without ...
    • Turkey-EU relations and it's future 

      Yaycıoğlu, Zeynep (Bilkent University, 2004)
      This thesis analyzes the process of both the European integration process from the beginning till now and the Turkey- EU relations. It also analyzes the existing situation in die lights of the past and gives knowledge to ...
    • Turkey-EU relations and the Cyprus question 

      Bilgiç, Bestami Sadi (Bilkent University, 1999)
      This study aims to analyse the connection between the two very important foreign policy issues of Turkey, namely the Turkey-European Union Relations and the Cyprus Question. Turkey’s relations with the European Union ...
    • The Turkey-US-Israel triangle : 1991-2001 

      Cırık, H. Kayıhan (Bilkent University, 2003)
      During the Cold War, Turkey’s main focus was on the perceived Soviet threat from the north. Turkey became one of the countries most deeply affected by the end of the Cold War. In the 1990s, Turkey pursued an activist ...