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U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Turkey: Yankee Go Home?

Mustafa Kibaroglu, Aylin Gurzel

Turkish experts analyze the current stance on withdrawal of U.S. nuclear weapons deployed in Turkey, as well as political implications for the country and the region on the whole. So far the authorities are reluctant to remove the nuclear weapons, in order to maintain the link with the United States and NATO allies. However, a departure from traditional foreign and security policy behavior can help Turkey to prove its status of important player in strengthening the nuclear nonproliferation regime and demonstrate that Turkey indeed shares key security concerns of its Middle Eastern neighbors.

U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Turkey: Yankee Go Home?


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SECURITY INDEX №1 (83), 2008

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