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Amerika’nın Karadeniz Politikasını Yeniden Değerlendirmek
Reassessing the America’s Black Sea Policy

Author(s): Sertif Demir, Mehmet Seyfettin Erol
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Gazi Akademik Bakış
Keywords: The Black Sea; America; security; global supremacy; change

Summary/Abstract: The Black Sea Region has gained importance for the United States in terms of security, energy, the liberal political and economic values, balancing Russia, the accessing and controlling Central Asia and the Middle East after the Cold War era. For this purpose a new strategy which was named under ‘the Wider Black Sea Region’ was put into practice by America. The United States has mostly reached the objectives identified for the Black Sea Region and have applied the transatlantic policies in harmony with EU. But, the changing security perceptions and the revival of Russia have removed the ‘power gap for the United States in region. In article, it has been reached at conclusion that the United States has begun to present low-intensity attention to Black Sea due to shift of the strategic priorities of the U.S. from Europe to East Asia, the Pacific region and the Middle East.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 17-34
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Turkish