The Project of "The Caucasian Wall" and Turkey Cover Image

"Kafkas Seddi" Projesi ve Türkiye
The Project of "The Caucasian Wall" and Turkey

Author(s): Mehmet Seyfettin Erol, Abdurrahim Fahimi AYDIN
Subject(s): Politics, Geography, Regional studies, Recent History (1900 till today), Government/Political systems
Published by: Karadeniz Araştırmaları Merkezi
Keywords: The Project of the "Caucasian Wall"; Soviets; the British Government; the Government of TGNA/Ankara;

Summary/Abstract: After the 1st World War, the British government oriented its influence in the Southern Caucasus to sut up a Caucasian wall composed of the three regional countries, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia, in order to stop the Bolshevik Russia and to separate the latter from Turkey. Situation changed after the White Army was defeated in the Northern Caucasus, and the three Caucasian states were brought under Soviet control. On the one hand, Turkey considered the Bolshevik Russia as a natural ally against The Western imperialist forces, then invading many parts of Turkey, and on the other hand, made use of the rise of Bolshevism as a cause against the imperialist forces, thus became very strong diplomatically.

  • Issue Year: 2005
  • Issue No: 7
  • Page Range: 19-35
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Turkish