Turkey in Perspective: Historical Background



Turkey’s emergence as a full and responsible member of the Western alliance represents one of the most significant political and stragetic developments in recent history. The initiation of large-scale US aid to Turkey in 1947 under the Truman Doctrine and Turkey’s admission to NATO in 1952 ushered in a new phase of US foreign policy that made communist aggression anywhere a matter of US security, There also began a relationship between the United States and Turkey that has developed into a strong bond of increasing confidence and respect.


Middle East Security Council Turkish People Greek Government Turkish Government 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© George McGhee 1990

Authors and Affiliations

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations