NATO-AB İlişkileri: İşbirliği ve Çatışma Dinamikleri

Translated title of the contribution: Dynamics of Cooperation and Conflict in NATO-EU Relations

Sinem Akgul Acikmese, Cihan Dizdaroglu

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NATO’s supremacy in the security and defence structures of the Euro-Atlantic region during the Cold War era has prevented the development of a self-sustained European security mechanism. With the end of the Cold War, specifically with the St. Malo Summit in 1998 which was a breakthrough in the advancement of the Common Security and Defence Policy, the NATO-EU relationship became pronounced. Since then, opportunities for and difficulties of collaboration have both defined this inter-institutional relationship between NATO and the
EU. Despite a series of arrangements for strengthening the institutional framework of NATO- EU relations as well as the Berlin-plus agreements, the argument of an effective cooperation between two organizations would be misguided. Particularly, discrimination against the non-EU NATO allies as well as the existence of challenges such as decoupling and duplication are hampering progress in NATO-EU relations. This book of the series of Security Studies (edited by Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydın) aims at shedding a light on the limited cooperation between these two organizations by focusing on the current challenges.

The series of Security Studies includes ten books written by academics to discuss the reasons for the structural change of NATO and how it has adapted itself to the contemporary world system through defining new security challenges and roles for itself, and its relations with

The shortened version of this book is also published in the Uluslararasi Iliskiler Dergisi.
Translated title of the contributionDynamics of Cooperation and Conflict in NATO-EU Relations
Original languageTurkish
Place of PublicationIstanbul
PublisherIstanbul Bilgi Universitesi Yayınları
ISBN (Electronic)978-6053993230
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • NATO
  • EU
  • Berlin-plus
  • Common Security and Defence Policy
  • Turkey
  • Cyprus


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