The Ongoing Conflict Between Greece and Turkey

The Ongoing Conflict Between Greece and Turkey

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The roots of conflict between Greece and Turkey go back hundreds of years to the last days of the ancient Byzantine Greek Empire and the formative years of the old Ottoman Turkish Empire. The Byzantines, who were the Greek inheritors of the Eastern Roman Empire,






86065: Greece and Turkey: Current Foreign Aid Issues 


CNN - Greece, Turkey circle island - Jan. 30, 1996

CNN - Greece, Turkey pull back warships - Jan. 31, 1996

Princeton Journal of Foreign Affairs --Winter, 1998.

EMBASSY OF GREECE: Relations with Turkey

The Dynamics of Greek-Turkish Strategic Interaction

The Aegean Sea Conflict: A Recent Perspective --An article published by the Brownstone Journal (Spring 2000 Online Issue, Vol. IX, No. 1) of Boston University.


Weekly Defense Monitor - Volume 2, Issue #47 - December 3, 1998 --Article titled "Adding Fuel to the Fire: US Arms Sales to Greece and Turkey."

ALLIED FORCES SOUTHERN EUROPE AFSOUTH, 1951-1999: FORTY EIGHT YEARS WORKING FOR PEACE AND STABILITY -- An article by Franco Veltri, NATO civilian member of AFSOUTH. This article provides details about the entry of Greece and Turkey into NATO.


Conflicts and Regional Flashpoints in Europe and the Former Soviet Union: A Current Survey   --By Louis R. Golino, Senior Information Specialist with the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress  March 3, 1998.


Cyprus 1998: Crisis or Stagnation? (Background Paper 17 1997-98)

CNS Resources on the Missile Crisis over Cyprus

CNS - Cyprus - A Chronology: 1998

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus --Official website of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.  Turkey is the only nation in the world which recognizes  Northern Cyprus as a separate nation.


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