Evolution of european security and defense policy and its prospects

Mengi, Sezen
This study has focused on analyzing the evolution of ESDP and developments that took place to this date concerning the European Security and Defense Dimension. Since the end of World War II and beginning of Cold War, the security and defense issue of Europe will be explored in this thesis. Later the developments that took place after the diminishment of Warsaw Pact and end of Cold War will be traced. Also the changing relationship between the US and EU with the changing global international environment will be explored in this thesis.


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Citation Formats
S. Mengi, “Evolution of european security and defense policy and its prospects,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2007.