The new NATO: a stronghold at the dawn of a multipolar world

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2009
Mayda, Oğuz
This thesis analyzes the factors and conduct of the transformation of NATO and its likely effects on the globe. The implications of politics of the US, the EU on global security as well as enlarged threat perception will be investigated as the three main drivers of NATO transformation. The way transformation carried out will be synthesized into political and military areas. Political transformation here will be studied under three fold categorization of functional, geographical and institutional areas. The thesis will conclude with future tendencies of and within NATO.

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O. Mayda, “ The new NATO: a stronghold at the dawn of a multipolar world,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2009.