Conflict Prevention: Path to Peace or Grand Illusion by United Nations

By United Nations

This booklet evaluates the institutional list on clash prevention, identifies present tendencies in clash prevention perform, and makes tips on enhancing organizational capability. the 1st a part of the ebook addresses the query: what's winning clash prevention? the second one half displays on how current mechanisms and tools for clash prevention may be competently evaluated and enhanced, targeting associations on the leading edge of clash prevention coverage reminiscent of european, the OSCE and NATO. The participants to this publication are a various crew of people curious about clash prevention actions together with, students from built and constructing nations, and practitioners with insights at the paintings of nearby firms and the United international locations.

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For a detailed analysis, see Serap Yazrci, "The Impact of the EU on the Liberalisation and Democratisation Process in Turkey': in Richard T. ), Turkey and the EU Enlargement: ProcessesofIncorporation, (Istanbul: istanbul Bilgi University Press, 2004), pp. 91-102; for the role of the EU on 'Iurktsh democratization, see Zeki Sangil, "Europeanization as Institutional Change: The Case of the Turkish Military", Mediterranean Politics, Vol. ' 1 (2007), pp. 39~57. 22. For critical accounts and limits of Turkey's effective mediating role in the Middle East, see Me1iha Benh Altumsik, "The Possibilities and Limits of Turkey's Soft Power in the Middle East:' Insight Turkey, Vol.

While not being entirely wrong, this approach falls short of explaining Turkey's recent foreign policy dynamism in non-Muslim countries such as Russia, Greece and Armenia," The approaches presented above have explanatory power to understand, to a significant extent, the basic dynamics and fundamentals of the new Turkish for- 681 eign policy. The multiple faces of Turkish foreign policy obviously deserve multicausal explanations and these explanations are by no means mutually exclusive. The role of the changing economic dynamics in Turkey and the transformation of Turkish financial and industrial capital, however, are not adequately addressed in these studies.

The West, especially the EU, turned out to be a less attractive destination in terms of purely economic benefits while the rising "East" or "South" appeared to be increasingly more attractive in terms of future trade and investment. Furthermore, two important developments closely associated with the global financial crisis helped enhance the confidence and assertiveness ofTurkish policymakers. First, the global crisis created an impetus in favor ofthe broadening ofthe . global governance structure.

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