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The impact of EU reform process on civil-military relations in Turkey / Şule Toktaş & Ümit Kurt
VerfasserToktaş, Şule In Wikipedia suchen nach Şule Toktaş
BeteiligteKurt, Ümit In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen In Wikipedia suchen nach Ümit Kurt
ErschienenWashington, DC : Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research, 2008 ; Halle (Saale) : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt, 2008
AnbieterHalle (Saale) : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt
UmfangOnline-Ressource (Text, 7 S., 104kB)
SerieSETA policy brief ; 26
SchlagwörterEuropäische Union In Wikipedia suchen nach Europäische Union / Beitritt In Wikipedia suchen nach Beitritt / Türkei In Wikipedia suchen nach Türkei / Militär In Wikipedia suchen nach Militär / Politik In Wikipedia suchen nach Politik / Online-Publikation In Wikipedia suchen nach Online-Publikation
URNurn:nbn:de:gbv:3:5-84878 Persistent Identifier (URN)
The impact of EU reform process on civil-military relations in Turkey [104.56 kb]

The armed forces have always occupied a central place in Turkeys political agenda. The EU reform process is contributing to a more democratic framework of civil-military relations. Nevertheless, although Turkey follows Democratic Control of the Armed Forces (DECAF), the military still influences civilian governments through various and innovative means. There seems a Turkish version of DECAF that grants a privileged position to the military in the making of security policy. The presidential elections had been a medium for both the militarys involvement in politics and the civilian reaction against this involvement. Civil society organizations, the media, and business circles alike gave significant support to the ruling AKP in its standoff with the military. It is only recently that resistance to the regime guardianship role of the military has emerged