This article analyses the American view of Turkey and her relations with Greece and Cyprus in the post-Cold War era and argues that the U.S. has pursued contradictory goals and has fallen victim to the attempts by Turkey to consolidate its claims against both Cyprus and Greece. It points the view that U.S. policy towards Turkey has enabled Turkey to follow a course of self-aggrandisement in the region and concludes with a series of propositions to enable Greece and Cyprus to combat Turkish claims.
US foreign policy, post-Cold War era, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus
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