Non Traditional Security Threats And Regional Cooperation In The Southern Caucasus

Author: Mustafa Aydın
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 1607506831
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South Caucasus divergent identities and “broken region” The best alternative to
maintain stability in South Caucasus is regional integration. Theoretically, it helps
to overcome internal difficulties by providing a broader context for resolving all
sorts of contradictions. Common institutions compensate for state weaknesses,
helping to cope with the security dilemma. Integration can convert economic
interdependence between states into political harmony [16]. It is a slow process
with no ...

Reassessing Security In The South Caucasus

Author: Annie Jafalian
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317070712
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It is because of a common perception of Russia's identity that the Caucasus has
become an important alternative for energy resources. Identities of Caucasian
countries – inhabited by nonSlavs, covering tiny territories and organised around
small states, etc. – are quite different from Russia's. Their policies are especially
considered as relatively more open to collaboration with the West. NATO could
thus have a sense of collective identity with the Caucasus and some expectations
that ...

Fear Weakness And Power In The Post Soviet South Caucasus

Author: K. Oskanien
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137026766
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It is all too easy to forget that it took Europe two World Wars, a Cold War and the
loss of Empire to generate the norms and identities that rule its contemporary
patterns of desecuritisation (Buzan & Wæver, 2003: 352–356). On the
argumentative side, a complex European security identity has emerged,
basedinno small parton 'metasecuritisation', thesecuritisation of past,
wargenerating securitisations; in theSouthern Caucasus, such collectiveidentities
arealmost entirely lacking.In terms ...

The Eu S Neighbourhood Policy Towards The South Caucasus

Author: Licínia Simão
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319657925
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Enlarging the EU and NATO. In J. Sperling (Ed.), Two Tiers or Two Speeds? The
European Security Order and the Enlargement of the European Union and NATO
(pp. 3–23). Manchester: Manchester University Press. Spruds, A. (2004). Russia's
Policy Towards Europe's “New Neighbours”: In Pursuit of Partnership or
Domination? In A. Lejinš (Ed.), An Enlarged Europe and Its Neighbourhood
Policy: The Eastern Dimension (pp. 29–46). Riga: Latvian Institute of International
Affairs.

The Caucasus An Introduction

Author: Frederik Coene
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135203024
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Bertsch, G. K., Craft, C. B. and Jones S. A. (eds) (1999) Crossroads and Conflict:
Security and Foreign Policy in the Caucasus and Central Asia, New York:
Routledge. Coene, F. (2003) NATO i yuzhnyy Kavkaz, Tbilisi: CIPDD. Eyvazov, D.
(2004) Bezopasnost Kavkaza i stabilnost razvitiya Azerbaydzhanskoy Respubliki,
Baku: Nurlan. Geistlinger, M. (ed.) (2008) Security Identity and the Southern
Caucasus: The Role of the EU, the US and Russia, Vienna: Neuer
Wissenschaftlicher ...

Regional Cooperation In The South Caucasus

Author: Tracey German
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317069137
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However, in spite of the lack of an internal common regional identity, the South
Caucasus continues to be dealt with as a single, unified entity by organisations
such as the EU and understanding of the South Caucasus as a coherent 'region'
has tended to be defined by the actions ... State-level initiatives that include all
three South Caucasus states are generally advanced by external actors and are
hindered by the complex political realities of regional relations and security
alignments.

The South Caucasus Security Energy And Europeanization

Author: Meliha B. Altun???k
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131751114X
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Tanrisever conceptualizes the South Caucasus as a 'cusp region' defined as 'a
region that finds itself on the edge of macro-regions' in Wider Europe in an
unstable manner. Tanrisever applies the concept of 'cuspness' to the study of the
South Caucasus as a region for the first time. In this chapter ... and security policy.
Looking at the debates and also public opinion polls in Georgia, Kakachia
argues for a largely identity-driven foreign policy in Georgia where relations with
the EU ...

The Black Sea Region And Eu Policy

Author: Carol Weaver
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317040325
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This chapter suggests that there are three main ways in which international
relations theories can be useful in analysing the EU's security policy in the region
. These are 1) a combination of conceptual and/or theoretical paradigms, 2) their
prioritization and 3) their sequencing. The chapter primarily makes use of the first
mode by arguing that the incapacity of the Union to positively transcend the
South Caucasian security environment is a result of its postmodern identity,
which clashes ...

Security And Cross Border Cooperation In The Eu The Black Sea Region And Southern Caucasus

Author: Ayca Ergun
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 1614991863
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Ukraine, Moldova and the South Caucasian states are a borderland between
both spaces trying to define themselves in independent, rather than auxiliary,
terms. 1. The notion of security identity In order to analyze the security
constellations within the Black Sea region the concept of security identity might
be a useful tool. Security identity is a result of the combination of social structures
with 'traditional' security studies. The concept of identity, alongside norms, ideas
etc., included in the ...