A nominal defence? NATO threat perception and responses in the Balkan area, 1951–1967

@article{Chourchoulis2020AND,
  title={A nominal defence? NATO threat perception and responses in the Balkan area, 1951–1967},
  author={Dionysios Chourchoulis},
  journal={Cold War History},
  year={2020},
  volume={12},
  pages={637 - 657}
}
This article deals with NATO strategy in the Balkans from 1951, when Greek and Turkish admission to the alliance was decided, to 1967, when NATO revised its strategic concept for the last time until the end of the Cold War, while another serious Greek-Turkish crisis over Cyprus erupted. The analysis places emphasis on the defence posture of the southern Balkans, regional correlation of forces and the evolution of NATO military strategy throughout the period under examination. Consideration is… 

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