Browsing by Subject "Eastern Mediterranean"
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Holocene coastal change in the ancient harbor of Yenikapi-Istanbul and its impact on cultural history Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 2011)An extensive rescue excavation has been conducted in the ancient harbor of Istanbul (Yenikapi) by the Sea of Marmara revealing a depositional sequence displaying clear evidence of transgression and coastal progradation during the Holocene. The basal layer of this sequence lies at 6 m below the present sea level and contains remains of a Neolithic settlement known to have been present in the area indicating that the sea level at similar to 8-9 cal ka BP was lower than 6 m below present. Sea level ...
Publisher and Date:(Uluslararası İlişkiler Konseyi Derneği, 2018)Turkey's perception of the Levant has been hazy in modern times and the country has not constructed a holistic approach towards the region until recently despite the fact that Turkey has sought closer cooperation with the Levantine countries since the late 1990s. In addition to Turkey's willingness to open up to the region recent international developments such as the discovery of hydrocarbons off the coast of Israel Egypt and Cyprus the outbreak of the Arab Spring and changes in the regional ...
Publisher and Date:(Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2014)Security relations with the US have been critical for Turkey. Cold War strategic imperatives dictated typical bandwagoning policies although disagreements and frictions were present at times. In the 2000s a combination of domestic developments and rapidly changing regional security patterns has resulted in a more assertive Turkish regional security policy which for many represents a departure from traditional Kemalist principles. This article attempts to assess the current course of Turkish regional ...