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The seven-ten ratio in military aid to Greece and Turkey

The seven-ten ratio in military aid to Greece and Turkey

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military assistance, American -- Greece,
  • Military assistance, American -- Turkey,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Greece,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Turkey,
  • Greece -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • Turkey -- Foreign relations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEllen Laipson
    SeriesCRS report -- no. 85-79, Report (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 85-79, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1985-1986, reel 6, fr. 000772
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 22 p.
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15454513M

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The seven-ten ratio in military aid to Greece and Turkey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Military aid was cut off briefly in the s when Greece was under military dictatorship and Turkey invaded Cyprus. Then in the US Congress voted a policy in designed to achieve a 'balance of military strength'. This is known as the ' ratio'; for every $7 of military aid to Greece, Turkey.

United States economic and military aid to Greece and Turkey: the Truman Doctrine 1 1. For previous documentation on these subjects, see Foreign Relations,vol. vii, pp. 88 –. The Military Balance Between Greece and Turkey: How It Stands Where It Is Headed. What It Means Interagency Intelligence Memorandum This Memorandum represents the views of the Director of Central The seven-ten ratio in military aid to Greece and Turkey book with the advice and assistance of the US Intelligence Community.

Secret NI IIM June Copy 25X1. Should we fail to aid Greece and Turkey in this fateful hour, the effect will be far-reaching to the West as well as to the East. We must take immediate and resolute action.

I therefore ask the Congress to provide authority for assistance to Greece and Turkey in the amount of. In one of the chapters of the book, “War in the Aegean”, it is stated that “Turkey has had a formidable enemy for a long time”.

Tensions between Greece and Turkey have reached a point of no return and the United States, supporting Greece, strikes Turkey with the 6th fleet. The 4 war scenarios.

Thus the book is of value both in the specific context of Greece and Turkey in the late 20 th century, and in the general context of military intelligence and diplomacy at work.

Conclusions can thus be applied or at least compared to other similar situations from elsewhere in the world.

United States supports Greece and Turkey In Februarythe British Embassy announced to the United States that they could no longer provide financial and economic aid to Greece and Turkey.

To prevent a Communist take-over, the U.S. assumed the “responsibility” of supporting the two countries. Especially when it comes to Greece, Athens is entitled to defend itself especially when taking into consideration Turkey’s timeless provocations and military escalations that are evidenced by: (a) the establishment of the Aegean Army in the ‘70s with an offensive posture, (b) the invasion and occupation of part of Cyprus, (c) Turkey’s.

Long scale war is not possible nowdays. A Grecoturkish war would last only a few hours or one two days the most. For that specific reason the total numbers of each army means nothing since in the two main factors that hold the keys of success, the.

Greece. years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment beginning January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 18 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation is 1 year for the Army and 9 months for the Air Force and Navy; women are eligible for voluntary military service.

Short Answer: Greece not only has a chance taking on Turkish Military but would need to be a total idiot to lose a defensive war against Turkey. Especially air force. The air force is where the two countries' power is the closest, therefore, sure.

The role of the military today In Greece In Turkey. Conclusion. Bibliography. Internet Sources. Introduction. This term paper shall take a deeper look at the military regimes in Turkey and Greece. For a better understanding of the historical background an overview over the military regimes in point 2 of the term paper is.

At the same time, Greece has to keep up with the Turkish military expenditures. Even if Greece spends a fair amount of its GDP (% of Greek GDP), Greece cannot compete with Turkey.

The Greek military budget is $ billion, or 50% smaller than the Turkish one. Finally, Greece’s army has 83% fewer weapons than Turkey. military aid, and requested the U.S.

to assume the major responsibility for providing the assistance that the British economy could no longer support'--' Greek & Turkish National Security Interests and Relations The troubled relations of Greece and Turkey in recent decades are the legacy of their historical conflicts dating from.

Turkey. years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary service; 12 months conscript obligation for non-university graduates, months for university graduates (graduates of higher education may perform 6 months of military service as short-term privates, or 12 months as reserve officers); conscripts are called to register at for service at **As of 30 SeptemberTurkey had $ billion in outstanding and undispersed military loans from the U.S.

Sources: Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Foreign Military Sales Facts, FY89 and FY99 ; Defense Security Assistance Agency, letter to the Speaker of the House, 31 January"Section Report" on U.S.

arms transfers: FY   The Turkish war scenario against Greece provides attacks with missiles “without having to send one Turkish soldier to the front.” Citing statements by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that “the Greek army is ready to defend the country’s interests” and the “alliance” between Greece and Cyprus on drilling in the Eastern Mediterranean, the defense policy analyst of Yeni Safak.

The Navy also has a major base on the island of Crete, and the United States maintains a logistics and communications base at Athens airport. Greece receives military aid of $ million in. Turkey's ambassador to Athens said on Tuesday the Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece by helicopter after the weekend coup attempt would have.

Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the amount of U.S. assistance provided to Greece and Turkey between andincluding the costs and amount of equipment transferred to these countries under the Conventional Forces in Europe found that between fiscal years andthe: (1) United States provided Greece and Turkey with about $ billion.

Turkey has an extremely professional military that has beaten the Greeks many times. Plus, the Greek part of Cyprus is basically independent while the North is still occupied by Turkey so it would overrun the South before Greece could put any troops on the island.

Finally, the Greeks are in possecion of lots of small vunerable islands in the. Background. On 29 June the Republic of Turkey replied to the United Nations Resolution 83 requesting military aid to South Korea, following the attack by North Korea on 25 June. The cable stated: "Turkey is ready to meet his responsibilities." On 25 July Turkey decided to send a brigade of 5, troops comprising three infantry battalions, an artillery battalion and auxiliary units.

Turkey - Turkey - The military coup of Relatively neglected from tothe army underwent a rapid expansion during World War II and, after the war, was extensively modernized with the aid of U.S. advisers. Many officers feared that the DP threatened the principles of the secular progressive Kemalist state.

Some younger officers saw the army as the direct instrument of unity and. According to Greece's General Staff, Turkish aircraft violated Greek airspace 22 times in a period of 24 hours. Two of the Turkish planes were reported to be armed, and Greek military officials confirmed that two "virtual dogfights" took place between Turkish and.

Greece is also set to receive 70 OH U.S. Army Kiowa helicopters through the U.S. excess defense articles program and has contracted to upgrade four of its P. Greece and Turkey: Aegean Issues — Background and Recent Developments Summary For many years, NATO allies Greece and Turkey have been adversaries in bilateral disputes which have produced crises and even brought them to the brink of war.

One series of disputes involves Aegean Sea borders. The two disagree over the border in the air, continental shelf, and territorial sea, over the status of.

Greek officials are seeking closer ties to the U.S. military, a move that occurs as Turkey refuses to back down on acquiring a Russian air defense system that could compromise NATO aircraft. Turkey’s large and diversified economy, strong military, Muslim-majority population, and geographic position straddling Europe and the Middle East make it a significant regional power.

For decades since its founding in the s, the Turkish republic had relied upon its military. Third hypothesis: there is a boost of military overheads of Greece between and Fourth hypothesis: there is an increase of military expenditure of Turkey between and Fifth hypothesis: the military expenditures of Greece and Turkey will.

- Greece and Turkey aid bill passed in congress - Packages of $ million aid sent which secured Turkey as a US ally and helped Monarchist gov.

in Greece. This. Greece emphasizes the importance of Turkey’s respecting the internationally recognized rights of the Greek minority and the religious freedom of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Despite recent steps in the right direction with regard to the Greek minority in Turkey and the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Ankara is still mired in an outdated rationale of.

I've pointed out that Turkey and the U.S. are in an armed standoff over the city of Manbij, Syria. Largely overlooked is a dangerous escalation of tensions between two NATO allies. Last week, a low-flying Turkish helicopter had passed provocatively close to a military base on the nearby Greek island of Ro, drawing warning shots from soldiers.

Economic aid. Recipient: ODA, $ million () Note: aid for Gulf war efforts from coalition allies () $ billion; aid pledged for Turkish Defense Fund $ billion; aid for Iraqi war () approx.

$ billion; aid for Syrian refugees from EU ( est.) 3 billion Euros. Currency. Greece and Turkey are continuing the on the long road of reconcilliation - the greek gesture in connection with the earth-quake was very much appreciated.

The closest americans come to this is the civil war, which took more than years to get over. Greece and Turkey obviously have a keen curiosity in one another’s air defense systems and offensive capabilities. Since they use much of the same equipment, the specific qualities of such weaponry are often of less interest for the respective military intelligence services than is the question of where such equipment is physically located.

Growing reliance on an internal industrial base, as well as support from Russia, has Turkey moving along its own path. ForTurkey is ranked 11 of out of the countries considered for the annual GFP holds a PwrIndx* rating of ( considered 'perfect'). *Each nation is assessed on individual and collective values processed through an in-house formula to generate a.

Greek policy-makers and officials believe that Turkey has adopted an expansionist and revisionist policy over the last 25 years with the aim to alter the status quo in the region.

To counter this threat, Greece is trying to build up those elements in its military doctrine and defense posture that will fulfill its. Chapter pages in book: (p. - ) 1 Turkish Economic and economic performance. First, Turkey obtained access to Marshall Plan aid to Europe and U.S.

bilateral assistance programs, which were partly based on defense considerations. leaders and came in the form of a complete military.

This military history of the Republic of Turkey covers almost a century from when the Republic of Turkey was established inafter the Turkish War of Turkish Armed Forces has fought Kurdish rebellions in Turkish Kurdistan from the s until the present day.

Turkey joined NATO induring the Cold military has taken power twice, in and Greece is a major beneficiary of EU aid, equal to about % of annual GDP. The Greek economy averaged growth of about 4% per year between andbut the economy went into recession in as a result of the world financial crisis, tightening credit conditions, and Athens' failure to address a growing budget deficit.

Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Turkey military size for wasa 0% increase from   The Joint Declaration adopted by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, and the United Arab Emirates in May clearly criticized Turkey for its pirate behaviour and gunboat diplomacy that aim to advance known, Neo-Ottomanism is the vision of contemporary Turkish foreign policy whose scope is to restore Ankara’s influence in the .Turkey ranked first for manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > males amongst Europe in Turkey ranked first for manpower fit for military service > males age amongst NATO countries in Turkey ranked second for armed forces personnel amongst Muslim countries in