Turkish Entry into NATO: The United States’ Role, 1950–51

  • George McGhee


As Turkish pressure for admission to NATO grew, the matter began receiving greater attention in Washington. On 9 September 1950 the Joint Chiefs of Staff directed a memo to the secretary of defense indicating the reasons behind their disagreement with Turkish inclusion in the pact.


Middle East Arab State Military Mission Turkish Government National Security Council 
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© George McGhee 1990

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