Mavi Vatan and Forward Defense
The Sinuous Journey of a Republican and Imperial Hybridization

By Evangelos Areteos

The Mavi Vatan (Blue Homeland in English) naval doctrine of Turkey has lately emerged as one of the pillars of the Turkish foreign and security policy, aiming at establishing Turkey as a vast regional naval power in and around the Mediterranean.

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Mavi Vatan and Forward Defence – Evangelos Areteos