Yıl 2016, Cilt 4, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 108 - 114 2016-12-29

Promises and Perils of Regional Organizations in Southeastern Europe: Lessons Learned from SEDM and SEEBRIG

Hakan Sahin [1]

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Regional organizations are one of the most important demonstrations of the high level economic and political cooperation between states. Today, in the international arena, there are numerous regional organizations shaped by the regional conditions and the regionalist perceptions of the founder states. This study explores the lessons learned from the experiences of Southeastern Europe Defence Ministerial (SEDM) Process and its operational/military body, namely Southeastern Europe Brigade (SEEBRIG). It analyzes the challenges and limits which those initiatives face and explores the motivations for the current attempts in different problematic areas. For this aim, firstly a conceptual framework for the integration projects and regional organizations are provided. Then, a brief examination on SEDM and SEEBRIG and their historical performance is depicted. A number of lessons learned that can be drawn from the unique and common experiences of the SEDM Process and SEEBRIG as a multinational/regional military body is represented afterward. Main issues are then examined under the bullets of the concept of military operation, clear and functional mandate, international credibility, the degree of both commitment and cohesiveness among members, the institutional identity, and organizational structure.


SEDM,SEEBRIG,Southeastern Europe,regionalization,regional organization
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Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { jmisci288181, journal = {Journal of Management and Information Science}, issn = {}, address = {Sakarya Üniversitesi}, year = {2016}, volume = {4}, pages = {108 - 114}, doi = {10.17858/jmisci.42402}, title = {Promises and Perils of Regional Organizations in Southeastern Europe: Lessons Learned from SEDM and SEEBRIG}, key = {cite}, author = {Sahin, Hakan} }
APA Sahin, H . (2016). Promises and Perils of Regional Organizations in Southeastern Europe: Lessons Learned from SEDM and SEEBRIG. Journal of Management and Information Science, 4 (4), 108-114. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/jmisci/issue/18985/288181
MLA Sahin, H . "Promises and Perils of Regional Organizations in Southeastern Europe: Lessons Learned from SEDM and SEEBRIG". Journal of Management and Information Science 4 (2016): 108-114 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/jmisci/issue/18985/288181>
Chicago Sahin, H . "Promises and Perils of Regional Organizations in Southeastern Europe: Lessons Learned from SEDM and SEEBRIG". Journal of Management and Information Science 4 (2016): 108-114
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