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Current Cases of Contested Secession

James Ker-Lindsay

in The Foreign Policy of Counter Secession

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199698394
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191745874 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698394.003.0003
Current Cases of Contested Secession

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The second chapter presents the four main case studies examined in the work: Cyprus and the ‘Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’; Serbia and Kosovo; and Georgia's attempts to prevent the recognition of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. In addition, it briefly presents the three most pressing cases of secessionist territories that may yet gain a degree of recognition and become contested states: Transnistria, Nagorny Karabakh, and Somaliland.

Keywords: Cyprus; Kosovo; South Ossetia; Abkhazia; Nagorny Karabakh; Somaliland; Transnistria

Chapter.  10223 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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