Year 2019, Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 376 - 390 2019-01-30

THE IMPACT OF THE US ON THE ARMAMENT PROCESS IN THE CONTEXT OF SAUDI ARABIA'S SECURITY PERCEPTIONS IN THE POST-COLD WAR PERIOD

Mevlüt AKÇAPA [1]

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In recent years Saudi Arabia has attracted attention with the increase in arms purchases. Alterations in the security perception of the Riyadh administration with regional developments in the Arab Spring and beyond. This is one of the reasons for this increase. The strategic relationship with the US is the most important factor shaping Saudi Arabia's armament process. Taking into account, factors such as the US shaping the balance of power in the Middle East, the security of Israel and the control of energy resources, the US  gives priority to the armament of Saudi Arabia,  which  is its ally. The Obama administration's agreement with the Saudi administration in 2010, over a 60 billion dollar weapon agreement, strikingly demonstrated the extent of the defense-based strategic relationship between the two countries. After Obama, Trump also confirmed the strategic relationship between the two countries by signing the largest arms agreement in the US history in Riyadh. Factors such as changes in the regional equation, the Saudi Arabia-Iran competition, and threats from Iraq and Yemen affect the security concerns of Saudi decision-makers. The study analyzes the extent and nature of the US influence in Saudi Arabia's armament process.

Saudi Arabia, USA, Armament, Weapon Agreement, Security
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Makaleler
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-7123-3317
Author: Mevlüt AKÇAPA (Primary Author)
Institution: BURSA ULUDAĞ ÜNİVERSİTESİ, SOSYAL BİLİMLER ENSTİTÜSÜ, ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLER (DR)
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: January 30, 2019

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APA AKÇAPA, M . (2019). THE IMPACT OF THE US ON THE ARMAMENT PROCESS IN THE CONTEXT OF SAUDI ARABIA'S SECURITY PERCEPTIONS IN THE POST-COLD WAR PERIOD. Avrasya Sosyal ve Ekonomi Araştırmaları Dergisi, 6 (1), 376-390. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/asead/issue/42912/515996
MLA AKÇAPA, M . "THE IMPACT OF THE US ON THE ARMAMENT PROCESS IN THE CONTEXT OF SAUDI ARABIA'S SECURITY PERCEPTIONS IN THE POST-COLD WAR PERIOD". Avrasya Sosyal ve Ekonomi Araştırmaları Dergisi 6 (2019): 376-390 <http://dergipark.org.tr/asead/issue/42912/515996>
Chicago AKÇAPA, M . "THE IMPACT OF THE US ON THE ARMAMENT PROCESS IN THE CONTEXT OF SAUDI ARABIA'S SECURITY PERCEPTIONS IN THE POST-COLD WAR PERIOD". Avrasya Sosyal ve Ekonomi Araştırmaları Dergisi 6 (2019): 376-390
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ISNAD AKÇAPA, Mevlüt . "THE IMPACT OF THE US ON THE ARMAMENT PROCESS IN THE CONTEXT OF SAUDI ARABIA'S SECURITY PERCEPTIONS IN THE POST-COLD WAR PERIOD". Avrasya Sosyal ve Ekonomi Araştırmaları Dergisi 6 / 1 (January 2019): 376-390.
AMA AKÇAPA M . THE IMPACT OF THE US ON THE ARMAMENT PROCESS IN THE CONTEXT OF SAUDI ARABIA'S SECURITY PERCEPTIONS IN THE POST-COLD WAR PERIOD. Avrasya Sosyal ve Ekonomi Araştırmaları Dergisi. 2019; 6(1): 376-390.
Vancouver AKÇAPA M . THE IMPACT OF THE US ON THE ARMAMENT PROCESS IN THE CONTEXT OF SAUDI ARABIA'S SECURITY PERCEPTIONS IN THE POST-COLD WAR PERIOD. Avrasya Sosyal ve Ekonomi Araştırmaları Dergisi. 2019; 6(1): 390-376.