Legal validity of Afghanistan intervention in the framework of the right of self- defense

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Uludağ Üniversitesi, Turkey

Approval Date: 2015

Thesis Language: Turkish




Afghanistan which has a big geopolitics importance in terms of international system nowadays as it was in the past has experienced the disadvantage of this geopolitics position like other countries which could not be a dominant power. Afghanistan was occupied many times by external powers and became a line of defense during the clash of global powers. Afghanistan was occupied by England because of the rivalry between Russia and England in the framework of the Great Game. Later, within in the scope of the New Great Game, USA wanted to be effective in the region and realized intervention which is called as Operation Enduring Freedom. USA based the intervention occurred after September 11 on its self-defense right