Belgin San-Akca
Assistant Professor
Department of International Relations
Koç University, Istanbul

STATE-NAG COOPERATION
This project is an attempt to operationalize external state support for internal armed groups fighting one or more states to achieve some territorial and/or political objectives. It has been funded by a Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant (Proposal Ref. No. FP7-268486 and Grant ID No. REA.P3(2010)D/3202 for the period between February 2011 and February 2015. The main objectives include:

1) Collect data on active and passive support provided by states to internal armed groups fighting states for some form of territorial and/or political concessions
2) Disseminate data in Europe, North America and abroad in general through attending conferences, seminars and invited talks
3) Reach and collaborate colleagues in Europe
4) Publish a book including an overall analysis of external support provided to non-state armed groups and some case studies highlighting major trends in external support for armed groups
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