Turkish Journal of International Relations

Turkish Journal of International Relations

Volume 2, Numbers 3 and 4, Fall-Winter 2003


Regional Security Regime within the Context of Arab- Israeli Disputes
By Seyed Javad Emamjomehzadeh and Houri Jahanshahrad



Confidence building measures (CBMs), applied for the first time during the peak moment of the Cold War in Europe, among phrases has been used in the terminology of arms control and security. The short-term purpose of these measurements is sufficient confidence building among parties in different conflicts in order to prevent unpleasant and dangerous consequences arising from misunderstanding. The long-term purpose of them has been fundamental resolution of conflicts of rival parties. Example of CBMs is installing hot-line telephone between Washington and Moscow and Helsinki documents in 1970s are instance of confidence and security building measures (CSBMs).

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