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Abbreviations I used English abbreviations for names of all political parties except PASOK and SYRIZA (for which English acronyms are never used) and for Thai and Arabic organizations. For most other Greek and Turkish organizations, I used their original abbreviations. The original Greek and Turkish names of parties and organizations are included in parentheses below. ASEAN: Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASO: Ankara Chamber of Industry (Ankara Sanayi Odası) CP: Communist Party of Greece (Κομμουνιστικό Κόμμα Ελλάδας) CPB: Crown Property Bureau (Thailand) CP-­In: Communist Party of Greece–­Interior (Κομμουνιστικό Κόμμα Ελλάδας Εσωτερικού) CSF: Central Security Forces (Egypt) CU: Center Union (Ένωσις Κέντρου) CUP: Committee of Union and Progress (İttihat ve Terakki Cemiyeti) DİSK: Revolutionary Trade Unions of Turkey (Türkiye Devrimci İşçi Sendikaları Konfederasyonu) DLP: Democratic Left Party (Demokratik Sol Parti) DP: Democratic Party [Turkey] (Demokrat Parti) DSE: Democratic Army of Greece (Δημοκρατικός Στρατός Ελλάδας) EAM: National Liberation Front (Εθνικό Απελευθερωτικό Μέτωπο) EBDA: Egyptian Business Development Association EC: European Community ECB: European Central Bank ECHR: European Court of Human Rights EEC: European Economic Community xiv  •  Abbreviations ELAS: National Popular Liberation Army (Ελληνικός Λαϊκός Απελευθερωτικός Στρατός) EMASYA: Police and Public Security Assistance Protocol (Emniyet Asayiş Yardımlaşma Protokolü) EU: European Union EVEA: Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Εμπορικό και Βιομηχανικό Επιμελητήριο Αθηνών) FDI: foreign direct investment FJP: Freedom and Justice Party (Egypt) FRP: Free Republican Party (Serbest Cumhuriyet Fırkası) FTP: For Thais Party GD: Golden Dawn (Χρυσή Αυγή) GDP: gross domestic product GNP: gross national product GSEE: General Confederation of Greek Workers (Γενική Συνομοσπονδία Εργατων Ελλάδας) IG: Independent Greeks (Ανεξάρτητοι Έλληνες) IMF: International Monetary Fund ISI: import substitution industrialization İSO: Istanbul Chamber of Industry (İstanbul Sanayi Odası) İTO: Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (İstanbul Ticaret Odası) JDP: Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi) JP: Justice Party (Adalet Partisi) LGBT: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender MB: Muslim Brotherhood (Egypt) MP: Motherland Party (Anavatan Partisi) MÜSİAD: Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (Müstakil Sanayici ve İşadamları Derneği) NACC: National Anti-­Corruption Commission (Thailand) NAP: Nationalist Action Party (Milliyetçi Hareket Partisi) NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization NCPO: National Council of Peace and Order (Thailand) ND: New Democracy (Νέα Δημοκρατία) NEC: National Election Commission (Thailand) NRC: National Reform Council (Thailand) NRU: National Radical Union (Ἐθνικὴ Ῥιζοσπαστικὴ Ἕνωσις) NSC: National Security Council (Milli Güvenlik Kurulu) NSP: National Salvation Party (Milli Selamet Partisi) NUC: National Union Committee (Milli Birlik Komitesi) OECD: Organization for Economic Co-­operation and Development Abbreviations  •  xv OYAK: Turkish Armed Forces Assistance and Pension Fund (Ordu Yardımlaşma Kurumu) PAD: People’s Alliance for Democracy (Thailand) PASOK: Panhellenic Socialist Movement (Πανελλήνιο Σοσιαλιστικό Κίνημα) PDP: People’s Democratic Party (Halkların Demokratik Partisi) PDRC: People’s Democratic Reform Committee (Thailand) PKK: Kurdistan Workers’ Party (Partiya Karkerên Kurdistanê) POR: Popular Orthodox Rally (Λαϊκός Ορθόδοξος Συναγερμός) PPP: People’s Power Party (Thailand) PRP: Progressive Republican Party (Terakkiperver Cumhuriyet Fırkası) RPP: Republican People’s Party (Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi) SCAF: Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (Egypt) SCC: Supreme Constitutional Court (Egypt) SEV: Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (Σύνδεσμος Επιχειρήσεων και Βιομηχανιών) SPO: State Planning Organization (Devlet Planlama Teşkilatı) SSC: State Security Courts (Devlet Güvenlik Mahkemeleri) SYRIZA: Coalition of the Radical Left (Συνασπισμός Ριζοσπαστικής Αριστεράς) TAF: Turkish Armed Forces TESK: Confederation of Turkish Tradesmen and Craftsmen (Türkiye Esnaf ve Sanatkarları Konfederasyonu) TİSK: Confederation of Turkish Employer Associations (Türkiye İşveren Sendikaları Konfederasyonu) TLP: Turkish Labor Party (Türkiye İşçi Partisi) TLT: Thais Love Thais TOBB: Turkish Union of Chambers (Türkiye Odalar ve Borsalar Birliği) TPP: True Path Party (Doğru Yol Partisi) TÜRK-­İŞ: Confederation of Trade Unions of Turkey (Türkiye İşçi Sendikaları Konfederasyonu) TÜSİAD: Turkish Industry and Business Association (Türk Sanayicileri ve İşadamları Derneği) TUSKON: Turkish Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists (Türkiye İş Adamları ve Sanayiciler Konfederasyonu) UAF: Union of Armed Forces (Silahlı Kuvvetler Birliği) UDD: United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (Thailand) UDL: United Democratic Left (Ενιαία Δημοκρατική Αριστερά) VAT: value-­added tax VP: Virtue Party (Fazilet Partisi) WP: Welfare Party (Refah Partisi) ...