Strategika #68: Crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey In The Eastern Mediterranean Crisis

Please read a new essay by my colleague, Soner Cagaptay in Strategika.

Three wars that Turkey is currently involved in, namely in Syria, Libya, and the South Caucasus, suggest that Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s foreign policy has settled into a new phase. Erdoğan is building a “mini Empire” by—often—simultaneously fighting and power- brokering with his Russian homologue, and to this end the Eastern Mediterranean provides ample opportunities for him.

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It’s Not The Energy, Stupid!

Please read a new essay by my colleague, Zafiris Rossidis in Strategika.

In 2020, with the strong presence of American, Russian, French, Greek, Turkish, Egyptian, Italian, and even German warships, the Eastern Mediterranean has become one of the most militarized seas in the world.

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Crisis In The Eastern Mediterranean

Please read a new essay by my colleagues, Barry Strauss in Strategika.

The Eastern Mediterranean, like the Middle East, is a tough neighborhood. The current standoff over natural gas rights among Greece, Turkey, and their respective allies is only the latest example.

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