In mid-2020, Turkey and Greece put their Mediterranean fleets on high alert, dramatically raising tensions in their long-running dispute over air, water, rock and now seabed gas deposits as well. Talks have been frustrating but remain the best way to contain the risk of conflict.
Greece and Turkey have stepped back from the brink of military confrontation over gas exploration in disputed waters in the Mediterranean Sea. But trouble still looms. European leaders should welcome signs of conciliation from Athens and Ankara and nudge them toward talks.
Originally published in Transatlantic Academy
To avoid another failed effort at federal reunification in the new round of Cyprus negotiations, all sides should break old taboos and discuss all possible options, including independence for Turkish Cypriots within the European Union.
Originally published in The Majalla
Originally published in IP Journal
Originally published in L'Orient Le Jour
Originally published in Al-Hayat
Israel will sein Gasfeld im Mittelmeer ausbeuten. Die beste Option dafür ist ausgerechnet eine Kooperation mit der Türkei und Zypern – den alten Feinden.
Originally published in ZEIT Online