Disputed territories, law of the sea, competition for resources, but also power, migration and political Islam: the stakes in the Eastern Mediterranean crisis are numerous and complex. This series aims at providing insights to better understand the situation in a region that is crucial to the stability of Europe and its neighbourhood.
Untangling the Eastern Mediterranean Great Game
Analysis by Bruno Tertrais
The current situation in the Eastern Mediterranean is an exceptionally volatile mix of high-end geostrategic stakes.
A Greek Perspective on Old Troubles in a Changing Context
Analysis by Dimitrios Triantaphyllou
What is the evolution of relations between Greece and Turkey, and what this latest episode of escalation means for them.
EU’s Role in the Eastern Mediterranean - A View from Turkey
Analysis by Sinan Ülgen
At the heart of most of the recent conflicts in the Eastern Mediterranean lies one issue: the unresolved problem of border drawing in the waters surrounding the Turkish coasts and the myriad of Greek archipelagos.
A Greek International Law Perspective on the Greek-Turkish Disputes
Analysis by Maria Gavouneli
In this fourth part of our Eastern Mediterranean series, we focuse on the complex history and regulations that have so far led to a stalemate in the process of defining maritime borders between Greece and Turkey.