June 16, 2024


Passion For Business

Gas Finds Trigger a Standoff in the Mediterranean Between an Isolated Turkey and Rivals

The contest above newfound gas riches in the Eastern Mediterranean has induced a slew of rival maritime claims, pushing the region’s primary powers—all of them America’s associates or allies—toward open confrontation.

On a single aspect is a budding alliance of Greece, Israel, Cyprus and Egypt that advantages from the current finds. On one more is the Eastern Mediterranean’s most significant economy, Turkey, which is progressively flexing its military muscle groups as it seeks to split its regional isolation.