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Turkey, Greece to Tackle Energy Dispute

Turkey’s prime minister is set to visit Greece on Friday as tensions swell among regional neighbors over energy deposits in the Mediterranean Sea.
December 6, 2014

Venizelos: Government not ruling out legal action against Turkey

Government Vice-President Evangelos Venizelos on Tuesday did not rule out the likelihood for Greece and Cyprus to take legal action against "Turkey's extreme, blatant and provocative stance
November 11, 2014

Turkish navy gets new rules of engagement for Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey’s naval commander has revealed that he has been ordered to implement new rules of engagement in the Eastern Mediterranean.
eKathimerini: November 10, 2014

Greece to send frigate, submarine in eastern Mediterranean

Greece will send a frigate and a submarine to the eastern Mediterranean region under its UN and NATO obligations, Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos has said.
eKathimerini: October 29, 2014

Syrian chemicals no threat to Mediterranean: Greece

A planned international operation to destroy Syria's chemical arsenal at sea will pose no threat to the Mediterranean ecosystem, Greece's foreign minister told an EU conference on Thursday.
AFP: February 7, 2014

Clear and present danger for European security by the missing Libyan arms

The war in Libya continues to haunt global and European security due to the aboundance of looted weaponry being trafficked across the Middle East
Ioannis Michaletos: February 16, 2013

Greece and Turkey: Offensive and Defensive Balance of Naval Power in 2012

The Greek and Turkish naval forces are two of NATO’s strongest and most experienced with the Greek Navy oriented almost exclusively towards Turkey.
Ioannis Michaletos: May 31, 2012

Greece and Turkey: Offensive and Defensive Balance of Air Power in 2012

Greece has historically enjoyed a qualitative advantage over Turkey until the early 1990s, at which point Turkey increased its joint training program with the US and Israel.
Ioannis Michaletos: February 20, 2012

Natural gas exploration in Eastern Mediterranean increases political risk

The potential existence of a considerable amount of energy offshore Israel - gas that is neither Eurasian nor Middle Eastern - has direct geopolitical implications.
Ioannis Michaletos: September 27, 2011

It’s not only the economy: The Greek Crisis and its geopolitical consequences

A serious question that arises from the Troika's involvement in Greece's domestic politics is whether Athens will be able to exercise a totally independent foreign policy.
Mottas: January 17, 2011