Οι κινήσεις της Τουρκίας αποτελούν μέρος της μακροχρόνιας στρατηγικής και τακτικής της Τουρκίας για πολιτική και στρατιωτική παρουσία θαλασσίως, χερσαίως και εναερίως, στο σύνολο της Μεσογείου. Η συνεχής προσπάθεια για μια «αποσταθεροποίηση» ή αποσταθεροποιημένη ζώνη εντός του Αιγαίου ή της νότιο-ανατολικής Μεσογείου, δεν είναι καινούργια.
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The Exploitation of Hydrocarbons as a Factor of Differentiating the Eastern Mediterranean Power Correlation: the case of the Republic of Cyprus
By Savvas Papasavvas PhDc, Military officer, Foreign and Energy Policy Analyst, Strategy Junior Consultant
Cyprus can help shape and create a global geostrategic dimension of it self and the region
The multitude of offshore gas discoveries in the East Mediterranean have attracted regional cooperation & economic relations. However, maritime disputes & power projections of the main parties -Turkey, Greece & Cyprus- could lead to military confrontations