(Senior research fellow at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzeliya (IDC) and former Deputy Head of Israel National Security Council)
Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 25 June 2019
Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).
Turkey sent a second drilling ship into disputed waters off the coast of the Republic of Cyprus to search for natural gas and oil, a move that risk to turn the bilateral dispute into a regional and international conflict.
Relations between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities have festered since 1963, when a power-sharing agreement crumbled amid violence. Cyprus was split in 1974 after a Turkish invasion triggered by a brief Greek-inspired coup. ...Read more