Cyprus Launches Drones To Monitor Turkish Gas Drilling In Mediterranean

Daniel Markind Contributor Energy I am an attorney who writes about Marcellus Shale area developments. aerial surveying with drones Getty Two of the legal worlds that I straddle – energy and aviation – collided last week in the Mediterranean Sea. The implications for these two disciplines, as well as world security, could be enormous. The nation […]

U.S. warns Turkey over offshore drilling near Cyprus

By David Brunnstrom and Renee Maltezou ATHENS (Reuters) – There are rules in exploring energy resources in the Mediterranean Sea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday, warning Turkey not to engage in drilling activity that is “illegal” and “unacceptable”. “We’ve made clear that operations in international waters are governed by a set […]

Turkey: Erdogan Appears Willing to Trade Economic Risk for Political Gain

  Turkey: Erdogan Appears Willing to Trade Economic Risk for Political Gain (Stratfor) The Big Picture A number of converging events recently have increased the risks to economic and political stability in Turkey. Even so, as Stratfor’s Third-Quarter Forecast pointed out, the Turkish government will maneuver among its numerous domestic and external problems, calculating that […]

MEGALİ İDEA VE YAHUDİ LOBİSİNİN KIBRIS MÜZAKERELERİNE ETKİSİ

Megali İdea ve Yahudi Lobisi’nin Kıbrıs Müzakerelerine Etkisi 20 Temmuz, Birinci Kıbrıs Barış Hareketi’nin 40. yıldönümüdür. Bu tarih KKTC’de Barış ve Özgürlük Bayramı olarak kutlanır. 14 Ağustos 1974’de İkinci Kıbrıs Hareketi yapıldı. Türkiye, Rum tarafını barışa zorlamak üzere Kıbrıs Türklerine kalmasını istediği topraktan daha fazlasını kontrol altına aldı. Maraş, bunun örneğidir. 1959 ve 1960 antlaşmalarıyla, […]