Talks between two of NATO’s southernmost members don’t seem to be making progress, as Turkey and Greece seem as far apart as ever. Elliott Simpson examines the latest flare up between these unlikely allies, and its effect on the strength of NATO’s southern flank.
This article discusses the Cyprus dispute in the context of its recent election and natural gas discoveries.
Attempts to commercialize the East Mediterranean natural gas province continue still with difficulty. The gas deposits in the Cyprus offshore continue to be at the centre of attention, while those of Israel and Egypt are set in relation to those. The issue that preoccupies observers is how to market the gas from Cyprus in Europe. Read More…
On the Editor’s Forum, program editors at NAOC continue their case-by-case examination of different areas of the globe and identify their respective security contingencies. In this instalment, the Eastern Mediterranean is the region being reviewed.
The Eastern Mediterranean is without a doubt a conflict-prone geographic location. Most consider the conflicts between Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine and occasionally, Egypt, when discussing the region, but new players are clashing with one another, and this time, they’re allies. While the world looks at nearby Syria, it has been Turkey, Cyprus and Greece that Read More…
Our interview with theatre director D. Jeremy Smith on how Driftwood Theatre’s production of Othello can teach audiences a history lesson about Canadian peacekeeping.
In Part VIII of this EU series, Sandra Song provides a visual aid on EU membership by dates of accession, and what the future holds for candidate countries.
Our resident UN commentator Gus Constantinou takes a look at Cyprus’ bid to join NATO and the island’s relationship with Russia and the EU.