What is the best strategy for de-escalation? Will Europe be able to overcome its internal divisions on East Med?
While it has made some progress in its recent diplomacy on the eastern Mediterranean, the EU needs a holistic approach to resolving economic and security disputes in the region
In the eastern Mediterranean, a scramble is under way between countries in the region for access to recently discovered gas fields, often overlapping with wider…
A conflict could be brewing in the eastern Mediterranean. Here’s how to stop it.
Virtual talk on 17 September 2020 with Ibrahim Kalin on Turkey's position in the current Eastern Mediterranean conflict, the risks of military escalation and prospects for a dialogue with Europe
a conversation with Ibrahim Kalin to discuss Turkey’s assertive policy, prospects of dialogue, and implications for Turkish-European relations
Experts from ECFR’s national offices address the tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over gas reserves
The EU should look to its own history as it aims to secure its own interests and resolve tensions in the eastern Mediterranean
The eastern Mediterranean is becoming ever more perilous as geopolitical fault lines steadily enmesh the region. These rifts emerge from the Cyprus ‘frozen conflict’, competition for valuable gas fields, and the increasingly entangled wars in Libya and Syria.