World leaders display discord at UN

The 75th annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is being held virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. World leaders sparred over national interests and incidence…

Stabilizing forces growing stronger

The peace deals between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain mark the completion of an existing process by which the region’s stabilizing forces are banding together against the Iranian threat. By Colonel…

Turkey sends mixed signals on EastMed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sent mixed signals about his intentions vis-à-vis the Eastern Mediterranean – amid heightened tensions with the European Union. After both his Defense and Foreign Ministers…

Turkey ratchets up EastMed tensions

Hostilities between Turkey and Greece over a disagreement in the Eastern Mediterranean are escalating. In blatant disregard of a maritime Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) agreement between Athens and Cairo, Ankara…