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Wed, Sep 23, 2020

Now let’s see an agreement in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Trump administration has demonstrated its ability to bring allies together and promote regional peace and cooperation. The United States should keep up this momentum by helping to reach an agreement between Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus, and de-escalate the conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

TURKEYSource by Brenda Shaffer

Conflict Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Sep 23, 2020

Solving the Eastern Mediterranean crisis requires compromise

France, Greece, and the entire EU should embrace this de-escalatory approach, recognizing that the entire transatlantic community will be strategically better off with a strong Greece-Turkey relationship that ensures a fair system for sharing Eastern Mediterranean energy resources.

TURKEYSource by Matthew Bryza

Geopolitics & Energy Security Greece

Thu, Aug 27, 2020

Stefano Stefanini quoted in the New York Times on Turkey-Greece tensions and prospects for Turkish EU membership

In the News

Europe & Eurasia European Union

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Refugee women: The most vulnerable and yet the most resilient in this pandemic

Refugee women will be disproportionately affected by COVID-19, living in densely populated conditions without government support. Yet their resilience and sense of personal agency is inspiring others around the globe.

Stories of Resilience by Priyali Sur & Vanessa Davaroukas

Coronavirus Greece

Tue, Jan 7, 2020

With crisis over, Greek PM says Athens is ready “to punch above our weight”

With its new robust regional and international role, Mitsotakis argued that Greece is a “very reliable and dependable partner” for the United States at a time of incredible global instability. With the dark days of economic crisis behind them, it is now time for Athens and Washington, he said “to set a new, more ambitious target in terms of what we can achieve.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Greece Macroeconomics

Mon, Jan 6, 2020

Ellinas on CyprusMail: Changing priorities threatens viability of EastMed gas pipeline

In the News by Atlantic Council

Energy & Environment Greece

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Bryza joins Al Jazeera to discuss the Turkey-Libya maritime boundary agreement and tensions in the Mediterranean

In the News by Atlantic Council

Conflict Economy & Business

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Rare opportunity opens for US LNG to reach Greece-Turkey-Ukraine gas corridor

While the mainstream media’s attention is now focused on the completion of Russia’s two gas pipeline projects—Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream—exceptional, but under-reported changes are afoot in southeast Europe that could challenge Moscow’s regional dominance and geopolitical pressure and help establish a bidirectional north-south corridor linking Greece and Turkey to Ukraine along the Trans-Balkan pipeline. […]

EnergySource by Aura Sabadus

Eastern Europe Energy & Environment

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

Bechev in Foreign Policy: Greece Is Getting Good at Geopolitics

In the News by Atlantic Council

Europe & Eurasia Greece

Mon, Jul 8, 2019

Greece embraces the center and continues course out of crisis

“Greece is now reinforcing the strength of the center in European politics, rather than fueling a move toward the fringes,” Atlantic Council Executive Vice President Damon Wilson said.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Elections Greece