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Crete

Turkey directly threatens Greece with war

Dec 29, 2022 Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu directly threatened Greece with war if it proceeds with the extension of its territorial waters south and...

Turkey, Gavdos and the devil in the detail

By Prof. William Mallinson Harold Nicolson, in his book Diplomacy, laid great emphasis on the importance of precision. As the following shows, the falling standards...

Turkey harasses research vessel off Crete; Greece responds with demarche

September 19, 2021 With a demarche Greece is to strongly protest the harassment of French research vessel “Nautical Geo” by Turkish vessels as well as...

Turkish fishing boats enter Greek territorial waters south of Gavdos

May 20, 2021 Turkish fishing boats entered Greek territorial waters south of the small island of Gavdos, off western Crete, on Wednesday.  It is the...

Greek defense minister confirms plans for second base at Souda Bay

28.09.2020 Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos on Monday announced plans for a second, reinforced naval base at Souda Bay in Crete, as well as the...

Pentagon pushes back on claim that US to leave Turkey’s Incirlik...

Senator Ron Johnson said the United States is considering basing more forces on Crete as relations with Turkey deteriorate. Sep 16, 2020 A Pentagon spokesman pushed back...

Une guerre gréco-turque est-elle possible ? Ses implications potentielles pour l’UE,...

Par Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Jul18, 2020 Dans un article précédent, nous avons discuté de la décision d'Ankara de transformer Sainte-Sophie en mosquée dans le contexte stratégique plus...

Is a Greek – Turkish War possible? Its potential implications for...

Βy Dimitris Konstantakopoulos In a previous article we discussed the decision of Ankara to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque in the wider and changing...

Ankara is not reading correctly the situation. A catastrophic war for...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s adviser, Mesut Hakki, has directly threatened Greece with war if it reacts and protects its continental shelf if Ankara...

How the Battle of Crete Changed the Course of World War...

By Tasos Kokkinidis May 20, 2020 The Battle of Crete will remain forever in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II....