The discovery of natural gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean
has raised tensions as regional powers seek to stake their claims
amid disputed maritime boundaries. Israel discovered the Leviathan
natural gas field in its waters in 2010. The natural gas platform in the
field (above) was authorized to begin operations on Dec. 19, 2019
The eastern Mediterranean has long been an area of tension due to disputes between Greeks and Turks and Arabs and Israelis as well as great power competition....