Showdown In The Eastern Med

Brody Ladd | 08/25/2020

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....

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