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What’s behind Turkey-Greece saber-rattling

On the surface, it appears as a squabble over who's entitled to potentially abundant hydrocarbons lurking beneath the seabed in the eastern Mediterranean.

However, “it’s not about energy,” says Ian O. Lesser, a political analyst with the US think tank the German Marshall Fund.

  • AP and ILH Staff
  • Israel Hayom

Greek and Turkish warships are testing each other’s naval prowess while political leaders in Athens and Ankara probe each other’s resolve over a search for hydrocarbon reserves in…

Despite the saber-rattling, there’s doesn’t appear to be a real appetite for war.

But neither nation is ready to back down and…

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