The Greece-Israel-Cyprus triangle and the new realities

The adaptation to new realities should be a gift for policymakers. The Covid-19 pandemic cannot but have an impact on security calculations. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said the Alliance needs to make sure that the health crisis does not become a security crisis. The Eastern Mediterranean is no exception. The new global reality causes uncertainty. For example, sailors on the Charles de Gaulle, the French aircraft carrier that participated in drills in the Mediterranean Basin in February, have come down with the coronavirus. And the Iniochos-2020 international military exercise has been canceled.

What could all this mean for the Greece-Israel-Cyprus triangle? The military cooperation won't be affected much in the medium term, even if some adjustments are required. But the fall in energy prices puts important plans on hold. According to media reports,...

Continue reading on: