How Are France and Russia Influencing the Greek-Turkish Rivalry?

How Are France and Russia Influencing the Greek-Turkish Rivalry?

The common denominator driving France and Russia’s newly enhanced military partnerships with rivals Greece and Turkey respectively is those two Eastern Mediterranean countries’ concerns about their shared American ally’s reliability. France and Russia are playing important roles when it comes to influencing the Greek-Turkish competition in the Eastern Mediterranean. That second pair of states are…

Azerbaijani-Iranian Tensions Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences for Eurasia

Azerbaijani-Iranian Tensions Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences for Eurasia

Their problems prove that the common cause of Eurasian integration is a lot more difficult to achieve than to discuss. Tensions recently spiked between Azerbaijan and Iran after the latter commenced military drills close to their border accompanied by harsh rhetoric from its officials. This includes Supreme Leader Khamenei’s Twitter account posting such messages as:…