February 24, 2024

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By  Nicola Bianco

EUNACR Research Contributor

 

Turkey has pushed itself strongly onto the global stage: firstly, building a more powerful defense sector to improve its military forces; secondly, projecting military might in Libya, Qatar, and Syria and make its power felt across and beyond former Ottoman territory; finally, engaging the Eastern Mediterranean order both by redefining maritime boundaries through a deal with Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) and by conducting gas drilling operations in contested areas off Cyprus.

The effect of Turkish practices in the Middle East region on security and defense policies in EU[8775]