WPR's The New Rules: Turkey's Long Game in the Cyprus Gas Dispute
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 9:03AM
Thomas P.M. Barnett in China, India, Iran, Israel, Middle East, Russia, Turkey, WPR Column, extractive industries

"Resource wars" enthusiasts worldwide have a new -- and unexpected -- poster child:"zero problems with neighbors" Turkey. The Turkish government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is beside itself over Israel's recent moves to cooperate with Cyprus on surveying its Eastern Mediterranean seabed for possible natural gas deposits thought to be lying adjacent to the reserves discovered last year off the coast of Haifa.

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