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Erdogan’s Kanal Istanbul Complicates Security Dynamics and International Law

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems set on his highly controversial ambitions to break ground on the Kanal Istanbul project, which would see the development of an artificial waterway running parallel to the strategically located Bosphorus Strait. But what does international maritime law say on the topic?

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Turkey’s “Historic” Natural Gas Discovery might not live up to Expectations

Turkey’s President Erdogan has presented the discovery of natural gas in the Black Sea as a historic success, but realities point to their inadequacy