Expert Ryan Gingeras joins Thanos Davelis to look into Turkey’s renewed threats against Greece, and break down what a a Turkish assault against Greece in the Aegean would mean for the US and its position as a mediator between Turkey and Greece.
2022 saw Greek-Turkish relations hit historic lows, as Ankara took its provocations against Greece in the Aegean to dangerous levels. The year wrapped up with Turkey’s foreign minister renewing Ankara’s casus belli - or threat of war - against Greece. This followed boasts from President Erdogan that Turkey’s new Tayfun missiles could target Athens. These developments have raised the question about what the US would do in response to a Turkish assault against Greece. Ryan Gingeras, a professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School and an expert on Turkish, Balkan, and Middle East history, joins Thanos Davelis to look into Turkey’s renewed threats against Greece and break down what a Greco-Turkish crisis in the Aegean would mean for the US.
Read Ryan Gingeras’ latest piece in War on the Rocks: An Honest Broker No Longer: The United States Between Turkey And Greece
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