Mediterranean Sea

Underwater Internet Cable Cutting: A Neglected Aspect of Cyber Warfare

| April 18, 2013

A low-tech attack on Internet hardware infrastructure can be a crippling act of cyber warfare. Israel is vulnerable to an attack of this nature and must plan accordingly.

Iran’s New Strategic Horizons at Sea

| July 26, 2012

Iran’s aggressive new naval strategy is clearly meant to intimidate the West from continuing its pressure on Tehran regarding the nuclear issue, to show that Iran is able to foment trouble in the region.

Strategic Realignment and Energy Security in the Eastern Mediterranean

| January 9, 2012

The recent discovery of substantial natural gas fields in Israeli and Cypriot territorial waters challenge Turkey’s claim as the central energy hub for Europe. Greece, Israel and Cyprus should increase their strategic cooperation in order to counter Turkish hostility.

The Threats in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

| November 24, 2011

In the eastern Mediterranean basin elements of radical Islam could gain control. In this region, Libya, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey display Islamist tendencies, leaving Israel and Greece as the only Western allies.