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War in Mediterranean? NATO allies Greece,Turkey edge toward conflict – CS Monitor

Not for the first time, fellow NATO members Turkey and Greece are at each other’s throats. But this time the flare-up between the historic rivals is especially dangerous and unpredictable, observers warn, as the neighbors’ warships patrol disputed Mediterranean waters thought to be rich in oil and gas. Turkey, led by authoritarian President Recep Tayyip …

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Turkish surprise: Erdogan opens borders to allow migrants into Greece – CS Monitor

Thousands of migrants and refugees massed at Turkey’s western frontier on Sunday, trying to enter Greece by land and sea after Turkey said its borders were open to those hoping to head to Europe. In Syria, Turkish troops shot down two Syrian warplanes after the Syrian military downed a Turkish drone, a major escalation in …

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