East-Mediterranean tensions. Geopolitical overview

The ancient Romans called it Mare Nostrum, “our sea”, but since their empire fell the Mediterranean has been either in contention between maritime powers or peaceful. As of late, its waters are not still. A storm is brewing out of its northeastern corner, threatening to escalate from crisis to hostilities. Turkey, which under Recep Tayep Erdogan has adopted a distinct nationalistic and Islamist line, is at odds not only with Greece, Cyprus, Egypt and Israel, but has now taken on France, with a personal focus on President Emmanuel Macron.

Guests Dr. Eran Lerman, Vice President of the Jerusalem Institute of Strategy and Security and a Lecturer at Shalem College, Jerusalem, and Dr. Joshua Krasna, Fellow at the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security and lecturer on Mideast security at NYU. Analyst Amir Oren. Host Jonathan Hessen.

Jerusalem Studio

The program offers the viewer deeper understanding about current events in Israel. The topics vary from domestic and foreign policy to social changes, archaelogy and religion.

The program is hosted by TV7 Israel News anchor Jonathan Hessen.

  • First broadcast: October 30, 2020, Taivas TV7
  • Episode number: 553
  • Duration: 30 min
  • Spoken languages:
  • English
  • Subtitles:
  • Estonian, Finnish, Swedish