Piracy like Actions of Germany and the EU in the Eastern Mediterranean
On 22nd November 2020, morning hours, German Sachsen Class (Type 124) multi-purpose frigate Hamburg operating under the tactical command of Greek Commodore T Micropoulos, in the EU-led Operation Irini has interrogated the Turkish container vessel MV Roseline-A carrying food and paint supplies to Libya in the area 100 miles off the Benghazi Coast.
How were the foundations of the Blue Homeland laid?
Although the West defines Turkey's reconnection to the open seas 'Neo-Ottomanism', Turkey's Blue Homeland Doctrine is a 21st century geopolitical reality originally outlined by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as a survival necessity for the democratic, secular republic whose borders are drawn in accordance with the universal law of the sea and reinforced by state practices.
The US’ ‘Accidental’ Attack On The Turkish Navy
October has regularly been a month of important events in Turkish history. This month reminds us of such events as the Armistice of Mudanya (October 11th 1922) and the Proclamation of the Turkish Republic (October 29th 1923), filling us with pride-- but it is also a month of grief and misfortune as well.
“Blue Homeland” triumphs at the UN
The Turkish Defense Ministry announced that the United Nations (UN) has registered a memorandum between Turkey and Libya on the demarcation of maritime borders.