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Tanker War 2.0

Tanker War 2.0

  The first “Tanker War” At the height of the Iran-Iraq war in 1984, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq lead a coalition which included Kuwait and Saudi Arabia in a series of attacks against Iranian commercial vessels tied to its oil industry. These vessels were mainly tankers. Iran did not take long to reply in kind, starting […]

Cyprus Exploitation

The eastern Mediterranean Sea has been living some intense years due to the multiple conflicts in the area. The Syrian and Libyan civil wars and the Israeli / Palestinian “situation” are the most gruesome and active, but many other, less “kinetic” situations exist. Among this less known, tense but (up till now) military-less confrontations there […]