The Imia Crisis: When Greece Faced War With Turkey in the Aegean
As unlikely as it may seem, a dispute over salvage rights between Turkish and Greek captains was the trigger for a series of events which escalated into a major international incident called the Imia Crisis. The quickly-spiraling crisis saw the...
Greece – Turkey Conflicts in Modern History
Greece and Turkey have been engaged in several conflicts in recent history due to their complex and mostly hostile relationship. Since the establishment of the modern Greek state in the 19th century, the neighbouring countries have fought on two occasions....