Biden and the Eastern Mediterranean: Greek optimism, Turkish caution

There is cautious calm in the Eastern Mediterranean following the victory of Joe Biden in US presidential elections.While Athens could not hide its optimism about Biden’s victory, Turkey’s silence was finally broken by a congratulatory message from Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Both responses provide an initial picture of the shape of future relations between the two sides and Washington.Amid the Greek media’s celebrations of Biden’s win and the Turkish media’s focus on events in Nagorno-Karabakh to distract attention from US elections, a geopolitical perspective is needed to understand the impact of …

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