cyprus115Alexander Drivas
(Strategic Analyst based in Athens, Greece)

Copyright: @ 2022 Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 13 February 2022

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Cyprus's geographic location is of great importance not only for the Mediterranean region but is also critical for international security. The question is: How could a small state be so important for regional and international stability in terms of security? A simplistic answer would be that at a macro-level, Taiwan plays an also disproportionate role in world politics because of its importance for both China and the U.S. Being at the crossroads among Europe, Africa, and Asia, Cyprus is an important security and energy hub and its foreign policy contributes to the peace and stability of several subregions such as MENA and Southeastern Mediterranean. What is the perception of superpowers, great powers, and middle powers towards Cyprus, and what Cyprus offers in regional stability? ... Read more

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