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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Feb 17, 2015 at 11:13

Michael S; good pick-up on the Med oil 'enterprize,' one that prompted this observer quite some time back to raise up and take notice for the potential bait on the hook as Cypress's Turkish influences have continued raising hackles over the same territorial ambitions for some time. The Russian presence in Tartus cannot be eliminated for its wary eye over the circumstances with oil prices taking their toll.

As you have pointed out, Israel's stake in this cannot be minimalized either and the caution that might have come from America is obscenely missing.

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