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Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 627, p. 39 on Apr. 21, 2018 The whole world was shocked by videos and images from the Syrian city of Dοuma, a city just 3 km from the capital of Damascus. Scenes with dead children drowned and with white foam […]

The chemical attack on Dοuma


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 617, p. 39, on Feb. 10 As the Turkish presidential elections are approaching, it is important to monitor the evolution of internal, regional and international developments that affect Turkey. It seems that this time the election will not be a walk […]

The battle for the upcoming Turkish elections will not be ...


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 614, p. 39, on Jan. 20 The ocean corridors, dominated by the US after the Second World War and the end of the Cold War, have been and are still one of the main causes of wars and influence among international […]

The conflict on the maritime corridors between the Mediterranean and ...


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 608, p. 55, on Dec. 9, 2017 The old world continues to regress between the various crises like Brexit, the quest for the secession of Catalonia and its internal economic and political problems. These directly and indirectly affect the international balance […]

Europe in the whirl of crises



Originally published in the Arab daily newspaper “Al-Quds Al-Arabi”, issue 9020, p. 21, on Nov. 28, 2017 Yes … the Syrian revolution has been betrayed by all the international partners and the Arab brothers. Yes … minorities clung to the sectarian monster at the expense of freedom and democracy. Yes […]

The last line of hope


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 602, p. 48, on Oct. 27, 2017 The developments of the last days on Iraqi territory were expected, as I had predicted in my older article. Iraqi forces, backed by militant Al-Hashd al-Sha’abi, and the Turkmen battalions trained in Turkey, headed […]

Iraqi Kurdistan’s choices after the loss of Kirkuk


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 597, p. 40, on Sept. 23, 2017 French President Emmanuel Macron is one of the most recently elected presidents in the world. Since taking office, the young president has demonstrated his influence within his country with his controversial and tough statements, […]

Between Ankara and Tripoli Macron redraws the foreign policy of ...


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 594, p. 41 on 02/09/2017 In a closed-door meeting, the foreign ministers of Russia and US gathered during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) forum in the capital of Philippines, Manila, earlier this month. The two ministers discussed in detail […]

The Tillerson-Lavrov meeting and the roadmap for a political solution ...



Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 593, p. 16, on August 26, 2017 “A visit of great importance”. This is how the Turkish and Iranian media describe the visit of the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Army, Major general Mohammad Bagheri to Ankara. The visit was […]

The importance of the visit of the Iranian commander Mohammad ...


Originally published in the Greek newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 588, p. 46 on July 22, 2017 At the end of last week, US President Donald Trump visited Paris on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the First World War, which was celebrated on the occasion of the […]

USΑ – France: A New Alliance in the Spotlight



Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 586, p. 47, on July 8, 2017 Since yesterday, the summit of the 20 richest countries in the world is under way in Hamburg, under the shadow of protests against foreign leaders organized by left-wing German parties. This summit is in […]

G20 Summit: Progress or deadlocks?



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