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Originally published in LastPoint.gr on September 25, 2017 Following SYRIZA’s expected victory in the 2015 elections, great concern among Greek observers has arisen because of his election promises. The country had begun to breathe and rest on its feet under the rule of former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. Thus, Alexis […]

Alexis Tsipras in Wonderland


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 595, p. 18, on Sept. 09, 2017 Since the start of the Syrian Revolution in March 2011, Israel’s public attitude has been hostile to the brutality of the Assad regime. But Tel Aviv’s real position was to prevent Assad from falling […]

Israeli interests in Syria


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?



Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 585, p. 50 on July 1, 2017  A new round of negotiations was launched in the middle of the week to resolve the Cyprus crisis. However, the leaks behind the closed doors confirm that there is no progress in the negotiations […]

The solution of the Cyprus issue in the spiral of ...


Originally published in the Greek newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 584, p. 57 on June 24, 2017 Iraqi Kurdish administration announced last week a referendum on September 25th to sever the northern part of the country, rebuild the border of the region and form the Iraqi Kurdish state. This announcement was received […]

Kurdish state between dream and reality


Huffington Post Greece – May 24, 2017 The ghost of fear of terrorist attacks has long dominated the atmosphere of Europe as a whole. The atmosphere has intensified even more over the last two years since the emergence of the ISIS terrorist organization and the launch of a series of […]

Terrorist attacks by ISIS: Methodology and feasibility