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Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 610, p. 45, on Dec. 22, 2017 Yes, the US has succeeded, through the International Coalition to Fight ISIS alongside Iraqi government forces and Al-Hashd al-Sha’abi, the Kurdish militias, the Russian forces and the various foreign paramilitary groups and the militias […]

Terror knocks the door of the West



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 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 Huffington Post Greece on Aug. 28, 2017 Since the beginning of August there has been a gradual increase in the number of refugees arriving from Turkey to the Greek islands. The number of entrants has reached about 2.400, while only on the 21st and the 22nd of […]

The exploitation of refugee paper in the Turkey-EU conflict



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 575, p. 54 on Apr. 22, 2017 On the evening of April 16, 2017, democracy in Turkey was assassinated through democracy. Despite the marginal victory, despite the negative expectations that preceded the referendum, and suggested that Erdogan and his government lacked sufficient […]

Turkish referendum: The end of the Ataturk era




Originally published in Greek language in Huffington Post Greece on March 27, 2017 In view of the Turkish referendum on the amendment of the constitution in April, and given the tensions that have arisen between some European countries and Turkey, the following questions arise: (a) what will be the result […]

The recent crisis between EU – Turkey without prejudice


Originally published in ireporterworld.com on Jan. 16, 2017 The Cyprus problem is perpetuated despite years of international efforts to resolve it. However, the Geneva meeting has created a great deal of optimism among the inhabitants of the island that the solution is close and that its outcome will lead to the […]

Who is “true patriot” and who is “big traitor”?