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Lastpoint.gr – Feb. 01, 2020 The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced a few days ago the appointment of Ms. Tasia Athanassiou as a special envoy for Syria. Ms. Athanassiou held the position of Ambassador of Greece to the Syrian capital Damascus until 2012, when the Samaras government decided to […]

Athens: The back door for the butcher of Damascus


Armyvoice.gr – Dec. 09 , 2019 In a large US operation that included eight helicopters, two F-16 planes and Delta Force unit, Washington was able to kill Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of the Islamic State, who was the most attentive of all the former team leaders, most importantly the […]

Middle East: Two scenarios after the assassination of al-Baghdadi




Armyvoice.gr – Apr. 20, 2019 The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) supported by the International Coalition for Combating Terrorism recently announced full control over the areas controlled by the Islamic State in eastern Syria, with the end of the Baghuz battle, which lasted more than three months. Following this victory, Washington […]

Islamic State: The end of an era or the beginning ...


Huffington Post Greece – Sep. 14, 2018 Recent statements by the Russian leadership and the Assad regime officials have repeatedly raised the need to start the return of Syrian refugees from the various countries of the world to their country. These statements were made mainly after the success of Russia, Iran […]

Russia’s need for Syrian refugees to return to their country


Huffington Post Greece – Sep. 03, 2018 In a recent article in the New York Times titled “In Syria, an ugly peace is better than more war”, former US President Jimmy Carter talks about the need to change Washington’s strategy in the Syrian crisis and opening up to the Assad […]

In response to Jimmy Carter … the Syrian revolution continues


Annahar Premium – Apr. 06, 2018 Mr. George Issa, distinguished journalist in the Lebanese newspaper “Annahar” asked my opinion on the recent meeting between the leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran and the developments in Syria. G.I.: May I ask your opinion for Annahar about the probable agreement that the […]

Commentary in Annahar on Turkey, Russia & Iran summit about ...



Huffington Post Greece – Jan. 14, 2018 With the completion of the Turkish business “Shield of the Euphrates,” a number of Turkish officials, mainly President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, confirmed that Turkey would not end its military operations, but that was rather a prelude to the start of a new operation. […]

The last hours before the Battle of Afrin


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


Al-Quds Al-Arabi – issue 9020, p. 21, 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 Syrian people knew that the […]

The last line of hope


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 606, p. 44, on Nov. 25, 2017 The conditions in Syria and Iraq, where the center of the ISIS terrorist organization is located, clearly show that its extermination is a matter of time. The organization, which controlled over 55% of the […]

The future of the Middle East after the war on ...