KURDS




Al-Quds Al-Arabi – Oct. 01, 2018, issue 9322, p. 21 The observer of political affairs must stay out of emotions so as to be able to see the full picture of the political climate and the conventions associated with it. This does not in any way mean that the researcher […]

The mist in Sochi covers Idlib


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



Huffington Post Greece – Aug. 08, 2018 American-Turkish relations have clearly deteriorated recently due to the imprisonment of the American pastor in Turkey. The problem began since Donald Trump took over the leadership of the White House and called upon the release of the pastor at his first meeting with […]

Where are American-Turkish relations going?


Huffington Post Greece – Feb. 20, 2018 The Israeli-Syrian border has recently been the most intense of the past decades. The Assad regime’s anti-aircraft system shot down an Israeli F-16, one of the eight aircraft that entered the Syrian airspace following the fall of an enemy drone at the border between […]

Golan heights on fire


Paraskinio – Feb. 10, 2018, issue 617, p. 39 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 for Erdoğan and his party. Initially, […]

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


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



Huffington Post Greece – Dec. 16, 2017 The Kurds in Syria account for about 10% of the population. Most of them are scattered in the north and northeast of Syria. The city of Hasakah is their capital. The Kurds have been persecuted by the Syrian regime since the 1970s. Many […]

The Future of the Syrian Kurds


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 ...


Paraskinio – issue 602, p. 46, Nov. 4, 2017 Nine months after Donald Trump took over as the leader of the White House, investigator Robert Mueller began to publish his first research on the influence of Moscow in the recent US presidential election. This information indicates the direct and indirect […]

Putin’s “chess” – Russia’s role in the Middle East and ...


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