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Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 591, p. 42 on Aug. 12, 2017 Turkey is the most important international player in northern Syria because of its increased role in supporting Syrian opposition armed groups in the region. Being in a state of tension and concern about continued […]

Turkey is once again beating the drums of war


Huffington Post Greece – Aug. 8, 2017 In a previous article, I referred to the recent Washington Post report on the leaked information from the White House about the decision by US President Donald Trump to end the CIA program on support and training of the Syrian armed forces Opposition […]

The background of the CIA program to support the Syrian ...


Huffington Post Greece – July 26, 2017 In a recent extensive report by the “Washington Post“, based on information from White House officials, we are informed that US President Donald Trump has suspended the CIA’s military support program to the Syrian military opposition which started in 2013 and aiming on […]

Analysis of the ending of the CIA’s military assistance program ...


Originally published in LastPoint.gr on July 3, 2017 With the substantial formation of “cantons” on Syrian territory, especially after the weak cease-fire agreement in Astana between Russia, Turkey and Iran, the things between these countries have been complicated by the control of the territories owned by ISIS . Although Russia […]

The clash of influence forces on the Syrian soil



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 – 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 of this tension and the massive […]

The recent crisis between EU – Turkey without prejudice




Ssofokleousin.gr – Sep. 5, 2016 The kick off of the operation “Euphrates Shield” was a surprise to many international parties. The process began at 4 a.m. of Wednesday, August 24, by moving troops belonging to the Syrian opposition armed forces numbering more than 3.000 soldiers to the Syrian city of […]

Operation “Euprhates Shield”: The true story


Sofokleousin.gr – June 17, 2017 In Tehran, on 9 June 2016, a meeting between Russian, Syrian and Iranian Defense Ministers took place. This meeting was characterized by the lack of convergence between the Russians and the Iranians about their strategic aspirations in Syria. After the end of the five-hour meeting, […]

Iran and Russia … Who will lead the Assad of ...