S-400


Huffington Post Greece – May 16, 2019 With the announcement by Turkey of the launch of gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean and the American and European objections to this move, the Cyprus issue has come to the fore. Despite international warnings, Ankara continues to insist on its rights to […]

Turkey’s long hand in the Eastern Mediterranean


Huffington Post Greece – Apr. 5, 2019 After a difficult election day, the preliminary results of the Turkish municipal elections began to confirm what was expected from recent polls, that the Justice and Development Party is no longer the choice of Turkish voters. Despite this picture, the loss of Istanbul […]

Pragmatism or risk? Erdoğan’s choices after local elections



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?



Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 600, p. 48, on Oct. 14, 2017 In recent days, a verbal escalation from several Turkish officials led by Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu to the Russian side about the supply agreement of the Russian S-400 missile systems is evident. Officials from […]

The background of the Russian-Turkish S-400 supply agreement