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Sofokleousin.gr – July 17, 2017 On the 10th of this month, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that the Iraqi city of Mosul was “liberated” by the terrorist organization ISIS. This announcement came after more than nine months of fighting by Iraqi and Kurdish forces alongside the International Coalition for Combating […]

North Iraq: Liberation or permanent occupation?


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 586, p. 47, on July 8, 2017 Since yesterday, the summit of the 20 richest countries in the world is under way in Hamburg, under the shadow of protests against foreign leaders organized by left-wing German parties. This summit is in […]

G20 Summit: Progress or deadlocks?


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



Originally published in the Greek newspaper “Paraskinio” issue 583, p. 56 on June 17, 2017 Earlier this month, an unprecedented event for Iran’s capital Tehran occurred, when the Iranian Parliament building and the Khomeini monument became the targets of a terrorist attack, tragically resulting in the deaths of 9 people […]

The terrorist attack on the Iranian Parliament and the secret ...


Originally published in the Greek newspaper “Paraskinio” issue 582, p. 20 on June 9, 2017 Last Tuesday, SDF militia, backed by the International Coalition against terrorism, announced the start of the final phase of the operation “Wrath of Euphrates” to control the city of Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic […]

Raqqa battle … The end of terror or the start ...


Huffington Post Greece – May 24, 2017 The ghost of fear of terrorist attacks has long dominated the atmosphere of Europe as a whole. The atmosphere has intensified even more over the last two years since the emergence of the ISIS terrorist organization and the launch of a series of […]

Terrorist attacks by ISIS: Methodology and feasibility