SYRIAN OPPOSITION


Originally published in Huffington Post Greece on 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 […]

The last hours before the Battle of Afrin


Originally published in Huffington Post Greece on 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 Future of the Syrian Kurds


Originally published in the Arab daily newspaper “Al-Quds Al-Arabi”, issue 9020, p. 21, on 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 last line of hope


Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 595, p. 18, on Sept. 09, 2017 Since the start of the Syrian Revolution in March 2011, Israel’s public attitude has been hostile to the brutality of the Assad regime. But Tel Aviv’s real position was to prevent Assad from falling […]

Israeli interests in Syria



Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 594, p. 41 on 02/09/2017 In a closed-door meeting, the foreign ministers of Russia and US gathered during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) forum in the capital of Philippines, Manila, earlier this month. The two ministers discussed in detail […]

The Tillerson-Lavrov meeting and the roadmap for a political solution ...


Originally published in Huffington Post Greece on 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 […]

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


Originally published in Huffington Post Greece on 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 […]

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









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