TSIPRAS – THE UNIWILLING SALESMAN

  Mr. Tsipras’ recent visit in the USA is still being discussed in contradictory terms. If one looks carefully at his busy diary and excludes...

Tsipras Harken! 

This is the only Koumoundouros comment on the interview that follows By Jonathan Stearns 8 March 2016 (Bloomberg) -- The benefits for Cyprus of the European...

Turkey, Greece and the West

From Alexis Papachelas - ekathimerini.com.  Turkey is in the grips of an extremely complex crisis. For starters, it’s extremely difficult to figure out what exactly...

Erdogan’s high-risk games

During a visit to Istanbul a few years ago, I met with a Western diplomat who at the time held a post in Turkey....

TAKING SECURITY SERIOUSLY IN THE AGE OF GLOBAL TERROR

The terrorists involved in the Nov. 13 Paris attacks were all European citizens and, as such, could freely move across the European Union’s internal...

THE ART OF SOMERSAULTS AND BACK-TRACKING

Our most recent political history shows - in so many words - that this is the art of the SYRIZA-ANEL government. It reminds me...

FEDERAL RESERVE ENDS HAMLET-LIKE INDECISION OVER INTEREST RATES

Ιt has been a long time coming – more than nine years in fact. The last time the Federal Reserve raised interest rates, Tony...

Enough is Enough. An identification of SYRIZA on the basis of DNA.

Today we were shocked by a news item that appeared unfortunately in small letters. Minister of Justice Kontonis, denied Greek participation in a Conference...

GREXIT and BREXIT parallel accidents of irresponsibility and spite

Many illustrious personalities, from Victor Hugo to Winston Churchill have proposed or even promoted the idea of a United States of Europe. Some of...

It’s Time to Kick Erdogan’s Turkey Out of NATO

It has always been a matter of historical curiosity that one of the American diplomats who was deeply involved in the creation of the...