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01 February, 2023
 

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Is America really back?

In a 1990 Atlantic Monthly piece, the most influential realist of a generation – John Mearsheimer – put forth a provocative ...
Opinion Opinion

Treating antisocial elements for what they are

Day-to-day life in Greece is excessively determined by people defying laws, rules and reason; it’s disappointing and extremely ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Double geopolitical poker

Geopolitics is a game that is much like poker. This means that you have to keep your cards close to your chest and, most ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Another cause for division

We have made something of a custom of division in Greece. It is something we do passionately, ready to fight with our friends ...
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AI should serve humanity

Covid-19 is the first real global health crisis in every respect in the history of humanity with more than 212 million people ...
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Athens and Istanbul can do their part

During one of the deepest troughs in bilateral relations in the fall of 1999 following the arrest of Kurdish rebel leader ...
Opinion Opinion

Incensed anti-vaxxers

The recent anti-vaccination rallies in Athens and Thessaloniki were not the first of their kind, but they were the largest: ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Europe late in growing up

As the Indo-Pacific security alliance between the United States, Britain and Australia demonstrated, the international ...
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Greece’s significant air power projection

Greece’s military procurement program – a thorn in Turkey’s side, described by its defense minister, Hulusi Akar, as ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The superiority of transparency and efficiency

The Hellenic Republic signed a contract to purchase 44 torpedoes for its 214HN submarines, considered a significant asset ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Europe must get off the sofa

Everything we learnt from what took place in the presidential palace, and then from Brussels, reinforced the image of a ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Two states in Cyprus? Why not, then, a unitary one?

An informal summit on Cyprus is scheduled to take place in Geneva in late April, coming at a time when Greek-Turkish relations ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Property valuations and uncertainty clauses

Property appraisers in this country have had to deal with unprecedented events in the last seven to eight years that forced ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Turkey faced with Greece’s EU membership and diaspora

Last week, the Turkish minister of defense once again denounced what he perceived as Greek attempts to reframe Greco-Turkish ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

When the lights of the Palace begin to dim

The testimonies of 2013, say that in those critical days of the savings levy, there was a crowd of people on the hill of ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

From Bismarck to Merkel

'Turks and Germans loved each other for a long time,' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during a visit to Berlin ...
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Nikos Kotzias in Kathimerini: Foreign policy and exploratory talks

Greece’s exploratory talks with Turkey are not a dialogue for the sake of dialogue. They are a structured debate in which ...
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Smoothening the cliff edge in EU-UK relations

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the United Kingdom and the European Union came into effect on January ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Obama offers piece of the puzzle in Greek debt crisis

Apart from providing key insights into a special (in many respects) presidency, Barack Obama’s memoir contains some very ...
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Editorial: The third invasion

The first invasion engraved in Cyprus’ collective memory is that of July 20 1974, while the second is that of August 14 ...
Nikos Stelgias Nikos Stelgias

Varosha revamp ongoing at feverish pace

Preparations in Varosha ahead of the visit of the Turkish President and the leader of the Grey Wolves are continuing at ...
Nikos Stelgias Nikos Stelgias

Tatar to stick to 'alternative solutions' approach

The new Turkish Cypriot leader will in a few hours be meeting with the President of the Republic, and will insist on the ...
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Bar set low as Brussels, UN in low spirits for CyProb involvement

Foreign players ranging from Brussels and Berlin to New York have lowered their expectations and show a reduced eagerness ...
Nikos Stelgias Nikos Stelgias

Varosha getting revamp ahead of Erdogan visit

Preparations have begun within Varosha ahead of the upcoming visit of the Turkish President. Recent information points suggests ...
Nikos Stelgias Nikos Stelgias

Energy Turkey's 'no.1 priority' in Cyprus and EastMed

Since noon on Friday, Turkey has been sending its own messages concerning the future of the Cyprus Problem and developments ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Maps, maritime zones and islands

Ankara’s recent publication of a map that appears to split the Aegean Sea in two was yet another sign of Turkish aggressiveness. ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

A historic verdict and a more united Greece

The Greek justice system rose to the occasion and delivered a historic verdict that also confirms Greece’s image as a free ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Pompeo sees window of opportunity for dialogue, in Kathimerini interview

In an interview with Kathimerini, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deplores the use of threats and unilateral actions as ...
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Judge Ankara by its actions not its words

Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, favors a less sympathetic approach on Turkey, arguing ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

What Berlin made clear to Nicosia

German officials coordinating with Nicosia, after the Republic of Cyprus told the foreign affairs council that it would ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

The four scenarios after the 'veto'

The decision on EU sanctions has been postponed for the meeting of the 27 leaders of member states, likely to take place ...
Nikos Stelgias Nikos Stelgias

The Cypriot aspect of the eastern Mediterranean crisis

A few days ago, the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community made an important statement, involving the future of the Cyprus ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Golden passports scheme to remain as is

The citizenship-by-investment program will not be terminated, nor will it be suspended for a short period as a way of managing ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Curtain rising for citizenship-by-investment program

The Presidency has before it four scenarios for dealing with the issue of purchased citizenships. The most likely possibility ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Buyer’s market and herd immunity

The most unhappy property buyers are the ones who believe that the real estate market is a Buyer’s Market and discover that ...
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