The uninvited always miss out. At the recent gathering of Balkan leaders and European officials in Athens, the one who missed out was the one who wasn’t in the photo. The attendees demonstrated their lines of communication with the European Union from the capital of its oldest member-state in the Balkan neighborhood. The absentee has […]

06.07.2021 / 20:38

In the two years since being elected, Kyriakos Mitsotakis has had to face one major crisis after another, and it is these – Turkey and the pandemic – that we discuss with him in an assessment of the government’s tenure so far and a projection of what lies in the next two years to come.

24.03.2021 / 09:00

The answer is not evident. The question was asked by the Center for Liberal Studies (in a survey conducted in December 2020 by MARC). The question was “which, according to your opinion, is Greece’s most important achievement during the last two hundred years?” The most popular answer (11.6%) was Greece joining the European Union and […]

24.06.2020 / 17:08

The TV ad showing a journalist being showered in money is only an offense to the already blighted honor of Greek journalism, they said.

17.03.2020 / 10:35

The opposition says that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis took too long, that he should have taken what was a self-evident decision sooner. Yet, how “self-evident” was it just a couple of weeks ago for a Greek government to order the suspension of church operations?

05.12.2019 / 14:09

It is never good news when questions of foreign policy are illustrated with maps. It would be worthwhile, perhaps, to take our eyes off the Eastern Mediterranean for a moment to look at another map, which was published for NATO’s 70th anniversary summit. 

11.10.2017 / 15:30

They were like two friends who had reached a level of familiarity that that does not need to be reaffirmed by regular contact: Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop Ieronymos spoke for a while during the holy blessing ahead of the reopening of Parliament in Athens last Monday.