If we focus on the present, Thurday’s debate in Parliament on the quality of public dialogue was disheartening. However, if we look to the future, we may have cause for some hope.

19.02.2021 / 21:10

As next month’s EU Summit approaches and the discussion on possible sanctions against Turkey intensifies, it would be useful if Greece were to focus not only on Ankara’s policies in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Aegean and Cyprus.

12.02.2021 / 21:10

Despite his tight grip on Turkey’s politics, state and media, Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to be very lonely, in search of both friends and enemies. 

05.02.2021 / 21:10

Calling on former ECB chief Mario Draghi to form a coalition government may have been Italian President Sergio Mattarella’s option of last resort, other than calling early elections. 

29.01.2021 / 21:10

Inoculating billions of people against Covid-19 in the shortest possible time was always going to be a massive, unprecedented operation in terms of scale and complexity.

22.01.2021 / 21:07

The six great challenges that Joe Biden listed as the “cascading crises of our era,” saying that his administration would be judged on the basis of how it handled them, are important not only for the United States but for the whole world.

15.01.2021 / 21:08

On Saturday, 1,001 delegates of the Christian Democratic Union will elect their new leader. This will decide whether Germany’s largest political party will continue on the course that Angela Merkel charted in her country and in the European Union.

08.01.2021 / 09:12

The attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, taught Americans and the world in the most dramatic way that the only superpower was part of the world, that it did not stand apart, that it was just as vulnerable to attack from an outside enemy as any other country.

05.01.2021 / 21:06

On Wednesday, January 6, Vice President Mike Pence will preside over a meeting of the Senate ratifying the election of Joe Biden as the next president of the United States, with 306 electoral votes to Donald Trump’s 232.

18.12.2020 / 21:29

The moment of truth is arriving, when – for some sooner, for others later – we will be able to choose whether we want to be vaccinated against Covid-19.