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EDITORIAL

When political parties use a serious case that affects the institutions to serve expediencies it often diminishes its importance.


ALEXIS PAPACHELAS

How unprepared was Europe for the crisis in Ukraine? And how dearly will the war cost the continent? Europe was literally caught sleeping at the wheel. It totally relied on Russia for its energy and on America for its defense.


EDITORIAL

When political parties use a serious case that affects the institutions to serve expediencies it often diminishes its importance.



CONSTANTINE CAPSASKIS

The three-day tour of West Africa completed by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Friday was deemed to have been crowned a success as countries such as Ivory Coast, Gabon and Ghana share a common understanding with Greece of what the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) stipulates.




COSTAS IORDANIDIS

If there is a quality that characterizes the Greek nation, it is the ability to survive the tumults of history and float above its waves. It is precisely this ability that will be tested in 2023. And – according to some – Greek-Turkish relations may be the most serious issue that will be decided.


KOSTAS KALLITSIS

It’s become par for the course: The government continuously pretends it has good reason to toot its own horn while the data, assessments and recommendations would give any other reasonable person pause.



ATHANASIOS KATSIKIDIS

Four decades after the Reagan Doctrine and the launch of the “Star Wars program” to deploy advanced weapons including the use of high-energy laser beams to counter enemy ballistic nuclear attacks, Israel managed to implement Reagan’s strategic thinking in actual defense technology by developing the “Iron Beam” air defense system.



NIKOS KONSTANDARAS

As 2023 is a year of elections in Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, it is useful to remember that we are now experiencing the calm before the storm. However great the tension between parties in each of these countries may seem today, the rivalry will keep intensifying, without any indication that the result of the elections […]






ALEXIS PAPACHELAS

How unprepared was Europe for the crisis in Ukraine? And how dearly will the war cost the continent? Europe was literally caught sleeping at the wheel. It totally relied on Russia for its energy and on America for its defense.





ANGELOS STANGOS

It is true that a gloom has descended on the holiday season again this winter, with a large part of the population continuing to be wary and mindful of the virus’ effects, particularly as it seems inevitable that the Omicron variant will take over by mid-January.



NIKOS VATOPOULOS

Athens’ future as an attractive and sustainable city will depend, no doubt, on a variety of factors – some constant, some impossible to predict. One of its biggest challenges, however, lies in attracting new residents back into its most central neighborhoods; the sailing appears to be anything but smooth, and obstacles – big and small – abound.