DEFENSE

Equipping Special Forces with drones a top priority
FOREIGN POLICY

Pretty soon, all Special Forces operators will have so-called “loitering munitions” in their backpacks. Ministry of Defense officials are at an advanced stage of talks with their US counterparts to procure Switchblade systems.



How to catch up with Turkey
OPINION

No one believes that in Monday’s meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis there will be any serious progress in the major problems that have accumulated over the last 50 years in bilateral relations.

Erdogan: Issues of sovereignty do not harm dialogue
FOREIGN POLICY

A few hours before welcoming Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to Kathimerini about all the issues pertaining to the two countries’ bilateral relations.


Greek aid to Ukraine in the spotlight
PODCASTS

The Financial Times recently reported that Greece and some other EU countries have been under pressure to send more aid to Ukraine, specifically air defense systems. Prime Minister Mitsotakis has ruled this out, citing Greece’s defense needs.



Why is Athens sending weapons to Kyiv?
OPINION

A few days after the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Greek government responded positively to the request to send a weapons package to the defending country.


Haggling over Greek aid to Ukraine
FOREIGN POLICY

The protracted nature of the war in Ukraine and the signal sent a few days ago by the US Congress of the continued bipartisan commitment to Ukraine, with a substantial aid package, are putting pressure on Europeans to continue the flow of weapons systems and ammunition to Ukrainian forces.