GREEK CURRENT

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Lebanon is dangerously close to becoming a failed state. Robert Nicholson and Richard Ghazal, two experts on the region, join The Greek Current to share their expertise on what’s going on in Lebanon, why it matters, what steps the US and the international community should take, and what’s at stake for the country’s and the region’s Christian population. 


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Tom Ellis, the editor-in-chief of Kathimerini English Edition, joins The Greek Current to analyze Prime Minister Mitsotakis’ visit to Libya on Tuesday and share his take on the future of Greek-Libyan relations.


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Eirini Chrysolora, a journalist at Kathimerini covering economic and financial affairs, joins The Greek Current to talk about the massive economic recovery and resilience plan – Greece 2.0 – that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis unveiled this week. 

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The issue of the Parthenon marbles was back in the headlines earlier in March, when British Prime Minister Boris Johnson issued a point-blank rejection of the sculptures being returned to Greece.

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Politico journalist Nektaria Stamouli joins The Greek Current to talk about the new migration pact the EU is working on, the kind of solidarity Europe’s frontline states like Greece want to see from their European partners, and the different challenges Greece is currently facing as a result of the migration crisis. 


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On Greece’s bicentennial, Professor Alexander Kitroeff joins us to discuss Philhellenism in the US during the Greek War of Independence, and highlights the many Americans from all walks of life who made notable contributions to Greece’s fight for freedom. 

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This week, Brussels is at the center of a number of important developments. These include the upcoming EU summit where European leaders will examine the bloc’s relationship with Turkey, and Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s meeting with the foreign ministers of NATO in his first official trip outside the US, which took place on Tuesday.




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Greek and Turkish diplomats met in Athens on Tuesday for the 62nd round of exploratory contacts. John Psaropoulos, an independent journalist based in Greece and Al Jazeera’s southeast Europe correspondent, joins The Greek Current with the key takeaways from the talks.

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Michael Rubin makes the case that it’s time to reconsider the decades-long diplomatic approach to solving the Cyprus problem, especially given Turkey’s recent maximalist calls for a two-state solution on the island.