Seizing opportunities amid heightened US ties

Katerina Sokou, a Theodore Couloumbis Research Fellow specializing in Greek-American relations at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), has unveiled her policy paper concerning the prospective trajectory of Greece’s bilateral relationship with the United States.

Weapons infrastructure upgrade urgent

The explosions in late July at a Hellenic Air Force ammunitions depot near the town of Nea Anchialos in central Greece has prompted a discussion on new security and fire safety protocols, and the replacement of tired infrastructure that can only just accommodate the military’s increasingly modern technological capabilities.

Have the police clocked out?

Greece’s police force has “enormous potential, as long as it is used correctly,” a retired high-ranking officer of the Hellenic Police (ELAS) said on TV the other day. That “correct use” is what seems so elusive.

Gerapetritis: ‘Sovereignty not up for discussion’

Speaking ahead of the next two Greek-Turkish milestones, the UN General Assembly in New York in mid-September and the High Council between Greece and Turkey toward the end of the year, Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis reiterated on Tuesday that the sole fundamental difference between the two countries, namely the delimitation of the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf, can be put to the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

The story of an amendment

The disparity between what is reported and the actual events can sometimes be truly remarkable.

Support infrastructure for new armaments questioned

Τhe shock of the ammunition depot blast on a Hellenic Air Force base near Volos in central Greece on July 27 has brought back the debate on whether the current infrastructure can accommodate new armaments.