Greece’s super-weapon

We often talk about the Rafale jets, submarines, F-16s and other assets of the Greek arsenal, but overlook the greatest weapon we have – and one that Turkey can never obtain, no matter what it does.

The messages from the PM’s Washington visit

Highlighting Greece’s role as a reliable partner and effective ally in a turbulent region where geopolitical connections and major interests are at stake, as well as the historic ties between Greece and the US were the key parameters of Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ recent visit to the Washington.

PM honors top Greek Americans for their contribution

The Greek-American community represents an “unshakable bond” that will always bind the two countries together, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told a Joint Session of Congress on his recent visit to Washington.

Mitsotakis’ US visit in pictures

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis completed a landmark almost three-day visit to the United States on Tuesday which was crowned by a historic speech at the Congress following a meeting with President Joe Biden at the White House.

Erdogan blackmail over F-16s and F-35s

Turkey’s opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO under the pretext they harbor terrorists is seen in Athens as a cynical attempt to blackmail the US into agreeing to the lifting of all sanctions against the Turkish defense industry.

Rebutting Turkey, Biden lauds NATO bids of Sweden, Finland

Flanked by the leaders of Finland and Sweden, President Joe Biden forcefully supported their applications to join NATO on Thursday as Russia’s war in the heart of Europe challenges the continent’s security. The US president rejected Turkey’s opposition, insisting the two countries “meet every NATO requirement and then some.”

The impact of the Greek-American community

A lot is said every so often about the role and influence of the Greek diaspora, and given that the United States is the most powerful nation in the world right now, it’s no surprise that in that context it is the Greek-American community that is getting much of the attention.

Turkey’s NATO veto threats upset Congress members

The threats of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to veto the NATO membership applications of Sweden and Finland has not been received well by members of the United States Congress according to an article by the Washington Post on Thursday.

Athens reaps benefits of PM’s US visit

The almost three-day visit to the US by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, which was accompanied not only by the warm meeting in the White House with US President Joe Biden, but also by the historic speech in the US Congress, was welcomed in Athens for the positives he took away.

Bicameral resolution seeks to reaffirm US-Greek ties

A resolution was submitted to the US Senate earlier this week seeking to reaffirm “the historic and present role of Greece in the defense of democracy” and the “continued partnership with Greece to bolster energy cooperation.”

The Right weaponizes America against itself

In the broadest sense, what goes by the name “replacement theory” – the idea that American elites are conspiring to replace so-called real Americans with immigrants from poor countries – is merely a description of the American way, enshrined in tradition, codified by law, promoted by successive generations of American leaders from Washington and Lincoln to Kennedy and Reagan.

A very good moment

Apart from its historic significance, the Greek prime minister’s address to a Joint Meeting of the US Congress on Tuesday was also very effective in terms of promoting Greece’s image to the world.

Greek FM slams Turkish revisionism

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has expressed confidence that the United States views Greece as a reliable partner, while criticizing “erratic” Turkey for pursuing revisionist policies in violation of international law.