A distinguished U.S. diplomat, the late Larry Eagleburger, quipped in 1979 we would soon miss the USSR. He was a little premature on the “soon” but correct otherwise.
Whether or not one agrees that climate change directly affects our lives, there is no disputing that weather patterns have changed in the last few […]
Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s seems to have accepted his country will never become a member of the European Union despite its economic attractions.
The saga of Christodoulos Xiros, the Nov. 17 terrorist who skipped out on leave, shows Greece is far from re-establishing a viable political system.
January, the month during which we celebrate The Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters, is a great time for some self-reflection. In our time, theologians like […]
The Revolution of the Ayatollah Khomeini in 1979 followed almost immediately by the Mujahedeen movement in Afghanistan inspired an Islamic awakening that has unfolded in […]
The appalling bloodshed in the Middle East has led many generally well-meaning Americans to demand that we “do something” about it. Many, and not just […]
Here we go again, hearing those of us with inflated egos predict what will happen in the next 12 months. The year 2013 confirmed this […]
As Greece is going through a period of economic devastation and political schism, it is worthwhile to remember what took place in the streets of […]
As I reflect on how New York City’s health problems can be solved, I am savoring the remarks of a new Mayor with ideas to […]