In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a king who incurred the wrath of the gods and was punished by being compelled to roll a boulder up a hill.
To Russia, the US supported an aggressive Georgian President, exaggerated the Iranian threat and now is pushing Ukraine to close Russian bases.
The Crimean Peninsula has seen much pain and certainly war in its history and as much of Russia’s past, it’s about the acquisition of territory.
Hollywood actor-director-activist George Clooney has rightfully said that the Parthenon Marbles don’t belong in the British Museum but in Greece.
Having served on the periphery of Robert Gates’ life during my career, the screaming headlines about his “tell all” memoir of his tenure as Secretary […]
Ten years into power, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s administration may have to face a familiar foe to stay that way: the military he ousted.
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.