The Danger of Electing Che Tsipras

- March 3, 2014

If major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) leader Alexis “Che” Tsipras becomes Greek Prime Minister, the country will soon be seeing lots of red.

Greek Shipowners: The Aegean Pirates

- February 23, 2014

When it comes to self-professed patriots and breast-beaters for the Greek flag, few can compete with the ultra-rich tycoons of Greece’s shipping industry.

The Never-Ending Cyprus Problem

- February 14, 2014

Along with the irresolute problem of Middle East peace there is no more tedious news story than the vexing problem of reunifying Cyprus, split since a 1974 invasion by Turkey.

Modern Greek Math Just “Don’t Add Up”

- February 8, 2014

You’d think the country that perfected mathematics, from Autolycus’ On The Moving Sphere and Euclid’s Elements, more than 2,300 years ago would be able to […]

What A Golden Dawn Nazi Mayor Means

- January 31, 2014

Greece’s ultra-far right super-duper extremist Golden Dawn non-spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris, one of the party leaders arrested on charges of running a criminal gang, says he wants to be Mayor of Athens, even if he has to rule from jail.

Xiros Makes Greece Pay Wages of Fear

- January 25, 2014

One certainty about terrorists, who, by definition, are zealous nuts, is that they will never change their ways, which is what Christodoulos Xiros from the […]

Greek Terrorists Get Out Of Jail Free

- January 18, 2014

This was the choice that convicted November 17 terrorist Christodoulos Xeros, 55, serving six life sentences for the murders of six people, including officials attached […]

Hold Your Horses, Amb. Theros

- January 12, 2014

Ambassador Theros went a bit overboard in his praise of Secretary Kerry in his column, “If You Weren’t Thrilled with 2013, Just Wait until 2014” […]

Arms Scandal Left Greek Defenseless

- January 12, 2014

Corruption is not a victimless crime, and it’s costly. When politicians or civil servants steal from the state, the cost is passed on to taxpayers […]

The Reasons Why Greece is So Corrupt

- January 4, 2014

This isn’t opinion, it’s fact: Transparency International ranks Greece the most corrupt country in the European Union, which is saying something when you consider Italy […]