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An Unorthodox Game of Thrones: How Hack Journalists are Harming the Phanar and Hellenism

An Unorthodox Game of Thrones: How Hack Journalists are Harming the Phanar and Hellenism

This past October marked Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s 30th anniversary at the helm of Orthodoxy’s senior see in Constantinople, making him one of the longest tenured patriarchs in the history of the Church, but also one of the longest-serving contemporary religious leaders worldwide.
Germany’s Long Overdue History Lesson: The Case for Greek War Reparations

Germany’s Long Overdue History Lesson: The Case for Greek War Reparations

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Greece on its national day of October 28th to bid ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to Hellas and its people, who suffered so greatly during her tenure due to the malicious policies that she put in place.
On Strategy: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

On Strategy: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

This fall has proven especially active for Greek diplomacy.
Fortune Never Helps the Fainthearted or Those Who Press Their Luck

Fortune Never Helps the Fainthearted or Those Who Press Their Luck

The ‘thriller’ regarding the selection of the Hellenic Navy’s new frigate came to a favorable conclusion and the announcement regarding the signing of a deal with France for the acquisition of the new generation digital frigate Belh@rra – arguably the finest ship in its class – was received with a major sigh of relief by the Greek armed forces, as well as Hellenes everywhere who are concerned about the security and defense of their homeland in the face of growing Turkish expansionism.
Discord and Dysfunction in the Community Risks Growing Disdain for Institutions

Discord and Dysfunction in the Community Risks Growing Disdain for Institutions

The Fall is off to a bad start for the organized (sic) Greek-American Community.
Seeing Off a National Icon to the Neighborhood of the Angels

Seeing Off a National Icon to the Neighborhood of the Angels

World-renowned composer Mikis Theodorakis left for the ‘neighborhood of the angels’ earlier this month.
Hubris and Hamartia Continue Their Ancient Cycle

Hubris and Hamartia Continue Their Ancient Cycle

The resignation of New York’s governor Andrew Cuomo following a scathing report by the state Attorney General that left him facing the prospect of impeachment marks the political downfall of a once seemingly invisible national political figure.
The Shadow of 1974 Looms Ominously Over the Hellenic Republic

The Shadow of 1974 Looms Ominously Over the Hellenic Republic

The fact that the restoration of democracy in Greece following a seven-year junta in July 1974 falls so close to the infamous anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus codenamed ‘Attila’ has a symbolic significance, beyond just the historic cause and effect linking the two events.
Addressing the Underlying Problem behind Administrative Dysfunction in the Community

Addressing the Underlying Problem behind Administrative Dysfunction in the Community

For some weeks now, the administrative crisis plaguing the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York – theoretically, the most comprehensive collective body in the Tri-State Area – has come to a head, disrupting scheduled elections.
Greece Continues to Surrender Goals by Supporting the “Mistake by the Lake”

Greece Continues to Surrender Goals by Supporting the “Mistake by the Lake”

The witless deal between ex-Premier Alexis Tsipras and his Skopjian counterpart Zoran Zaev at Lake Prespa (aka ‘the Mistake by the Lake’) three years ago continues to manifoldly manifest its colossal folly.