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Trump’s State Visit: When Food Trumps Politics

June 9, 2019 // - Cyprus - English

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles hosted a state banquet for President Donald Trump and the First Lady at Buckingham Palace last Monday. Like most Americans Donald Trump loves burgers but when a head of state is invited to a state banquet one hosts the office not the man so one could not lay on a burger feast. [Read more]

War In the Gulf?

May 19, 2019 // Cyprus Mail - Cyprus - English

DONALD Trump is well known for his desire to cut American military commitments overseas. Indeed, it is one of his most attractive characteristics. But his attention span is short, he plays a lot of golf, and he does not have the knack of choosing good advisers. His main domestic advisers on the Middle East are [Read more]

Stories of Peace and War

February 21, 2015 // Kathimerini - Cyprus - Greek

Historically, war and peace in Europe were interlocked with the success or failure of the balance of power among mainly France, the German federal states, Russia and the United Kingdom. The occasional weak links in this chain joined forces through alliance agreements to counterbalance the more powerful ones. These [Read more]

Menendez and Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone

November 12, 2014 // Kathimerini - Greece - Greek

Cyprus was faced with a difficult situation in a tension-packed political setting, in the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Both Cyprus and Greece should leverage the Greek diaspora in the United States, which has communication channels and the ability to put pressure on the decision-making process, as was amply [Read more]