“Obvious Success or hidden failure? The change from reactive to proactive policies by countries and organizations involved: Greece as a case study”
- Sustainability, Development & Growth
- November 27, 2016
The geopolitical and strategic environment is fluctuating. Both, political and military forces re-emerge in territories and areas of geostrategic concern, where the story or stories are unfinished; all at the same time… and this is a scary element to know of...
The Glaucus discovery, it could be a game changer discovery for the development of gas reserves of the Republic of Cyprus as secures the involvement of the Exxon Mobil-QP consortium, and this involvement increases the confidence of ENI and TOTAL for the development of Kalypso
A diplomatic offensive is building up the last week to force East Mediterranean countries to bend over to pressure of Washington and even Ankara.
Η αξιολόγηση της πολιτικής και στρατιωτικής κατάστασης της Ελλάδος θέτει πέντε βασικά ζητήματα που πρέπει να αντιμετωπιστούν άμεσα. Όλα αυτά τα ζητήματα απαιτούν εις βάθος μελέτη και συζήτηση σε ανώτερα στρατιωτικά και πολιτικά φόρουμ.
As already indicated by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Washington’s official push is to assist East Mediterranean countries, to start by Cyprus, to export its gas to Europe. The US official indicated several time that the push for East Med gas to the EU is to lessen the latter’s growing dependence on Russian gas supplies.
This article tries to analyze the situation in Algeria, offering the historic and political context of this country that led to a bloody civil war and the 20-years Bouteflika rule ever since. It also examines the dynamics of the political landscape and tries to predict the perils and prospects after the future “change of guards”.
In 2018, Ukraine saw the biggest surge in measles outbreaks of all European countries, with a 634 percent increase in cases. From 2017 to 2018 to an astonishing 53,000 cases were reported in Ukraine
Italy has officially announced its intention to endorse and participate in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Michele Geraci, the undersecretary in the economic development ministry, suggested that Italy planned to sign a memorandum of understanding to support BRI.
The East Med region, currently fully on the front pages of the international media due to the ongoing offshore gas discoveries in Egypt, Israel and Cyprus, is undergoing radical change.
Countering hybrid threats requires a cultural shift from the expeditionary-only (away game) mind-set in which ministries of foreign affairs and ministries of defense have primacy to one where ministries of the interior and public protection often take on a leading role
The Comprehensive Approach (CA) is a way to achieve a common understanding and approach among all actors of the International Community through the coordination and de‐confliction of political, development and security efforts in solving an international crisis.
Provided that American forces will eventually withdraw, Trump’s strategy, no matter how ambitious or theoretically promising it is, runs a serious risk, not unlike the one that the US faced in Iraq.
The present article is inspired by a first analysis based on the article of “A. Xenofontos; “Managing Investor-State Disputes in Upstream Oil and Gas Industry: IOCs’ Perspective” OGEL 4 (2018)
This Op-Ed tries to analyze the present and possible future of Europe in a Globalized world, the rise of populism which leads to fragmentation, the tendencies which threaten the core values of the EU with Islamophobia being the prevailing one, and recommends a framework for the Europeans to solve our identity problems without abandoning our democratic principles.