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Dr. Kleanthis Kyriakidis

Dr. Kleanthis Kyriakidis

Senior Scholar - Diplomatic Affairs & Policy Planning.

Retired Naval Captain Dr. Kleanthis KYRIAKIDIS is an Assistant Professor and Program Director of the MA in Diplomacy at AUE. He holds three Masters’ Degrees, the last one from Harvard Kennedy School and a PhD on Political Islam from the UoA. 

Former advisor to the Alternate Minister of Defense and Plans and Policy Director of the Hellenic Navy. Published seven history and political science books, co-authored another seven and more than 250 articles and been a guest lecturer to Universities and Institutions around the Globe, including the NATO Defense College. 

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Defence & Military
Dr. Kleanthis Kyriakidis

Ukrainian Case: Does History Repeat Itself?

There has been a lot of talk as regards the historic analogies of the Russian invasion in Ukraine and other similar ones in the past. However, we should not misuse history and we can never be sure that we draw the correct conclusions. 

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Cultural Diplomacy
Dr. Kleanthis Kyriakidis

A “delayed Arab Spring” in Algeria Will Not Take Place, But How Dangerous the Future Might Be?

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”.

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Cultural Diplomacy
Dr. Kleanthis Kyriakidis

Military vs. Political Leaders: A Critical Relationship

“War is too important to be left to the generals”, remains Georges Clemenceau’s main contribution to the relationship between the military and the political leaders in wartime. Dr. Kyriakidis examines and analyzes the Critical importance and lays the importance of leadership while also the need for political decision engagement and making.

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Defence & Military
Dr. Kleanthis Kyriakidis

Sleeping With the Enemy

Almost a decade after Iraq, the mission seems almost accomplished. Winds of democratic reform sweep the entire Middle East. Why is anxiety our overwhelming feeling instead of happiness?

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