By BARRY RUBIN* Consider five factors that had no effect on the very warm reception given by President Barack Obama to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan: –While the U.S. government has pressured Erdogan not to visit the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, Erdogan announced in the White House Rose Garden that he would do so. An […]
Washington, DC – 72 Members of Congress, led by Representatives Brad Sherman (D-CA), Gus M. Bilirakis (R-FL), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), John Sarbanes (D-MD), Trent Franks (R-AZ), and Mike Pompeo (R-KS), urged the State Department to prioritize the release of two kidnapped Archbishops in a letter to Secretary Kerry.
By George C. Georgiou The Cyprus Economic Problem Cyprus has existed as a potential flashpoint of international conflict from the very beginning of its existence as an independent nation in 1960, when its anticolonial liberation struggle from Britain by the 80 percent Greek majority failed to achieve its national aspirations for enosis (union with Greece). […]
WASHINGTON, DC – As Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Erdogan continues his official U.S. state visit, a bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives introduced the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Act, a new measure calling upon the President to build upon the U.S. record of having recognized the Armenian Genocide by working toward improved Armenian-Turkish relations based […]
The International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board approved a €1 billion ($1.33 billion) loan over three years to help the island nation of Cyprus, a member of the European Union, to stabilize its financial sector and set public finances on a sustainable path.
BATON ROUGE, La.- Prominent Greek American John D. Georges, CEO of Georges Enterprises and the Georges Media Group, purchased The Advocate, one of the nation’s oldest and largest local daily newspaper and digital media outlets that currently serves the Louisiana communities of Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette and surrounding parishes. The Advocate was first published […]
By Justine Frangouli-Argyris Unemployment may have hit many industries in Greece but none more so than the realm of the mass media. As the newspaper To Paron reports, approximately 4,800 jobs were lost over the course of the last three years (2009-2012) among the country’s publicly traded media companies and, at the same time, thousands […]
By Soner Cagaptay Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov visited Ankara on April 17th, but the event went almost unnoticed. Despite deep differences between Ankara and Moscow over Syria, Turkey has refrained from rebuking Moscow. That’s because Turkey fears no country more than it fears Russia.
By Justine Frangouli-Argyris You can meet them at Rockland Shopping Centre, in the heart of Montreal’s Mount-Royal suburb, every Wednesday afternoon. They are a large group, some 30-odd, with the women seated on one side and the men on the other. Τhe gents reminisce about their youth and the glorious times spent fishing in Cape […]