The Day After
The Coronavirus crisis has pushed discussion of several other topics to the background, and...
- Posted March 24, 2020
Turkey’s Libya Gamble
On November 27, 2019, Turkey closed out a year during which it moved significantly...
- Posted January 13, 2020
Running Out of Excuses
When asked about sanctioning Turkey over its S-400 missile purchase during the recent NATO...
- Posted December 12, 2019
What If Greece Did Not Say “OXI”?
Most of us are at least one generation removed from World War II, but...
- Posted October 26, 2019
Turkey’s False Promises on Halki
During a recent press conference on international religious freedom, US Secretary of State Mike...
- Posted July 12, 2019
A Paradigm Shift
In its review of John Julius Norwich’s “The Middles Sea: A History of the...
- Posted April 25, 2019
A Legacy that can only be Captured by Poetry
In January, Hellenism lost a true giant when Nikos Mouyiaris passed away. Multiple tributes,...
- Posted March 13, 2019
Turkey cannot get both the S-400s AND the F-35s!
The week after the U.S.-Greece Strategic Dialogue kicked off, Turkey violated Greek airspace hundreds...
- Posted January 2, 2019
γνῶθι σεαυτόν: A Debate Over the Future of Hellenism is Long Overdue
As the news about Amazon picking Long Island City as one of its two...
- Posted December 2, 2018
What do we really want on the Macedonian Issue?
When Phillip II assumed the throne of Macedonia, his kingdom faced existential threats. He...
- Posted October 16, 2018
Turkey’s Terrible – But Predictable – Turn
The Washington Post recently adopted the motto “democracy dies in darkness”. But democracies can...
- Posted April 22, 2017
Delphi and The Diaspora
I had the privilege of being a participant at the second annual Delphi Economic...
- Posted March 17, 2017
Cultural Literacy as a New Year’s Resolution
Most people reading this have probably made a resolution to better themselves in some...
- Posted December 30, 2016
Distrust but verify
The famous American author Mark Twain supposedly said: “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it...
- Posted June 26, 2016
The Turkey You Should All Know…
Less than four years ago, those in the community seeking a more conciliatory (or...
- Posted April 30, 2016
The Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) and the American Jewish Committee (AJC) hosted their 3rd annual Advocacy Day
Members of HALC and the AJC flew in from around the country to promote...
- Posted March 24, 2016
To say that 2015 was a fascinating year for Hellenism would be an understatement. ...
- Posted January 10, 2016
A Bi-partisan Blunder in the Middle East
The complete undoing of the Middle East – a failed “Arab Spring”, the rise...
- Posted December 5, 2015
A Dinner in Europe
Students of American constitutional history may find much familiar in the present economic and...
- Posted October 26, 2015
GREECE SHOULD LOOK WEST – BUT BEYOND EUROPE
Over several meetings with community leaders over the summer, senior Obama Administration officials professed...
- Posted September 25, 2015
No Silver Bullets for Greece
Analyzing and opining on the Greek economic crisis (never mind advocating in Washington D.C. for...
- Posted June 28, 2015
Not yet time for Euphoria on Cyprus
After a dinner with President Nicos Anastasiades of the Republic of Cyprus and Mustafa...
- Posted May 18, 2015
DON’T LOOK TO KOLOKOTRONI, BUT TO THE GREEK WAR RELIEF FUND
After five years of crisis, it is unclear that worldwide Hellenism has risen to...
- Posted April 11, 2015
Debt, Democracy, Dignity
The results of the Greek elections have garnered Greece more attention than any time...
- Posted February 18, 2015
UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS
On Tuesday, December 16th, Senator Robert Menendez gave a rousing speech on the floor...
- Posted December 24, 2014