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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
Greece subsidizing Western National Security
At the end of October, Greece’s Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection Vassilis...
- Posted November 14, 2014
Who Lost Turkey?!
Over the past few weeks – and in some circles, over the past year...
- Posted October 19, 2014
Past As Prologue: Why The Centenial Of Genocides In Turkey Is Relevant Today
2015 will mark 100 years since genocidal policies against Turkey’s Christians – Armenians, Assyrians,...
- Posted September 13, 2014
Travel with a Purpose
Greeks in the diaspora are finalizing their plans to travel to the homelands this...
- Posted June 7, 2014
Time for a Youth Movement
At this year’s annual Cyprus Federation Conference, I moderated a panel discussing “youth” initiatives...
- Posted April 16, 2014
Time For The U.S. To Get Serious – And Honest – On Cyprus
With what was described as an “attaboy” call from Vice President Joe Biden to...
- Posted February 16, 2014
A Community Investment Strategy
The 2014 fundraising efforts for all of our community’s institutions are in high gear. ...
- Posted January 15, 2014