Andreas Andrianopoulos is a former minister in several Greek governments and nine-term member of the Greek parliament.
Trumpism appears to respond to the American electors' expectations when they decided on the new incumbent of the White House.
In the future the role of energy will not subside. Under the various transformations that will emerge, resources will always be important for the lives of nations and their peoples. War and peace will continue to be decided on tables where energy deals will be negotiated.
Big energy suppliers are able to move away from political marginalization and enter the mainstream arena of international politics. In our era, energy protagonists will also play the leads in the drama of geopolitics.
In Greece we witnessed this repulsive, internally-generated tragedy in all its horrifying glory. Unfortunately we may soon see more far-reaching consequences…
Why should the Kremlin jeopardise a carefully cultivated cordial relationship with Athens just to pursue a dead-end policy on the issue of Skopje? After all, that’s an issue of paramount importance to Greece.
Suspicion toward Brussels elitism, on the one hand, and widespread mistrust regarding the behaviour and intentions of Muslim newcomers, on the other, runs deep amidst the ranks of Central and East Europeans and their elected representatives.
Among other unsustainable arguments there is a new line of thought. The inflow of primarily Muslim illegitimate migrants to Europe, runs this narrative, is due to economic liberalism!
In times of uncertainty and political fluidity the need for stability is paramount. The public is concerned over the future in degrees higher than usual.
Geography is usually the dominant factor in in the evolution of international affairs. It commands respect for its whims from ordinary people and close scrutiny of its requirements and overall needs.
The world is changing and it appears that Europe is stuck with the mistakes made by Brussels and the German Chancellor. It is inevitable however that events will follow a different course.