Ioannis Michaletos's blog
The Turkish foreign policy aims steadily over the past decade to extend its political, diplomatic reach into the Balkans following "soft power" tactics, especially in the education sector
The Greek minerals sector is a promising one regarding the country's economic recovery, although a set of issues have to be examined regarding the viability of exploitation in light of Greece's debt issue and participation in the Eurozone.
The instability in Northern Africa has implications regarding the supply of energy resources in Europe. The aftermath of the Arab Spring has resulted in a multitude of Islamist-related movements that threaten stability in the region.
The organized criminal activity in Southeastern Europe is as strong as ever, while a number of dvelopments points out that its empowerement will continue and its reach will expand.
Developments in the Balkans and in Kosovo in particular indicate that the Islamization process being driven by radical Sunnis will further destabilize the region which is also affected by nationalistic tendencies
The latest trends in the Illegal immigration movements in Greece and Southeastern Europe, indicate a shift in tactics of the human trafficking networks due to deteriorating local economic climate and political decisions both by the local governments and the EU.
The following report presents the main actions by the various Greek terrorists groups between 2008-2012. A short presentation and involvement of the main ones is also described along with detailed data for their attacks.
The war in Libya continues to haunt global and European security due to the aboundance of looted weaponry being trafficked across the Middle East
The world is about to experience a surge in energy consumption over the coming generation, as analyzed by most international authorities on the subject, bringing about potential high hydrocarbon prices and political upheaval.
The Turkish foreign police over the past decade follows fervently a public diplomacy policy, which is often coined as "Neo-Ottoman". The basic pillars of that policy are Sunni Islam and the Ottoman historical & cultural legacy