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UN: Migrant Death Toll Spikes in Mediterranean

More than 2,500 migrants have lost their lives trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe so far in 2016, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) announced Tuesday.
May 31, 2016

Mediterranean migrant deaths break records

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports that migrant deaths on the Mediterranean Sea routes to Europe are breaking all previous records.
October 31, 2015

The ISIS Expansion in Libya and Threats to the Mediterranean and North Africa

A detailed analysis on the impact of ISIS expansion in Libya and North Africa.
Ioannis Michaletos: March 24, 2015

Clear and present danger for European security by the missing Libyan arms

The war in Libya continues to haunt global and European security due to the aboundance of looted weaponry being trafficked across the Middle East
Ioannis Michaletos: February 16, 2013

Greece and Turkey: Offensive and Defensive Balance of Naval Power in 2012

The Greek and Turkish naval forces are two of NATO’s strongest and most experienced with the Greek Navy oriented almost exclusively towards Turkey.
Ioannis Michaletos: May 31, 2012

Greece and Turkey: Offensive and Defensive Balance of Air Power in 2012

Greece has historically enjoyed a qualitative advantage over Turkey until the early 1990s, at which point Turkey increased its joint training program with the US and Israel.
Ioannis Michaletos: February 20, 2012

Natural gas exploration in Eastern Mediterranean increases political risk

The potential existence of a considerable amount of energy offshore Israel - gas that is neither Eurasian nor Middle Eastern - has direct geopolitical implications.
Ioannis Michaletos: September 27, 2011

It’s not only the economy: The Greek Crisis and its geopolitical consequences

A serious question that arises from the Troika's involvement in Greece's domestic politics is whether Athens will be able to exercise a totally independent foreign policy.
Mottas: January 17, 2011