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Afghanistan's black hole

Historical axiom: Afghanistan is a Graveyard of Empires
Ioannis Michaletos: October 6, 2016

Obama calls for orderly Brexit transition ahead of NATO Summit

After arriving in Warsaw early Friday morning for a NATO summit in what is expected to be his final presidential trip to the continent, U.S. President Barack Obama said he expects a smooth break-up between Britain and the European Union.
July 8, 2016

Tsipras leaves for Warsaw to attend NATO summit

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Thursday departed for Warsaw in order to attend a NATO summit taking place in the Polish capital on Friday and Saturday.
July 8, 2016

Balkan gas hub struggle

Reflections on the unstable role of Turkey regarding a gas transit route and hub in Southeastern Europe, and the alternative viable scenario
Ioannis Michaletos: June 17, 2016

NATO to send 4 international battalions to Baltics, Poland

NATO will agree to deploy four international battalions to Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania — countries that feel most threatened by Russia, alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday.
June 13, 2016

Putin warns of retaliation against US missile shield in Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that he would have no choice but to retaliate against the United States over the country’s missile defense system in Europe.
May 28, 2016

NATO welcomes Montenegro; Russia threatens sanctions

NATO officially invited Montenegro to become its 29th member Thursday, angering Russia, which already is threatening sanctions against what it calls a "friendly country."
May 21, 2016

Current Greek counter-terrorism threat assessment

As long as Greece remains a ‘transit’ country rather than a ‘prestige’ target, the overall danger level will be lower than that of Belgium or France.
Ioannis Michaletos: May 9, 2016

Erdogan's last stand

Turkish head of state faces hard time ahead as he managed to destabilize Turkey.
Ioannis Michaletos: April 7, 2016

Turkey: Between a rock and a hard place

Turkey's dilemmas based on the disastrous foreign policy of Erdogan.
Ioannis Michaletos: March 7, 2016