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Obama, in Germany, defends globalization

President Barack Obama brought his message of America’s enduring unity and cooperation to the heart of Europe Thursday, stressing to Germans and all Europeans that the United States will continue to engage with the world.
November 17, 2016

In Greece, Obama stresses importance of 'peaceful' transition of power in US

President Barack Obama has emphasized the importance of the "peaceful" transition of power in the U.S. as he spoke to the people of Greece Wednesday about democracy.
November 16, 2016

On final overseas trip, Obama reassures Europe

Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama was in Greece Tuesday, bringing to Europe much sought assurances about the U.S. commitment to NATO under the presidency of Donald Trump.
November 15, 2016

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