Merely outlawing Golden Dawn is not enough

Recently the Guardian published an article about whether young people are more tolerant than their parents. Not restricting its attention to the UK, the article includes several states from around the world, including Greece. The Greek youth appear to have shown high support for Golden Dawn, an ideological offspring of the abhorrent Nazi worldview, which […]

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Aggressive, Assertive and Approximative: how Russia, China and Europe adapt to the changing global order

What is the common denominator between Russia’s interventions in Ukraine and Syria, and China’s flourishing strategic investment initiatives, which have grasped so much attention lately, such as the One Belt One Road initiative or the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank? They are both the result of foreign policy adjustments to the changing world order. The current […]

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Solidarity out of self-interest

Crisis mode has become the new normal for European leaders. Over the past five years, the EU has held its breath over the euro crisis leaving visible scars on its functioning and the way, how Member States deal with each other. Dissent over the right prescriptions for the crisis management brought about severe tensions between […]

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What Putin wants (in Syria)

In the 2000 romantic comedy ‘What women want’, Mel Gibson played the character of an egotistic, insensible seducer. Following a bizarre accident, he becomes able to hear the thoughts of women around him and, as a result, to anticipate their deepest desires. These days, most Western officials and foreign policy observers wished they could become […]

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Broadening the concept of Greek identity as an approach to facilitate immigrant integration processes

Besides a devastating economic crisis, Greece is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis unparalleled in recent times. The country, which constitutes a major entry point for refugees and migrants fleeing war-torn areas, persecution or conditions of extreme poverty, is struggling to offer adequate protection and even basic supplies to those in need. Only during the […]

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