NATO’s seventy years birthday will be celebrated at the London summit in December, but not in a festive atmosphere as it will appropriate and given the criticism of French President Emmanuel Macron as to how he sees NATO’s function. Of course, President Macron particular criticism that NATO is “brain-dead” is based on the ever-increasing autonomy
The Turkish invasion of northern Syria and its successful military outcome for Turkey, while the inability to establish an intense and well-organised EU response on this issue, highlighted the very low power that the EU holds to influence any geopolitical developments in the Middle East neighbourhood. This EU weakness is based on geopolitical mistakes in
The Greek government, in cooperation with the EU-Commission, should make a derogation in respect of a specific asset of the Greek state which is wrongly led to a long-term lease scheme with a very low price and a correspondingly small expected benefit to the Greek state, in relation to its value and the prevailing macroeconomic
The UK’s secession from the EU is an essential and huge-dimensional blow at both geopolitical and geo-strategic levels for the EU. The EU losing its ranks in the UK is essentially losing a member-country with a highly developed economy and a commercial capability that has one of the three most developed global financial systems, which
The new European Commission led by Ursula von der Layen has yet another great thorn to face in terms of further or no enlargement of the EU. The new Commission Committee should decide whether the EU will be enlarged by including the Western Balkan countries. A very difficult decision, given that the EU member-countries are
After the decision of the referendum in the UK (23/06/2016) as to the non-stay of UK (United Kingdom) in the EU (European Union) and the UK and EU efforts since that date to agree on a “consensual divorce” with the least cost for both sides, are being made very important rearrangements in the geopolitical field.
The current developments in the Southeastern European area, and especially in the geopolitical area called the Balkans, due to the rivalry between the major powers (mainly the US, EU and UK) towards Russia and the attempt to prevent Russia from penetrating the region, create flammable situations for the peoples of the region. The beginning of
Given the competition that exists between both the peoples and their respective states, a state becomes powerful because of the military equipment it holds so that when sometimes require from the circumstances, to be able as much to resort to the use of arms as to flaunt its power. The tools that secure the power