Greece Is Getting Good at Geopolitics
How souring ties between Ankara and Washington benefit Athens.
Turkey’s Big Energy Grab
Ankara is eyeing the gas reserves around Cyprus, causing yet more international tensions.
Thousands of years ago, the ancient Greeks anticipated robots and artificial intelligence—and they didn’t trust them.
Turkey Is Hungry for War With Cyprus
Erdogan has rarely been so weak at home—or so aggressive with his neighbors in the Mediterranean.
U.S. Lawmakers Talk Turkey to Ankara
New legislation is aimed at forcing the recalcitrant NATO ally back into the fold.
Don’t Blame the Orthodox Church for Nasty Political Games in the Holy Land
The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate is not deliberately selling off land to Israeli settlers. It has been the victim of fraud and attacks by Israeli extremists.
Alexis Tsipras Is Smarter Than You Think
Greece’s prime minister has transformed from leftist firebrand to international statesman—and gotten more powerful at home in the process.
The Internet Is Going To End Up Like Greece
When the big players get away with open fraud, trust disintegrates.
Don’t Let Russia Get Its Way in Macedonia
Moscow wants this weekend’s referendum to fail, but Macedonians should vote to change their country’s name and join Europe once and for all.
It’s Time for Macedonia to Accept Compromise
Voters in the country’s upcoming name-change referendum should not allow nationalist opposition or foreign interference to stand in their way.
For Macedonia, Is Joining NATO and the EU Worth the Trouble?
A referendum could decide whether the country will change its name to gain entrance. But those prizes have lost their shine.
Alexis Tsipras Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize
Greece's prime minister, together with his partner in Macedonia, has created a model for solving identity clashes across the globe.
A Macedonia by Any Other Name
The Balkans desperately need help, but Greece won't stop picking a fight over what to call its northern neighbor.
Italy’s Election Is a Shipwreck
Italians are rearranging the deck chairs as their country irrevocably sinks.
Never Mind the Troika, Here’s Rouvikonas
Greece’s prolonged austerity has given rise to a movement of middle-class anarchism.