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George N. Tzogopoulos is a Lecturer at the Democritus University of Thrace and Visiting Lecturer at the European Institute of Nice.

ARTICLES BY: George N. Tzogopoulos

August 17, 2020 4:36 am

Can Israel, Greece, and Turkey Cooperate?

The father of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, former Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis, made the far-sighted decision in 1990 to recognize the Jewish state de...

July 30, 2020 6:04 am

Amid US Vacuum, Israel and Mediterranean Allies Must Be Wary of Turkey

“Instability in the Eastern Mediterranean” is a commonplace phrase, and with good reason. In parallel with the civil wars in Syria and Libya, the power...

June 17, 2020 7:16 am

Israel’s Mediterranean Ties Go Beyond a Pipeline

On May 14, 2020, the Greek parliament ratified a memorandum of understanding for the construction of the EastMed pipeline. Τhe governing New Democracy party, the...

June 11, 2020 6:40 am

Athens and Jerusalem Have a Diplomatic Opportunity

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between Greece and Israel. In 2015, two years before his death, Prime...

June 2, 2020 4:21 am

Honest News Reporting and Government Accountability Are Being Tested in the Age of Coronavirus

The closure of The Canadian Jewish News and last-minute rescue of The Jewish Chronicle, the world’s oldest Jewish newspaper, show how abruptly and severely coronavirus...

April 22, 2020 6:02 am

Coronavirus and the Danger of Traditional and Cyber Threats

The coronavirus is injecting uncertainty into almost every dimension of life, and there is much international debate about the potential consequences of the pandemic on...

March 31, 2020 6:56 am

Amid Coronavirus, the Danger — and Promise — of the Internet

The identification and isolation of individuals infected and quarantined with coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as people with whom they have been in contact, is considered...

October 18, 2019 1:32 pm

Lithuania’s Past, Antisemitism, and Israel

Lithuanians generally prefer to approach their own history by honoring their fighters for resisting Soviet rule -- and ignoring their active collaboration with the Nazis....

April 11, 2019 7:13 am

For Israel, a New EastMed Friendship — With US Support

Cyprus, Greece, and Israel are developing a solid partnership in the Eastern Mediterranean because they share similar interests and values, and are reliable allies. They...

January 1, 2019 7:58 am

Israel, Greece, and Cyprus Join Hands in Beersheba - Israel, Greece, and Cyprus are building a democratic bloc in the eastern Mediterranean. Their recent trilateral summit in Beersheba highlighted the strong momentum...

November 6, 2018 10:36 am

Pragmatism Drives the China-Israel Partnership

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan, who came to Israel at the end of October, was the highest-ranking Chinese official to visit Israel since 2000. The...

October 16, 2018 5:41 am

Merkel’s Approach to Israel Has Not Progressed - German-Israeli relations are difficult in view of Germany’s Nazi past. Angela Merkel does not ignore her country’s history, and has played a significant...

June 12, 2018 8:02 am

Cyprus, Greece, and Israel Chart a Common Path

Cyprus, Greece, and Israel are steadily building a democratic geopolitical bloc in the Eastern Mediterranean. They are exploring ways to collaborate in fields ranging from...

May 31, 2018 12:29 pm

Is the EU Finally Waking Up to the Dangers of Iran?

When Donald Trump decertified the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in October 2017, the EU thought a “solved” problem had returned to the agenda for...


Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...


China’s ByteDance Gets Trump Nod to Avoid TikTok Shutdown

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States, even as it appeared to...


Report: Trump Administration Seeking Direct Israel-Lebanon Talks on Maritim...

The Trump administration is once again seeking direct talks between Israel and Lebanon on setting their maritime border -- which...

Middle East

Iran’s Rouhani Says US Faces Defeat in Bid to Reimpose UN Sanctions

The United States faces defeat in its move to reimpose UN sanctions on Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, as Washington declared all UN sanctions on Iran had...

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