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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

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...

April 10, 2018 7:37 am

The Future of Greece-Israel Relations

The deterioration of relations between Israel and Turkey that began at the end of 2008 led the Israeli leadership to look for alternative alliances in...


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...


Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Welcome News of UAE Peace Deal

Jewish and pro-Israel groups praised on Thursday the news of the normalization deal reached between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations stated,...


Netanyahu Hails ‘New Era’ in Israel’s Relations With Arab...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the coming of a “new era” in his country's relations with the Arab world...

Middle East

Iran Official Says Israel-UAE Deal Will Not Secure Regional Peace

The agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates will not secure peace in the region, tweeted a special adviser on international affairs to the speaker of Iran’s parliament, in reaction...

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