George Pagoulatos writes about the new introspection which the Russian invasion of Ukraine has sparked in the West, and explains why Germany is not to blame for Putin’s aggression. Click to read the article, in Greek. It is also available in German.
EU must react, but also look ahead – eKathimerini.com 23/04/2022
What responsibility does the European Union have to intervene in a war it didn’t cause, involving a country beyond its political borders? The same responsibility an adult has when they witness a child being beaten up by the neighborhood bully. Intervention is a moral duty; indeed, there is even a legal responsibility to protect. Europe’s values will be null and…
Reacting today, but taking responsibility for the next day, too Kathimerini 10/04/2022
George Pagoulatos writes about how Europe has reacted to the repeated crises facing it, the Putin regime, the role of the US, and the next day for the military conflict in Ukraine. Click to read the aricle, in Greek.
The dense, turbulent 21st century – Kathimerini 27/03/2022
It’s been one crisis after another for the last 20 years. Greece has been at the center of some, and battered by the tidal-wave aftershocks of others. The 21st century began with the attack on the Twin Towers. The West awoke to the asymmetric threat of radical Islam, a threat it would find itself confronting at home (UK, Spain, France)…
The wicked chess player and Catherine the Great – Kathimerini 13/03/2022
George Pagoulatos explains that Putin “with one move managed to revive NATO, to unite Europe against it, to boost European defense integration, to ridicule all his friends (from Trump, to Le Pen, to Salvini), to justify anti-Russian atavism and turn a “brotherly” neighboring nation into an enemy.” Click to read the article, in Greek.