Dr. Tassos Symeonides
(RIEAS Academic Advisor)
Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 9 July 2020
Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)
History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again.
Turkey’s history of bullying and militaristic threats towards her neighbors (and particularly Greece) can fill a multi-volume series of collected news stories and analyses. The man feeding this bubbling volcano of belligerence, Islamic killer fanaticism, and aggression is no other than sultan-for-life Erdogan, the neo-Ottoman president of Turkey, and his mentally unstable illusions of turning a country of over 84 million (and growing rapidly) into the fundamentalist Islamic center of the world...Read more