Dimitris Rapidis

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Far away from Europe and its interests, but so close in terms of geopolitical stabilities, North Korea has been steadily presented by the global media as one of the rogue states of the modern world. One of the last shelters of “offensive communism”, North Korea triggers the interest of the political analyst for this special… » read more

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Turkey is a robust country, a pivotal player in the entire region which encompasses the Middle East, the Southeastern Mediterranean basin, and the Balkans. It always had a special role in these three areas due to the long-held historical, political, cultural, and economic ties and relations. Lately, Turkey has achieved to unleash a fundamental geopolitical… » read more

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US President Barack Obama has decided to bring into office in CIA and Pentagon two figures that have been involved in the counter-terrorist war of the country against Islamic fundamentalism. John Brennan was positioned as chief counter-terrorism advisor to the President, whereas Chuck Hagel was assumed with the Ministry of Defence. But why such a… » read more

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US vs Standard & Poor’s

The US state has officially appealed against Standard & Poor’s (S&P) accusing the financial services company for purposedly upgrading toxic loans to category AAA in 2007, just few months before the mortgage meltdown was to be unveiled and started shrinking the American and then the global economy into downturn.

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Comment on African Jihadism

The richest, the most beautiful and resourceful continent of the World, Africa, is steadily plunged into a wide area of civil conflict and massacres, with major demand the rise into power for jihadists. The continent that has been for centuries the center of atrocities and expoitation by the European colonialism has never achieved to provide… » read more

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What comes after Chavez?

The Venezuelanian leader is passing through tough times with his health and the game over his succession has already started. There is a person who has supposedly received Chavez’s accreditation and approval, but the main question is whether or not Venezuela will be the same after Chavez.

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The rise of tax imposition rate for wealthy people in France has pushed Gerard Depardieu to launch an unprecedented polemique against Hollande’s administration. The outcome of the statement struggle ended up a couple of days ago, when Vladimir Putin decided to give Russian passport to Depardieu after the first denied his French citizenship.

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