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REVOLUTION OF THE MIND SERIES: WAR ZONE MADNESS

Andreas C Chrysafis The prosperous and proud countries of Syria and Iraq have been fighting the ravages of war-madness for years. The Gulf War (1990-1) was the start and the ultimate demise of those nations. Fortified by a US-led coalition, foreign forces have in the end established a permanent footing in that region and things have never been the same ... Read More »

REVOLUTION OF THE MIND: G20 And Double Standards

By Andreas C Chrysafis Out of the G20 Summit came a most profound statement; one that exposed how insincere world powers have become! If the Summit had been the gathering of great minds dedicated to resolving great social issues the world would have become a better place to live in. Instead, behind the facade of such gatherings, an ungodly arrogance ... Read More »

Catastrophe

DEAN KALIMNIOU On that day, 93 years ago this month, frightened, hungry and brutalised refugees massed on the quayside, frantically trying to save themselves from rape or murder by the crazed soldiers and irregulars who would pick them off from the crowd at random, strip them of everything they owned and attempt to satiate an almost insatiable lust for inflicting ... Read More »

The Barbarian Invasions

DEAN KALYMNIOU “The situation is dire. Waves and waves of illegal immigrants are flooding our shores. We are dealing with an invasion. We are not safe anymore.” This is the manner in which a cousin from Samos expressed his feelings about the flood of refugees reaching the shores of that island, along with many others, in their thousands recently. Those ... Read More »

What crisis?

DEAN KALYMNIOU Crisis? What crisis? This is the caption posted by a Facebook ‘friend,’ below a photograph of a stereotypical Aegean beach. All the accoutrements of a ‘perfect’ holiday are present: the impossibly blue waters, the sun-bleached pebbles, the pastel multi-coloured beach umbrellas, the oiled skin of the southerners in various gradations of burn, a half-finished frappe fermenting within arm’s ... Read More »

VANISHING CYPRUS: Cyprus–Russian Link and IS extremism

By Andreas C Chrysafis March, 2015 (No 70) © The geopolitical changes in the Eastern Mediterranean have become like shifting sand; land is gained and lands are lost; souls vanquish and lives perish at each day’s passing! With the Assad ‘regime change” and Jihad atrocities in Syria and Iraq, stability its shaky to say the least. Evidently, accordingly to military ... Read More »

ISIS the product of the so-called Free Syrian Army strikes again!

Introductory Remarks What can be said? Simply it is a pity that those political leaders within the West and the Arab Gulf countries who are responsible for supporting Jihadist scum like ISIS are not its victims…..But if history is anything to go by, such criminal acts do not go unpunished or remain isolated and confined to their particular scene. And if ... Read More »

Europe could switch stance on Syria due to ISIS threat

  By REUTERS 19/02/2015 The EU currently imposes sanctions on officials, businessmen, institutions and trade, and bans the import of Syrian oil or petroleum products. Beirut/Paris: Some European Union countries which withdrew their ambassadors from Syria are saying privately it is time for more communication with Damascus even though Britain and France oppose it, diplomats said. Those states have become ... Read More »

VANISHING CYPRUS: CAN TURKEY BE TRUSTED?

By Andreas C Chrysafis October, 2014 (No61) © Dressed in black and with faces hidden, a dark evil force has arrived in our midst to instill fear and brutality the world has not experienced since medieval times. It is purely driven by a religious frenzy brainwashed and consumed by an insatiable anti-western hatred. Seeing the brutalities committed, one could say ... Read More »

Orphaned Girls and 12 Nuns Abducted from Maaloula’s St Thecla Convent – The Farcical Tragedy of the Syria Crisis Continues

These last few days have been a rather interesting one for the conflict in Syria. A conflict that we should cite has run a course of some 3 years, which initially was presented to the world by America, Israel and certain Gulf Arab and European countries as a popular uprising against Bashar Al-Assad’s regime that would herald democracy, freedom and ... Read More »