Stories of the American conquest of Native Americans with its solution of placing them on reservations were particularly popular in Germany early in the Twentieth Century including with Adolf Hitler [...]
The name “Macedonia” today belongs to two independent states: Greece and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). A memory of the political-military achievements of Macedon kings Philip II and Alexander the Great are living in political narratives in both countries who derived great pride from their self-understood association with the name Macedonia […]READ MORE The Geopolitics of the Macedonian Ethnogenesis
Preface It is quite true that “Macedonian national identity is one of the most complex in the Balkans”. The present-day Macedonians are having a century…READ MORE Who are (not) Modern-Day Macedonians?
“I can still see it very clearly, I have not forgotten,” says Títos Patríkios. “The Athens police firing on the crowd from the roof of…READ MORE Athens Massacre of 1944: Britain’s Dirty Secret of Winston Churchill
After all the initial eu(ro)phoria and hopes placed upon the original concept of a non-aligned, social-democratic Euro-bloc, the reality has turned out somewhat differently. In…READ MORE What is the European Union for?
The “Macedonian Question” is today actual for several reasons of whom two are of the fundamental importance: 1. The Albanian secessionism in the FYROM; and 2. The Greek dispute with the FYROM authorities over several issues […]READ MORE The State-Name of “Macedonia”?
Even more significantly for the assimilation of Paionia into the Greek world are the dedications of statues of Paionian kings made at Delphi and Olympia, and especially the bronze head of a Paionian bison, also at Delphi. See BCH 1950:22, Inschriften von Olympia 303; and Pausanias 10.13.1, respectively […]READ MORE FYROM Should be Named Paionia as it was 2,500 Years Ago
German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reviewed a book called “Reparation Debt Mortgages of German Cccupation in Greece and Europe”, in which historian Karl Heinz Roth and researcher Hartmut Rubner, present documents of the dispute and conclude that, even though Berlin claims the war reparations issue was resolved in 1960, in fact nothing has been done about it […]READ MORE German Researchers: Berlin Owes Greece €185 Bln in WW II Reparations
The term “Macedonia” has always been used for a wider geographical area, approximately 51 percent of which is part of Greece, 38 percent of which is in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and 9 percent of which is in Bulgaria […]READ MORE The Name ‘Macedonia’ cannot Work
Cypriots are prepared to make difficult, and in many cases painful, compromises on issues like territory, power sharing, and property […]READ MORE A Letter From the Greek American Community on the Cyprus Talks