The Jihadist threat in the EU

By Ioannis Michaletos/Basic outline of the Jihadist threat in the EU nowadays Trends ahead, in conjunction with ISIS decline The forthcoming USA-Russian joint action against ISIS together with Iraqi-Syrian and Turkish military advance will soon neutralize ISIS possibilities to claim…

Balkan Islamist galaxy in a nutshell

By Ioannis Michaletos The Balkan political environment is shaped-amongst other- by the existence of two political strains of Islam, the Wahhabis, related to the Saudis & Gulf states and the Muslim Brotherhood ones, related to the Turkish-Qatar axis. In both…

Afghanistan’s black hole

By Ioannis Michaletos Graveyard of Empires The expedition in Afghanistan by the international forces since 2001 has resulted so far in a titanic failure not only in terms of stabilizing and neutralizing international terrorism, but also in themes such as…

Saudi Arabia as a weak link

By Ioannis Michaletos/The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is in dire straits, witnessing a boomerang effect of the aftermath of the Arab Spring which still polarizes and engulfs the MENA region.     Almost 2 years after the ascendant to the…

Syria in a deadlock

By Ioannis Michaletos/The ongoing war in Syria, reaches again a deadlock, since it has become obvious that arms and other supplies towards the Jihadists factions are still flowing.   Furthermore the Islamic State (I.S.) despite losing around 80% of its…