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Craig Whitlock responds to Philip Atticus

Dear Mr. Ammerman, Thanks for the note and for taking the time to write, though of course I’m sorry you didn’t like the article. You make a good point and raise a legitimate question about why the article quoted so many people from Skopje, as opposed to sources from Greece. Please allow me to explain. The purpose of reporting the […]

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Is there a Rift between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of “Macedonia” on Alexander?

Is there a Rift between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of “Macedonia” on Alexander?

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris On a Washington Post article, (“Another Rift Between Greece, Macedonia, Both Lay Claim to Alexander the Great”, July 28, 2009) Craig Whitlock is intend on sending us scrambling back to our History books. Should we be talking about Alexandros o Megas /ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ o ΜΕΓΑΣ or Aleksandar Veliki / Александар Велики? Was he Greek or was he […]

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An excellent response to the biased Washington Post’s article about the Greece – FYROM dispute

By Philip Atticus Craig Witlock’s articles in the Washington Post, Another Rift Between Greece, Macedonia Both Lay Claim to Alexander the Great, of July 28th is hardly an objective piece of reporting. I find it highly questionable, for instance, that Mr. Witlock refers to no less than 6 pro-FYROM sources in the article (Foreign Minister Antonio Milososki; President Gjorge Ivanov, […]

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Press Release of the Macedonian Studies Center and the Pan-Macedonian Association of USA & Canada

Press Release of the Macedonian Studies Center and the Pan-Macedonian Association of USA & Canada

        PAN MACEDONIAN STUDIES CENTER, INC. ΚΕΝΤΡΟ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΙΚΩΝ ΣΠΟΥΔΩΝ A Non-profit 501(c)(3) Organization                                                              149-14th Ave, Whitestone, NY 11357-1730, U.S.A.,                                                   Tel. 718-747-0488 – Fax 718-747-0489                                        Press Release of the Macedonian Studies Center and the Pan-Macedonian Association of USA & Canada   Author:  Christos Karatzios M.D.                                                 Communication: Nina Gatzoulis: [email protected]   New York-March 26, 2009   RE: […]

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EU enlargement and Greek-Turkish relations in retrospective

By The long established framework of Greek-Turkish relations has been defined by divergent views on the motives of state international behavior and the means used to achieve national goals. Greek revised policy vis-à-vis Turkey has facilitated Ankara´s European orientation. For long, Athens had been the only evident hurdle in Turkey´s EU accession, although several partners had expressed their reservations. Eventually […]

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The Macedonian Dispute as a Yugoslav-Bulgarian conflict

Dr. George Voskopoulos July 22, 2008 The name dispute between Greece and FYROM has been seen primarily as a conflict between Greece and FYROM. Yet historically the third factor of the dispute was Bulgarian policy and its aim to annex Yugoslav and Greek Macedonia. This very aim gave Belgrade a powerful motive in creating and cementing a distinct, artificial “Macedonian” […]

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Redefining US foreign policy and interests in south-eastern Europe

Dr. George Voskopoulos June 25, 2008 For almost half a century of Cold War antagonism US foreign policy played a catalytic role in keeping allies together and providing sound and much required leadership. Joseph Nye rightly suggested that for “almost five decades, the containment of Soviet power provided a North Star to guide American foreign policy”. Washington was the provider […]

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The real hurdles to FYROM´s NATO and EU membership

Dr. George Voskopoulos in American Chronicle June 12, 2008 The recent elections in FYROM brought to the surface the issue of the rule of law in terms of electoral practices and democratic consolidation. According to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and its international election observation mission for the parliamentary elections in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia […]

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The Greece-FYROM 1995 Interim Accord

Dr. George Voskopoulos June 09, 2008 The Agreement was signed in New York on 13 September 1995 and was the fruit of an internationally guided mediation to establish tangible confidence-building meas-ures (CBMs), in order to facilitate the process towards a final agreement to be reached at a later stage. It consisted of 23 articles, aiming at setting the groundwork and […]

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