‘Political correctness’ and the continental shelf

The average Greek naturally feels concerned and insecure about the persisting tension in Greek-Turkish relations.

All sorts of pundits and journalists that are purported champions of the notions of "political correctness" and "equal distance" are here presented with a good opportunity to express their opinion in public.

You will hear them talking about the "maximalism" of the Greek positions, the "absurdity" of certain Greek arguments, the "reluctance" of the Greek side to enter a dialogue or negotiations with Turkey, the "failure" or the "bad timing" of certain Greek moves.

Sure, they will not go as far as to claim that Ankara's actions are fair or legitimate; but their truly well-crafted articles will easily mislead any well-meaning and peaceful reader who is horrified, like any reasonable person, at the prospect of a military conflict that would cause death...

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