Outwardness, deterrence, resilience

The international political and economic system is currently in a phase of transition. Global and regional powers are challenging or noticeably distancing themselves from the rules-governed international order and are instead developing hegemonic aspirations. As far as Greece's national security is concerned, Turkey's aggressive revisionist ambitions and corresponding unilateral actions demonstrate that there is no room for complacency. Furthermore, the Covid-19 pandemic, the more frequent and higher-intensity natural disasters, the endless migrant flows (and their weaponization), the emerging challenges as a result of technological progress and the growing hybrid threat from states and non-state actors underscore the need to strengthen the country's defense, economic and social armor. 

Making efficient use of available means to promote Greece's national interests involves a...

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