James Mattis

Which West do we belong to?

As the global hegemony of the West is put to the test, the leaders of the big Western powers are busy having a public spat. While a wide range of strongmen in capitals from Moscow to Tehran and Beijing must really be enjoying the spectacle, it is a truly sad development.

Mattis hails Greece's role in resolving FYROM name dispute

US Defense Secretary James Mattis stressed the importance of the Prespa Agreement signed between Athens and Skopje to resolve the 27-year-old name dispute and praised Greece's efforts to stop Russian interference in the process during a meeting with Greek counterpart Panos Kammenos at the Pentagon on Tuesday.

Mattis heaps praise on Greece as Turkey announces gas exploration off Cyprus

Ahead of a meeting Tuesday with Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, US Defense Secretary James Mattis praised Greece as a "solid" and "excellent" ally and described Souda Bay base on the island of Crete as "one of our most important ports of call in the Mediterranean."

US Defense Secretary Mattis: Greece is a 'solid,' 'excellent' ally

Ahead of a meeting with Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Tuesday praised Greece as a "solid" and "excellent" ally and described Souda Bay base on the island of Crete as "one of our most important ports of call in the Mediterranean." 

Kammenos: Greece could be US gateway to Balkans, Middle East

Greece could become the United States' gateway to the Balkans and the Middle East, Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said on Monday, at the opening of Greece's pavillion at the international defense systems exhibition AUSA 2018, in Washington DC.

"Greece is exiting the crisis and can become a gateway for the United States to the Balkans and the Middle East," the minister said.

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