Director Holds Meetings with Pugwash Officials Italy 9-16 Jan 2011

Dr. Yiorghos Leventis, Director of International Security Forum (ISF), represented the organization upon invitation at the XXIV Winter Course of the International School on Disarmament & Research on Conflicts (ISODARCO), Italian Pugwash Group. The course focused on the theme of Eliminating Nuclear Weapons and Safeguarding Nuclear Technologies. A group of…

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Erdogan’s Gumption

Written by Dr. William Mallinson Turkey seems to be the only NATO country, with the slightly coy exception of pre-election Germany, with the guts to criticise the latest ‘coalition’ bombing spree against the Moslem world, whatever its contrived diplomatic dancing with NATO, and its fear of being seen to be…

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The World Economic Crisis: Challenges & Opportunities

 Introduction €€As was widely predicted, worldwide recovery is taking a slow and hesitant path with unemployment the most stubborn and painful indicator:  brief discussion of the uneven experience of the emerging economies, the United States, Europe and Cyprus. €€ In parallel with strong and unprecedented Central Bank action, most countries…

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Collective Security in Europe & Hellenic Priorities

During the last months, a strengthening in European public dialogue, an intense cultivation of views and recommendations in reference to the future of security in Europe and East Mediterranean have emerged. In most European countries this pubic dialogue is in progress something of course that does not occur in Greece…

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In Search for a Comprehensive Security Architecture. Is NATO the Answer?

The fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and the subsequent reunification of Germany were followed by the quick dissolution of the Warsaw Pact. Mikhail Gorbachev timely withdrew his support from the collapsing GDR. In June 1989, the former Soviet leader stated in Bonn, where he received a rapturous…

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