By getting to know Dr. Hasan and his wife, Mitzi has become an outspoken advocate on behalf of refugees fleeing violence in the Mideast and North Africa. The scope of this human crisis is overwhelming, simply unfathomable.
It's been 2 years and 3 months since my father died. It's crazy how quickly time passes us by. I reflect on my father's life and on the lessons he t...
Today, the Middle East is witnessing a large-scale population transfer, the third major one in the region over the last century. Religion and ethnicity play a significant role in the displacement. But ideology also has a hand in it.
Things started to get difficult when Clinton asked some questions: Will you make it through the end of your four-year term? Can you guarantee political stability?
According to the World Health Organization, there is no systemic association between migration and the increase of communicable diseases.
After a 4-day "layover" on the island of Farmakonisi with no food, water or shelter, hundreds of hungry, sea-ravaged men, women, and children arrive by the boatloads here on Leros.
The cane, shiny like a sword, doesn't bother Konstantinos Pylarinos that much. He's learned to shuffle slowly with it on one side and his daughter Penny on the other.
"A little goes a long way" is usually the mantra of the travel companies encouraging clients to take advantage of Greece, this economically-beleague...
The catalyst for national transformation emanates from abroad as opposed to coming from home. Considering the status quo in Greece, extending the vote to Greeks overseas is a necessary and essential step forward on a long and arduous road to recovery.
For the country, the triumph of Alexis Tsipras is the optimum scenario. The people have given him a clear mandate to remain within Europe and to honor the new memorandum even though they will be subject to even bigger austerity and taxes.
By Chris Miller, YaleGlobal, 27 August 2015 New East-West divide? An established welfare state like France, whose President François Hollande is see...
As he stacks up dozens of empty baking trays in the back of his van after another morning round of helping to feed refugees, one thing is certain: the "Baker in Kos" clearly remembers from where he came.
At 67, heading into the thick of a refugee crisis seemed an odd thing to have on my bucket list. But it kept rising to the top beyond going to the Galapagos, spending a month in silence, or visiting the temples of Myanmar.
We often forget that the Greek problem is Europe's problem. The ongoing debt crisis proves this, and the chaos that the migration and refugee flows have unleashed emphasizes it.
Syriza remains almost as popular, despite a confusing message. Is Syriza in favor of the agreement with the EU? They say, "Yes," but they recommended a "No" vote in the referendum. They seem to be doing very little to comply with the EU agreement.
If the migrants seek a life with respect and dignity, as they tell reporters, it cannot be founded on the backs of a human wave of misery.