Fire and Fury: Greece and Its Migrants

With the onset of the twin catastrophes that were the 2015 Migrant Crisis and the European Financial Crisis, an obscure far-right party started making gains in the southeast European country of Greece. Golden Dawn comes from humble beginnings. Founded in 1985 by Nikolaos Michaloliakos for a “fringe group of fanatics who simply gathered in their…

Syria’s Libyan Connection

How Libya shaped the devastating Idlib offensive In December of 2019 the Syrian government launched an offensive that would create nearly a million displaced Syrians, thousands of dead, and result in a showdown between external powers. It was clear that the offensive in the Northwestern province of Idlib was a significant escalation, but it also…