John Psaropoulos

John Psropoulos is a independent journalist based in Athens who has covered Greece and southeast Europe since the fall of communism. His blog is

From its very inception as a nation state, Greece learned that it needed allies with shared interests and values to successfully fight the Turks

Turkey blackmails Europe, Greece adopts a policy of deterrence, and the EU remains divided

John Psaropoulos travels to Mória Reception and Identification Centre, which was once the largest refugee camp in Europe

Greece survived the world’s worst post-2008 economic crisis and the heaviest refugee burden without yielding to far-right populism. Why?

Greece and Turkey nearly came to blows last summer, and the risk of war remains

Greece puts up a wall as Turkey besieges Europe with refugees