30 results for ""Markos Kounalakis""
Marble statues are nothing new in Greece. Recently uncovered in the northern Greek town of Amphipolis are a couple of elaborately sculpted, fully hair-braided caryatids standing at the entryway to an elaborate Alexander the Great-era tomb.
Greece was and is on the front line of the power struggle between the West and an illiberal Near East.
Nightmares of abduction and confinement disrupted my sleep the night before I left for Afghanistan. It was Dec. 1, 1991, and I was working on a freelance piece for The Los Angeles Times Magazine, flying into Kabul from Uzbekistan on a Soviet mil...
REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Volcanoes and glaciers, fire and ice, are dominant features of this moonscape-pocked island nation. How fitting that over a generation ago the leaders of the United States and Soviet Union came to talk disarmament in t...
Markos Kounalakis: Independence movements in Scotland and California missing the point of strength in unitySunday, August 17, 2014 at 12:00 AM
Lest one believe these separatist movements are old-world artifacts and rarified reactions to globalization, young and dynamic California is also on the independence bandwagon.
If the Russians make good on their threat to withhold the RD-180 rocket, it could have a $5 billion impact.
In a perverse trade regime, the two-way illegal flow of people and guns across borders causes untold suffering and a growing humanitarian crisis.
After shoot-down of passenger jet over Ukraine, there should be no doubt that Putin’s regime qualifies.
Raoul Wallenberg saved more than 10,000 Hungarian Jews from certain death.
Congress is taking baby steps to catch up with China and Russia, which are investing heavily in the information war.