Andreas Andrianopoulos


Andreas Andrianopoulos is a former minister in several Greek governments and nine-term member of the Greek parliament. He studied political science in Athens, and later in Kent, Cambridge and Oxford in the UK. Andrianopoulos has lectured at several schools in the US and the UK (Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Wisconcin at Madison, George Washington, LSE) and was a visiting scholar at St. Edmund’s College, Cambridge.

He is currently director of the Institute of Diplomacy and Global Affairs at the School of Graduate & Professional Education of the American College of Greece. He also teaches about effective communication campaigns and risk analysis at the University of Kaliningrad in the Russian Federation.


EU Negotiations with Countries of Migrant Origin Unlikely to Work
The negotiations at the France-Germany-Italy-Spain-Chad-Niger-Libya summit on migration last Monday are not likely to lead to success, Andreas Andrianopoulos, Director of the Institute of Diplomacy
Refugee Crisis Leads to Political Crisis in Greece
It has become a crucial issue for the Greek state and the economy the tackling of the ever increasing flow of refugees or immigrants from the Muslim states of Asia and North Africa.
What the EU Overlooks as It Tries to Solve Refugee Crisis
Europe’s biggest problem is that it solely relies on economic levers when it deals with the migration.
Russia Understands Better How to Deal With the Islamists
It now becomes evident that the Russians knew what they were talking about, when confronted with the threat of the Islamic State.
Greece, Bombarded by Taxes, Is Sinking
The Greek people went to the polls on September 20 not knowing whether they would elect a government. The electoral system and the polls both made it quite clear that nobody would emerge victorious on
Concerns of a Russian Military Build-Up in Syria and Muslim 'Immigration'
If ISIS is not decisively defeated, the dangers for Europe will only escalate. If the Russian involvement in the area signifies something negative for the Islamic State, there is no reason for concern
Will the Tsipras Gamble Pay Off? SYRIZA and the Οthers
It was definitely a gamble for Greek PM Alexis Tsipras to resign opting for a snap election. His aim was to set the ballot box in the shortest possible time denying the opposition forces a chance to
European Policy in Shambles
Europeans are stuck in a series of self-perpetuating concepts of their own. They adore heavy taxation, which they believe will accumulate revenue for an efficiently functioning public sector.
Сelebrating the ‘No’ of the Greek Referendum
In most cases of heavy psychosis, the patient feels proud for his actions enjoying their consequences. The Greek case after the result of its last referendum has been registered, which brought the
The Real Dilemma of the Greek People
The question posed to the Greek public is confusing and misleading. There is no clear ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ option but an evaluation of a proposal by the lenders, which is not understood in full. If the
Greek Problem Is a Greek Problem: The Economy Needs Radical Reforms
If the current impasse with the three institutions (IMF, the European Commission and the ECB) is not a staged act and in reality there is a real crisis and fall of confidence, the inevitable
Greece in Modern Europe: Aftermath to Alexis Tsipras Visit to Russia
As it was expected by most observers the visit of the Greek prime-minister to Russia eased the way for better relations between Athens and Moscow without either rocking the boat of the European Union