US Senate Passes Bill Blocking Transfer of F-35 Warplanes to Turkey

The U.S. Senate has passed a defense policy bill that includes a bipartisan amendment which prohibits the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey. Turkey...

Trump Praises Greece on NATO Spending

Donald Trump has praised Greece and six other NATO nations for their financial contribution to the Alliance. At a Cabinet meeting attended by NATO secretary general,...

US Senators Want to Stop Turkey Getting Advanced Warplanes

Three U.S. Senators are trying to block the sale of over 100 advanced warplanes to Turkey's government. Republicans James Lankford, Thom Tillis and Democrat Jeanne Shaheen have...

Trump Urges Erdogan to Limit Military Actions in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump has urged Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to limit Ankara's military actions in northern Syria. Turkish forces have been conducting 'Operation...

Congressman Bilirakis Flags Importance of Souda Bay in Letter to Secretary Mattis

U.S. Representative Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) appealed directly to Secretary of Defense James Mattis to emphasize the strategic value of the military base at Souda...

Two Greek Scientists Announce New Leap Second for 2016

According to two Greek scientists the start of 2017 will have to wait one second extra. On behalf of the US Navy Observatory, Dimitri Matsakis...

A Greek American Fighting ISIS

Kurdish fighters are among the groups leading the battle against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. Over the course of their struggle, foreigners have...

Greek Alternate Defense Minister Visits the United States

Alternate Defence Minister Dimitris Vitsas has a series of meeting in the US on the occasion of his visit to the international exhibition of...

Greek Defense Minister to Visit the U.S. for March 25 Celebrations

Greek National Defense Minister Panos Kammenos is expected to represent the government in this year's Greek Diaspora events for the celebration of Greek Independence...

Greek-American Senator Secures Tax Relief for Veterans

Greek-American Senator Michael Gianaris and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas joined community and veteran leaders, as well as Senator Joe Addabbo, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee...

Defense Minister: Greece and US Have Strategic Defense Cooperation

Defense cooperation between the United States and Greece has a strategic and essential character, Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos said after a meeting with his...

NATO Secretary General praises Greece for Defense Investment

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen praised Greece for the fact that along with the United States, the United Kingdom and recently Estonia, are...

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