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16. How the New Brexit Deal Will Reshape Business in the EU and UK

March 25, 2021

February 2021 Brexit is finally here. It’s been four and a half years since citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. A deal has been struck, and the UK is out. Companies worldwide are still asking questions. What laws now apply in the UK? Are investment and trade easier — or […]

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14. What Will a Biden Administration Mean for Business?

November 25, 2020

The voters have spoken. A Biden administration waits in the wings and could soon pursue an agenda that could change the way companies are regulated and the way they do business. How will the new administration respond to COVID-19, and which companies should now worry about being investigated? Our latest episode of The Sidley Podcast grapples with […]

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U.S. Amb. Pyatt says Greece’s Successful COVID Response is a ‘Moment of National Pride’

June 19, 2020

My talk with U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, June 18, 2020 Ambassador says response was guided by scientific advice. Such U.S. companies as Microsoft, Google and Cisco aided with technology. Silver lining of effort was the progress Greece made in digital governance. The interview is an excerpt from the NHSTalks presentation by the National […]

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An Analysis of the 2020 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Report

June 16, 2020

Panelists Hon. B. Theodore Bozonelis, Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou, Piero Tozzi and Moderator John Metaxas analyze the 2020 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Report and its implication for the Ecumenical Patriarchate and religious freedom in Turkey. Presented by the American Hellenic Institute. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

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Michael Flynn’s Turkey Connection and the Implications for U.S. Security and Democracy

June 1, 2020

As the Michael Flynn legal drama comes to its denouement, the media narrative has focused on his guilty plea to lying about conversations with the Russian ambassador and the Justice Department’s late decision to seek to drop charges against Flynn. But Flynn’s other foreign entanglement, with Turkey, may be even more significant to U.S. security, […]

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NHS TALKS EPISODE 4: A SALUTE TO HELLAS : MAY 21, 2020

May 22, 2020

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James Marketos, Esq. on “Why We Remember Smyrna”

November 25, 2019

American Hellenic Institute PODCAST #2: AHI board member James Marketos, Esq., recounts a genocide taunt by Turkish soccer fans this year and speaks on the importance of remembering the Smyrna Catastrophe of 1922 and the need to hold Turkey to account for the destruction of the Christian population of the city. Marketos’s remarks, which served […]

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Prime Minister Mitsotakis tells John Metaxas that Greece’s Brain Drain can be Reversed

October 1, 2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tells John Metaxas that Greece’s Brain Drain Can be Reversed. The prime minister answered my question during a public conversation he had at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, moderated by former Ambassador Nicholas Burns, on September 26, 2019. Runs: 6 minutes CLICK THE PLAYER TO LISTEN You may […]

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“Money has died” says Dr. Carl Weinberg of High Frequency Economics

September 30, 2019

In my three decades as a financial journalist I have been fortunate to interview a number of brilliant people who have educated me about how world finances and markets work. None has been more insightful than Carl Weinberg, who I first met more than 20 years ago when I was anchoring at CNN, and who I […]

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Back Channel Diplomacy Attempts to Defuse World Hot Spots, says U.S. Ambassador Dr. Susan Elliott

August 16, 2019

Retired U.S. Ambassador Dr. Susan Elliott tells us that back channel diplomacy is currently going on in ways unimagined by most citizens, through her organization, the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. She became the NCAFP’s President and CEO in August 2018. Officially known as Track II Diplomacy, these closed­-door and off­-the­-record conferences provide opportunities for […]

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