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Libricide, 21st-Century style; How to deal with it

by Charles Mouratides, Exec. Director, CHI As I entered the enormous library of Alexandria, Egypt, six-years ago, I was struck by the soaring pyramid-like glass structure, the researchers working along rows of computers, and a thought about the distant past. The thought: How is it possible that the fanatics of a 7th century advancing army intentionally burned down

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Holocaust Museum in a Unique City: Revisiting the spot where death stalked 50,000

By Charles J. Mouratides CHI Executive Director We stood silent, recently, among the rusted tracks in Thessaloniki’s old, open-air, abandoned railroad station. Devoid of activity now, the landscape emphasized the tragic events of 70 years ago. The emptiness hovering in the air punctuated the few sentences my friend uttered as a matter of fact. Painful

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Distinguished Israelis view new East Mediterranean politics

The Israeli perspective on the new political climate in the Eastern Mediterranean is the subject of presentations at a special panel that is chaired in Thessaloniki by Charles J. Mouratides, CHI’s executive director. From our own point of view, four major geostrategic factors have entered the picture in the Eastern Mediterranean since 2010, according to

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How Israel’s experience helps Greece

  6 days in March: Technology & Geostrategy By Charles J. Mouratides, Exec. Director Two special events over six days in March, both unprecedented, showcase CHI’s pioneering efforts in the blossoming relationship between Greece and Israel. These events are examples of the way the historic Alliance creates a unique bridge between the Asiatic and European

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