Author profile: Ilias Kouskouvelis

Ilias Kouskouvelis is Professor of International Relations at the University of Macedonia, Greece, and holder of the ‘Thucydides HNDGS Chair in Strategic Studies’. He is the author of Theory of Decision Making in Thucydides (2015), and is currently working on the book’s English edition under contract with Lexington Books. Twitter: @kouskouvelis

The Thucydides Trap: A Distorted Compass

The Thucydides Trap: A Distorted Compass

Those who seek authority in Thucydides’ writings should proceed with the utmost caution or they may find themselves distorting his ideas like Graham Allison has.

The Fallacies of the Cyprus “Problem”

The Fallacies of the Cyprus “Problem”

If anyone wants genuinely to find a solution to the Cyprus “problem”, they should start where all negotiations should have had started since 1974: Turkey.

The US, China and the Real Thucydides Trap

The US, China and the Real Thucydides Trap

War is avoidable. The real ‘Thucydides Trap’ is not that of competition and fear. The answer lies in Thucydides’ multi-causal thinking.

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