An uphill battle
Ioannis (John) M. Nomikos
Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 31 May 2020
Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)
One of the oldest Greek political sagas is the “modernization” of the National Intelligence Service (NIS – Ethniki Ypiresia Plirophorion). Established in 1953, in the wake of the catastrophic communist insurgency of 1946-49, NIS’s original name was “Hellenic Central Intelligence Service,” a creature under close American supervision and financing….