What is epektasis? It is primarily about politics. But it is also about human rights, democracy, good governance, peace, justice and reconciliation at a time of turbulence across the MENA region.

Epektasis.net deals with issues impacting the peoples of the Middle East – conflict backgrounds, symptoms, realities, fears and possible solutions – that are viewed through a dual Middle Eastern-European lens.

Inasmuch as possible, my articles adhere to the overarching Christian ethos of striving to ‘stretch forward’ (epekteinomenos in Greek, from St Paul in Phil 3:13) – politically, ecumenically and legally – the elements of peace, justice, reconciliation, dignity, non-violence and security.

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