Georgios Protopapas is Research Associate – Media Analyst at the Research Institute of European and American Studies (RIEAS) based in Athens. Since 2000 he is editor of international diplomacy and policy in the weekly Greek political and financial newspaper “The Investor”. He is analyst of geopolitics at the greek monthly Magazine Defence & Diplomacy and he is a contributor to the american site The Daily Journalist ( http://thedailyjournalist.com/). He has been publishing articles in specialized Greek periodicals of geopolitics and defence. He has been participating as moderator and speaker in seminars and international conferences. His research interests focus on public diplomacy, new media, geopolitics, international diplomacy, energy and terrorism.