Aya Burweila

Aya Burweila

Aya Burweila is a Senior Analyst at the Athens-based intelligence and security think tank, RIEAS (The Research Institute for European and American Studies). She is a member of the International Advisory Board for the Mediterranean Council of Intelligence Studies (MCIS) and an expert on Islamic Fundamentalism and Energy Security. Aya's work has appeared in The International Journal for Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, the Oxford Law Society Journal, and distributed by the Canadian Center for Intelligence and Security Studies.


Afternoon Delight

Academy of Athens

No “€œGrecovery”€ in Sight

Oct 02 2013

During a seminar organized by the International Herald Tribune entitled “Democracy Under Threat,"€ not only did Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras predict that the Greek

Modern Art

Theopsy’s Revolution Now! is Political, Whether He Likes it or Not

Theopsy’s Revolution Now! is Political, Whether He Likes it or Not

Jun 28 2010

If ‘censorship is to art as lynching is to justice,’ artist Gregos Theopsy temporarily sported a loose noose around his neck—and not of the fashionable

International Affairs

Will Greece Rise from the Dust?

Will Greece Rise from the Dust?

May 24 2010

Gallivanting around the globe is usually not advisable for political leaders in the midst of sweeping domestic changes, possible bankruptcy and public protests. Unless that

Human Rights

Cultural Jihad and the Subversion of Freedom

Cultural Jihad and the Subversion of Freedom

Mar 15 2010

Like most butchers, Muhammad Bouyeri of the Hofstad Group is not a man of many doubts. When asked why he slaughtered the Dutch film-maker Theo

Heart of Darkness

Anarchistan in Athens

Anarchistan in Athens

Jan 22 2010

Flanked by the presidential guards known as the Evzones, one would imagine that the soldier entombed in front of the Greek parliament witnessed the last