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About Thanos Dimadis

Thanos Dimadis (www.dimadis.com) is a journalist who lives in New York. He grew up in Brussels and was born in Athens. Thanos is a member of the International Association of Journalists. Previously, he worked as a correspondent from Washington DC, Brussels, and London, and as head of political reporting in Athens.

Articles by Thanos Dimadis

Abandoned in the Isles: The Growing Refugee Crisis in Greece

Syrian refugees have been banned by Executive Order from entering the United States, and the European Union member states remain divided over who will shoulder the burden of the refugees amassing along their borders. Every month, hundreds of thousands of refugees flee the violence and atrocities in their Middle East homelands. But the images of … Continued


Now It’s FBI Director Comey Who Will Face An Investigation

FBI Director James B. Comey is now himself the subject of a Justice Department investigation. Initiated as a response to complaints from members of Congress, the Department’s Inspector General plans to scrutinize the way that Comey handled the case surrounding Hillary Clinton’s emails during the election. The investigation will not focus on the FBI Director’s … Continued


Trump’s Press Conference Today Got Ugly Fast

“Your organization’s terrible.” That was President-elect Trump’s response to CNN’s Jim Acosta in today’s press conference, the first in over 160 days. “I’m not going to give you a question, you are fake news,” he added. Trump took aim at CNN because it had reported Tuesday that the heads of U.S. intelligence had briefed the … Continued


Chuck Schumer Just Schooled Mitch McConnell Over Trump’s Nominations

While concerns over unprecedented conflicts of interests regarding Trump’s cabinet picks mount, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sent a memorable letter to the Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, warning Republicans that all cabinet members must meet standards of accountability on ethics, regardless which party is in power.  Schumer’s letter to McConnell is almost an exact replica … Continued


Cornerstone Trump Campaign Pledge Called Into Doubt

Few could forget President-elect Trump’s pre-election campaign promise that his administration would build a “big, beautiful wall” along the US-Mexico border. That commitment–an integral part of his hardline anti-immigration stance–was accompanied by a firm pledge that Mexico would pay for the total cost of the wall. While his supporters chanted “Build the wall!” during his … Continued


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