Contact: Ioannis Fidanakis, New Jersey, Tel. 1-973-464-0211
NEW YORK—The Hellenic League of America (HLA) releases its position paper on Mr. Obama’s first year in office as American president .Written by *Ioannis Fidanakis this timely analysis links to an actual WHITE HOUSE transcript, pertinent news articles and commentaries on Hellenic National issues, and provides a myth busting expose on the so-called Greek “lobby” relationship with Mr. Obama based on recent “Greek News” interviews of Panicos or Peter Papanicolaou of the Cyprus Federation of America ,Philip Christopher of PSEKA, and Mr. Obama’s friend the Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias:
(Please distribute the link below to “Obama and Hellenic America: A Year in review”)
* Ioannis Fidanakis is a Grad Student and Hellenic-American Activist. He was the youngest elected President of Panthracian Union of America “Orpheus” serving as President from November 2007 till November 2009. As President of Panthracian Union he was responsible for organizing the first ever Hellenic Genocide Commemoration outside the United Nations on April 6, 2009. He is currently the Panthracian Representative to the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, where he is also a Board Member. A member of the Hellenic League of America, HLA and Cyprus Action Network of America, CANA he has been featured as a guest speaker at several different grassroots rallies, lectures, and functions up and down the American East Coast. His writings have been published several times in Hellenic-American newspapers from Chicago to New York, as well as on Global Politician.com. His various articles have been republished on numerous blogs and web sites such as Sparta: Journal of Ancient Spartan and Greek History. Ioannis has a B.A. in Political Science; with a concentration in International Politics and a minor in History. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Public Policy.