Mr. Vassilios Damiras is a U.S. counterterrorism, counterintelligence, and defense expert and analyst. He has extensively worked on various U.S. National Security issues, Middle East, and Balkan politics and European economic, political, and military history. Specifically, His research and professional practice have focused on counterterrorism, counterintelligence, defense, foreign policy, international economy, international security, international law, cyber security, and cyber deterrence issues in countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Turkey, Pakistan, India, Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia, Ukraine, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, the U.S.A., and others. Mr. Damiras has a BA in Political Science and History from University of Findlay, and MA in Political Science with the focus on the areas of International Relations and Comparative Politics from Illinois State University. Furthermore, he has an MA in European and Middle Eastern History from Loyola University Chicago. He has done doctoral studies in European, Balkan History and International Relations at Loyola University Chicago. He has received numerous awards from various American and European institutions. Mr. Damiras is a polyglot and fluent in Greek, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Ancient Greek, and Latin.