“Greek analysts raged that Greece must not only defend itself but manage to deliver the first blow. The front page of a respected newspaper read that ‘The Battle of Eski Sehir dictates the way’ – the good author failed to read the last chapters of the glorious Asia Minor campaign. It is one thing to give a show of force to the outside world and another to get carried away by your own rhetoric. The formation of a front is one thing, but dogmatic patriotism that entraps Greek politics in vicious cycles of escalation that are irreparable is a totally different stance,” wrote George Pagoulatos in his article for Kathimerini.

You may find the article in Greek here.