Obama Plan for Cyprus – Vanishing Cyprus

The reunification talks on the Cyprus issue are on again! This time, there seems to be a new political development and a general consensus...

Greece: Syriza as Diogenes the Cynic

By Costas Milas, University of Liverpool As the current standoff between Greece and its international creditors reaches a climax, the prospects that the country will default...

Greece May Get an Interim Bailout Program After All

The awaited agreement on the Greek debt is very unlikely to be signed today, as both sides remain rigid in their demands. However, this...

Vanishing Cyprus: Long Road to Reunification

The Anastasiades government is determined to resolve the Cyprus issue one way or another. This is probably an IMF EU-Troika mnimonio memorandum condition that...

Greeks Caught Napping…Again

No sooner the Crans-Montana fiasco come to an inglorious end that the Cyprus government entered into a nasty blame game and has chosen to...

Crisis, Taxes and Poor Clergymen. Or Maybe Not?

In Greece during 2012, austerity measures, political and financial scandals, wage cuts and Greeks committing suicide are on the front-pages. While Greek politicians give interviews to...

Greece Gets the Same Deal It Rejected Six Months Ago at Higher Cost

The "proud negotiations" that Alexis Tsipras keeps talking about were completed on Thursday night with Greece agreeing to prolonged austerity measures and without getting...

Greece Legalizes Political Bank Robbery

The great American convict Willie Sutton said he robbed banks “because that’s where the money is.” And, of course, he was one-upped by Al...

Death of the Republic of Cyprus

There is euphoria in the air on resolving the Cyprus issue this year; come rain or shine there will be a solution – so...

White Vote: Political Tsunami

This year’s EU Parliamentary elections have certainly triggered a political tsunami; a tsunami that has swept right across the Eurozone to shake up the...

Is Greece Turning Into an Ellis Island?

A European official, under conditions of anonymity, said that Greece is to become an Ellis Island, the anteroom for entry into the presumed economic...
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5th Year of Greek Crisis: An Economic Strategy For Greece

In the 5th year of the Greek economic crisis, Greece has good fiscal news as it continues to build a primary surplus, but for debt, reforms and unemployment it has made only limited progress.

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