Survey Says! Germans Most Respected, Greeks Least Respected

ATHENS -  As Greeks prepare to commit political suicide at the June 17 elections – a bullet in the head courtesy of the New...

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...

The Greek Problem: The Grating Sense of Entitlement

ATHENS - After a foggy night of Eurovision wailing, listening to twin dancing Irish robots keening, ballads in everything from Serbian to Lithuanian, and...

Clooney KO’s BoJo Over The Parthenon Marbles

Not since the late actress and Culture Minister Melina Mercouri; the eloquent writer and unbeatable debater Christopher Hitchens and his friend, Scottish Prof. Robert...

Now Anastasiades Sleeps With The Enemy

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will succeed in his burning desire to reunify the island, whose northern third is still occupied by a standing Turkish...

What’s Really Riling Greeks? The Injustice of it All

ATHENS - The best news of the week was that Germany may be sending 160 tax auditors to Greece to – quote, unquote –...

Too Late For To Potami in Greece

Once upon a time, Athens had a river running through it, the Kifissos, flowing from Mt. Parnitha through the city down to the Saronic...

Greece: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

ATHENS - After 38 years of taking turns plundering the Greek treasury, hiring every crony and illiterate who couldn't read or write but knew...

Boutaris The Turk, Ataturk’s Brother

The beginning of the end of the Ottoman Occupation of Greece in 1821, which gave birth to the modern Greek state, and the fall...

Cyprus Runs Up The White Flag To Bankers

On Feb. 25, conservative lawyer Nicos Anastasiades, promising Cypriots he would never allow foreign entities to steal money out of their bank accounts to...

More Dopes on the Greek Olympic Team Adds Disgrace

ATHENS – Ten days before the London 2012 Olympic Games were set to begin, most of the Greek Olympic team was unveiled at a...

High Noon in Greece: Samaras Fires Blanks

A good lawyer knows that you never ask a question unless you already know the answer. A good leader would know never to accuse...

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