Tagged: Alexis Tsipras

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Killing Greece and the European Project

Paul Krugman, The New York Times. Suppose you consider Tsipras an incompetent twerp. Suppose you dearly want to see Syriza out of power. Suppose, even, that you welcome the prospect of pushing those annoying Greeks out of the euro. Even...

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EU-28 Summit on Greece Increasingly Likely This Week

The likelihood of a full EU summit this Sunday is growing as Eurozone leaders are still (as of 22:00 local time) discussing Greece at an emergency summit in Brussels. German weekly Der Spiegel reports that Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

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Angela’s Ashes: How Merkel Failed Greece and Europe

Angela Merkel relishes her reputation as queen of Europe. But she hasn’t learned how to use her power, instead allowing a bad situation to heat up to the boiling point. Her inability to take unpopular stances badly exacerbated the Greek...

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Greek Prime Minister Puts Bailout Deal to Referendum July 5

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, center, leaves after an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, June 26, 2015. European leaders have tasked finance ministers from the euro countries with concluding a debt financing agreement with Greece over the weekend, just...

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