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Posts on March 2015

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Mentioning the war so we don't have to mention the war

Fawlty Towers was never a popular show in Greece and the concept of not mentioning the war is not one familiar with Greeks. In fact, Greece is a country where history is often viewed as a collection of unresolved issues - such as the Asia Minor Catastrophe, the Second World War, the Civil War and the military dictatorship – that continue to shape the present. The sense that there has been a repeated lack of closure is prevalent at each new crisis, each key turning point in the country’s progression.

Contributor: Nick Malkoutzis

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Categories: Europe (282), Politics (387), Society (142), Greece (498)

Greece: The moment of truth is inexorably approaching

The Greek government faces a dire financial situation in the coming weeks, especially as lenders are unlikely to relent on the conditions of last month’s loan extension. In fact, Tsipras’ insistence on of pushing for a “political deal” is going nowhere: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who he will meet in Berlin next Monday, 23 March, is unlikely to deviate from her preference for technical, rule-based solutions.

Contributor: Wolfango Piccoli

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Categories: Europe (282), Politics (387), Economy (331), Greece (498)

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