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Νοέμβριος 3, 2015

Presentation at the Council of Foreign Relations

On November 2, 2015 I was the lead speaker at a roundtable discussion on Greece that took place at the Council of Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, DC.
Οκτώβριος 27, 2015

The Strategy of the Clueless

A conspiracy governs Greece, one that is perpetrated by the clueless decision makers. Many missteps of the current government (some deplorable, some laughable) are not due to conscious political calculations but, rather, to naiveté, ignorance and inexperience of the decision makers.
Οκτώβριος 4, 2015

Stand With Greece: Policy Summit at US Congress

On October 1, 2015 a policy summit on current Greek developments and prospects was organized by the Hellenic Caucus of the US Congress, co-chaired by Hon. Gus Bilirakis (R-Florida) and Hon. Carolyn Maloney (D-New York).
Σεπτέμβριος 27, 2015

The miracle that didn’t happen

The September 20 elections in Greece had generated the hope that perhaps a miracle might take place. No, I am talking about a possible victory by New Democracy—the massive misinformation by the Syriza spin machine and the traditionally impressionable Greek electorate had all but ruled that possibility.
Σεπτέμβριος 16, 2015

Sciolism, Extra-Ordinary Powers, and the Importance of a Broad Coalition: Part Two

Not surprisingly, my blog post of September 10, 2015 on myths and truths of the Greek crisis (and the underlying essay with the same title) generated several perceptive and well-argued comments about the analysis and my recommendations.
Σεπτέμβριος 9, 2015

The End of the Beginning

Several developments between January 25-July 12 2015 have become public and now form part of the historical record.