By Pantelis Sklias, Nikolaos Tzifakis

The Greek fiscal concern has imperilled the steadiness of the eurozone, producing a lot worldwide nervousness. Policymakers, analysts, and the media have day-by-day debated the process the Greek financial system, prescribing how one can stream ahead. This selection of essays gradually strikes from an research of the explanations of the trouble and the coverage responses thus far to a debate on a number of the countryʼs merits and functions that are meant to underpin its new improvement version and propel the go back to development. The ebook analytically chooses to view the glass as half-full and seeks to supply motivation and proposal for swap by means of indicating the various fiscal sectors the place Greece keeps a comparative virtue. consequently, it demanding situations the rising photo of Greece as a rustic doomed to failure, the place every thing falls apart.

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Greek Foreign Policy in the Shadow of the Debt Crisis: Continuity and New. . 29 supported by 70 % of Greek citizens (see Chaffin, 2012). This strategy enjoys broad bipartisan backing and in many ways it has come to define Greek diplomacy (and to a considerable degree its domestic policies) over the past two decades, particularly since the eruption of the debt crisis in 2009–2010. Despite recriminations and popular feelings of bitterness, disappointment, and suspicion between certain key EU states, such as between Germany and Greece, the fact remains that the latter views itself and its future as an integral part of the Union.

Wron´ski, P. (2010, June 27). Kaczyn´ski kontra Komorowski. Pierwsze starcie. Gazeta Wyborcza. Greek Foreign Policy in the Shadow of the Debt Crisis: Continuity and New Directions Aristotle Tziampiris 1 Weakness of Greek Foreign Policy Greece’s foreign policy has been defined to a considerable degree by the relative weakness of the modern Greek state: Weakness is the most common, natural and pervasive view of self in the small state and it afflicts its leaders and influences their behavior in many ways .

Greek Foreign Policy in the Shadow of the Debt Crisis: Continuity and New. . 33 eventual construction are extremely doubtful. There is also some uncertainty about South Stream, especially the Greek part of the project, while it is likely that the ITGI will not be completed. As a result, it is now probable that the ‘pipeline energy planning that took place during the 2006–2009 period [will be] completely nullified’ (Bakoyannis, 2012, 37). Finally, the decision to buy Russian tanks was rescinded by the subsequent Greek administration, citing constraints because of the debt crisis.

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