Rumors surfaced October 18th in Washington that U.S. President Barack Obama may visit Athens around November 14-15. There has been no official announcement. Most observers of the Greek situation immediately saw the visit as perilously close to the anniversary of the November 17th 1973, Polytechnic uprising against the Greek junta. President Bill Clinton’s 1999 trip, heavily overshadowed with security issues and almost cancelled, was originally scheduled on that day but dates were altered to av...

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