Go West! PM Tsipras Sends State Minister Pappas to the U.S. in search of a lifeline

Go West! PM Tsipras Sends State Minister Pappas to the U.S. in search of a lifeline


 

If we have learned anything about the way Greek PM Alexis Tsipras operates, it this axiom:  when times are tough it’s always smart to come up with an attention-grabbing smokescreen. Imagine the atmosphere in the PM’s office some weeks back when his pre-Orthodox Easter call for an Emergency Eurozone Summit to unblock the First Greek Program Review was rebuffed on nearly all fronts.  What next? Try something new -- prepare a plan to send a “High-level Emissary” to the U.S. with all the b...


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