Greek PM Tsipras arrived in New York late September 26th, intending to stay until October 2.  His main UN General Assembly (UNGA) address is scheduled for October 1, but in this extended week of global celebration of the UN’s 70th anniversary we are not sure who other than Greeks and maybe Cypriots will even notice.

In most cases the glitter-filled side events during UNGA week generate as much publicity and useful contacts as does a visiting head of state’s formal UNGA speech.  This is doubly...

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