Tsipras, the UN and the “American factor”

Tsipras, the UN and the “American factor”


We have made it a point to emphasize that PM Tsipras September 26-October 1 New York visit focused far less on the business of the UN than it did on trying to score points with the American media, politicians and the local Greek-American community.  He is not the first Greek Prime Minister to follow this strategy and we doubt he will be the last.  But let us take a look at what Tsipras’ extended trip (nearly 6 days) accomplished and whether the time spent might not have been reduced, so that the...


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