Too Much Accommodation by Greece May End Up Doing a Diplomatic Disservice

FILE - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, background right, and his FYROM counterpart Zoran Zaev, background left, look on as Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, right, and his FYROM counterpart Nikola Dimitrov sign an agreement on FYROM's new name in the village of Psarades, Prespes Greece, on Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

Can someone command respect when they don’t respect themselves? This is a question that will likely be answered empirically in Greece during the coming months with a special spotlight placed on its current foreign policy. Perhaps more than any of its predecessors, the current Greek Government has done an inordinate share of flip-flopping.

This reality hovers over the nation like a dark cloud ever more ominously during the month of July, when the Tsipras Administration asked for and received a no …

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