Alexis Tsipras Is No Andreas Papandreou

- January 16, 2015

Former Premier and PASOK founder Andreas Papandreou was a master of deception but SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras will find the EU may not cut him slack.

The Narrowing Gap in Greek Elections

- January 15, 2015

While Greeks are tired of austerity, they are not comfortable with SYRIZA and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ New Democracy has a shot at winning the Jan. 25 elections.

Open The Chutes: Greece in Freefall

- December 22, 2014

Greece is approaching the point of no return, with a real stench around the bribery allegations for the stalemated election of a President.

Why Europe Votes and Backs Samaras

- December 17, 2014

Greece is wounding us yet once again. Certainly, the image projected by the country does not encourage the drawing of pleasant conclusions.

Samaras’ Bold But Very Risky Gamble

- December 12, 2014

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras with two moves has changed the political landscape of the country but placed it on a risky path.

Falling Oil Prices Tame Russian Bear

- December 4, 2014

It was inevitable that sooner or later, Russian President Vladimir Putin –his personal fortune, estimated at $42 billion – would stumble. He has.