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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 55–60.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Tania Karas An EU-Turkey deal intended to stem the flow of migrants to Europe has turned Greece's islands into de facto open-air prisons. Meanwhile, right-wing sentiment is now growing in regions heralded just a year ago for their selfless care of refugees, reports journalist Tania Karas. Greece...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 74–84.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Nikos Konstandaras Nikos Konstandaras is the managing editor and a columnist at the Athens daily Kathimerini. © World Policy Institute 2012 2012 World Policy Institute Dom Dada Athens—Greece’s deepest wounds are not the ones appearing on the world’s television screens. It’s...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 101–109.
Published: 01 June 2011
... to an act of folly, a direct consequence of hubris , which provokes the wrath of gods and precipitates their intervention. Nemesis is the retribution of divine justice—painful, but necessary to restore world balance and order. The ongoing, multifaceted crisis that has torn apart Greece’s economy...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 87–103.
Published: 01 March 2000
... irecto r o f the H onors C ollege a t A d elp h i U n iv ersity . The International Dimension of the Greek Civil War John 0. latrides an d Nicholas X . Rizopoulos “I am sure in Greece I found one of the best standing the recondite arguments still rag­ opportunities...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 126–145.
Published: 01 September 2005
... commissioned possi­ in Yugoslavia, China, Vietnam, and else­ bly after having read the “long telegram,” where, and distorted Washington’s view of was based in large measure on Kennan’s the causes of the growing Communist insur­ views concerning the Soviet Union’s aggres­ gency in Greece. Similarly, his...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 87–94.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., is that the fundamental problems of the southern member states remain. While growth is weak everywhere in the euro area, the outlook is particularly gloomy in southern Europe. Unemployment rates continue to skyrocket, reaching 25 percent in Greece and Spain, while the jobless rate of youths exceeds 50 percent. About...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 9–14.
Published: 01 September 2012
... known since ancient Athens as “The Mother of Democracy,” the sacred concept of demokratia , or rule by the people, has been profaned. The following month, another set of elections failed to give Greece the working majority it desperately needed to form a coalition of the traditional center-right...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 24–25.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of the nation. 90 80 70 60 PERCENTAGE OF THE POPULATION THE OF PERCENTAGE 50 GERMANY GREECE HUNGARY NETHERLANDS SPAIN SWEDEN Source: Pew Research Center (2017...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 85–90.
Published: 01 March 2004
... also cultivated in public a virulent On March 7, Greece went to the polls, streak of anti-Americanism. and in giving the conservative New Democ­ By way of contrast, the younger George racy Party and its leader, Costas Karamanlis, Papandreou (whose mother, like Churchill’s, a fairly healthy...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 30–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Institute DOI: 10.1215/07402775-3903652 Compiled by Yasmin Merchant and Connie E Sources: “How Far Is Europe Swinging to the Right?” The New York Times; “Election 2015.” BBC News; European Election Database (EED); Ministry of Justice, Finland; Ministry of Interior, Greece; National Election...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 45–50.
Published: 01 December 2002
... States.' Members of the staff of the Rockefeller A second example was the health pro­ Foundation were heavily involved in this gram that rose from the rubble of civil war 46 WORLD POLICY JOURNAL • WINTER 2001/02 in Greece. The country...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., as a British Crown colony. After World War II, leaders of the island's numerically dominant Greek-speaking population campaigned for self-determination and union with Greece. But Britain's military interests, and frictions between Turkey and Greece, prevented that option. Instead, Greek Cypriot agitation...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 55–64.
Published: 01 June 2001
... fanaticism of the sort that has rav­ with books by and about the man who drove aged the Balkans for the past ten years and a the invading Greeks into the sea in 1922 bridge to moderates in Greece and the wider and modeled the Turkish Republic on the world of Orthodox Christianity. And so...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 68–72.
Published: 01 December 2016
...., the percentage point gap is almost as high (19 points), followed by the Netherlands (16 points) and Poland and Germany (14 points). In Greece, there is a 13 percentage point gap despite a crisis that would test the country’s relationship with the rest of the continent. The 2009 economic crisis hit all...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 33–40.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in Emilia Romagna (northern Italy), Jersey Royal potatoes on the isle of Jersey (UK), feta cheese in Greece, and spettekaka (cake baked on a spit) in Sweden. Similar measures have been used in Mexico, where tequila can only be produced from the blue agave plant in specific regions. Although many...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 78–87.
Published: 01 September 2013
... seven migrant detention centers in Greece, which hold 40 to 500 detainees, Médecins Sans Frontières migrant expert Ioanna Kotsioni most often treats respiratory infections and skin infections. Many migrants, estimated in Europe to top 4 million, live in poor conditions, in concentrated and small spaces...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 9–15.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in Greece were based at the Temple of Zeus in Olympia, which housed one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In their rigid schedule, competitive events were interspersed with religious ceremonies. Similarly, the modern games intentionally took on religious trappings. Coubertin once said: “For me...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 100–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... fewer still. Great Britain will give a little money but take only a small number, while Italy and Greece, already in economic distress, take in tens of thousands. It is an enormous challenge that demands a coordinated effort. Yet at the very moment strong leadership is most needed, Europe has...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 June 2016
... discipline and impose austerity on Greece and other debtor countries. Perhaps a more appropriate example for understanding the prospects of G-20 fiscal coordination is the G-7, a forum that the U.S. has used to push other countries to pursue policies that would help rebalance the global economy. Indeed...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 52–59.
Published: 01 March 2011
... currency, so unemployment and lower salaries are the only options left.” Of course, Spain is hardly the only European country struggling through a profound economic crisis. Greece and Ireland both experienced spectacular economic failures requiring bailouts that threatened the very foundations...
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