Opposition leader and head of radical leftist Syriza party, Alexis Tsipras addresses supporters during a campaign in central Athens (REUTERS/Marko Djurica).

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Greek Elections: Just the Beginning of More Turmoil for the Eurozone

January 23, 2015, Daniel V. Speckhard

On Sunday, Greeks will go to the polls, where they are expected to choose the far-left, anti-bailout party Syriza. Daniel Speckhard writes that given the enormity of what’s at stake—the economic fallout for Europe if Greece defaults, Greek banks running out of money, a Greek exit becoming a real possibility and the implications for other troubled European countries and the eurozone—Europe needs to move cautiously.

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