Reuters/Maxim Shemetov - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (C) speaks with Greek expatriates during a wreath-laying ceremony at the statue of Russian-born founder of modern Greek state Ioannis Kapodistrias in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 19, 2015.

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Who Lost Greece? Parallels with Russia in 1998

August 28, 2015, Brian Pinto

Brian Pinto examines the striking parallels between Greece and the failed 1998 IMF-led international rescue of Russia, with stark implications for Greece today.

  • In the News

    [Alexis Tsipras] will now run a campaign focused on an agenda against corruption, oligarchs and the old political establishment. He will try to reunite the center. In this respect, he may even gain from Syriza’s effective dissolution.

    August 26, 2015, Theodore Pelagidis, Bloomberg
  • In the News

    [Greek] people got caught up in Tsipras’s anti-austerity movement even though their government and their banks desperately needed the money. This led them to vote against their interests.

    August 24, 2015, Theodore Pelagidis, Foreign Policy
  • Opinion | Project Syndicate

    A balance-sheet approach to fiscal policy

    August 18, 2015, Kemal Derviş

  • In the News

    The Europeans will try to give Tsipras something because they need him. I think they could invest in him. They will give him frontloaded structural funds from the European programs and some kind of reprofiling of debt, which does not need to be a haircut.

    July 31, 2015, Theodore Pelagidis, Handelsblatt
  • In the News

    The priority now [for Greece] should be to do the deal and try to normalize the situation.

    July 28, 2015, Theodore Pelagidis, Handelsblatt
  • Blog Post

    The Greek bailout drama: Is this time different?

    July 27, 2015, Theodore Pelagidis | comments

  • Blog Post

    Germany's big fat Greek angst

    July 24, 2015, Constanze Stelzenmüller | comments

  • In the News

    One often gets the impression that Merkel is speaking to her own party's backbenchers and for everybody else in Europe it's 'take it or leave it.'

    July 14, 2015, Constanze Stelzenmüller, AFP
  • Blog Post

    Greece and Europe reach a deal after all

    July 13, 2015, Douglas J. Elliott | comments

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