Opposition leader and head of radical leftist Syriza party, Alexis Tsipras addresses supporters during a campaign in central Athens (REUTERS/Marko Djurica).
Greek Elections: Just the Beginning of More Turmoil for the Eurozone
January 23, 2015,
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.