Monthly Archives: March 2015

Is Greece on track for a Eurozone exit?

Greek crisis reaches turning point as bailout talks stallDon’t mention the war

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel is no pushover. Not only is she the most powerful woman in European politics, she’s the most powerful European leader, period. So you have to wonder what kind of response Greek Prime Minister, Alex Tsipras was expecting when he demanded war reparations over Nazi war atrocities when he met with the German premier this week. Whatever his expectations, he received a frosty ‘Nein’ from Merkel, who told Tsipras that ‘in the view of the German government, the issue of reparations is politically and legally closed.’  Continue reading