In recent months, that familiar stern, cropped-hair silhouette has become emblematic of discipline, austerity, and amongst the more optimistic, salvation. But to pick a single label for Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, would leave Europe divided - oppressor, or saviour?
On June 29th, 2015, Greece's failure to requite €1.73 billion to the IMF made it the first European nation to join the list of countries that have defaulted on IMF loans; a register that includes pariah states,…Continue
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By Vasilis Trigkas
In the 4th century BC Macedonia, a Greek-speaking kingdom of Northern Greece, under the leadership of Phillip II, set out to unify the Mediterranean World. Macedonia’s quest for hegemonic stability brought her into a direct conflict with old established Hellenic powers like Thebes, Sparta and most of all Athens.
By the mid 4th century BC Athens had recovered from the disastrous defeat of the Peloponnesian war. The resilient Athenians…Continue
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