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By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
“Grexit” or similar trauma is not about who writes the check but how the future of Europe & Euro-Atlantic institutions is chiseled for this century and beyond.
http://diplomatartist.com/greece-shoved-into-putins-sphere-of-influence/

MONEY BUZZ Blog Report: EUROZONE GREEK TRAGEDY NOT IN FINAL SCENE? By Ambassador Mo
Greece has now pulled off two surprises: victory over Russia into next round of Euro2012 & election results that favor pro-austerity/bailout  coalition Government in Athens. With victory of “New-Democracy Party” in Greek elections, most of EU establishment, for that matter global financial community will breathe relief, for the moment. However, … –MORE–
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MONEY BUZZ Blog Report: ANOTHER GORING FOR AUSTERITY & MERKEL IN SPANISH BANK BAILOUT? By Ambassador Mo
Does Spain’s continued fall into economic malaise reflect what US may have looked without stimulus and with more fiscal austerity? (Bill Clinton has aptly made the point). Does the way as well as fact of bailout of Spanish banks reflect a fundamental change of course for Europe away from austerity? –More–
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Blog Report: DID LAGARDE GIVE GREEKS THE FINGER? By Ambassador Mo
Christine Lagarde’s record is not particularly better than her choice of words. The IMF Managing Director made a point of minimizing economic pain felt by Greeks as a result of financial crisis & austerity. However, it has been Greek pensioners, working class & most vulnerable who have suffered most. There has been at least one very public case of a despairing Greek pensioner committing suicide. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/did-lagarde-give-greeks-the-finger/53047Image

Blog Report: GREECE UNZIPS & AUSTERITY COMES UNDONE, By Ambassador Mo
Germany’s Angela Merkel & advocates of austerity have more to worry about even than Greece if the latter unzips from the Euro. Most of the rest of Europe had hoped to first bandage & then isolate Greek economic pain. It was an open secret that most were ready to unmoor Greece from the Euro but all in due time when the process would not put at risk bigger European banks/investors. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/greece-unzips-austerity-comes-undone/52157Image

Blog Report: CYPRUS TALKS FAIL, AGAIN? By Ambassador Mo
UNSG Ban Ki-moon has concluded that there is not enough progress in talks between the two Cyprus leaders to move forward toward an international conference that might have helped deliver a final settlement. In fact, it is unclear what next step is and when. –More–
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