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Greece Is Bailing Us Out?

Greece is on the verge of default. So who better to come to the aid of the U.S. Special Operations Command? Battleland regularly gets reports from the...

Greece: Easy Does It on The High Seas

It's been what, months, since Stelios Hadji-Ioannou started another business. The European serial entrepreneur of easyJet fame has gone back to his family's...

Greece is the Word

Sunday, Jul. 4, 2004 The final whistle blew on the Euro 2004 final in Lisbon effectively wasting four weeks of the Continent's time. For the result was the same...

Track And Field: Greece: Konstantinos Kenteris

Will the Athens games be marked by a sudden ascendancy in Greek athletics? Olympic officials were so unprepared for Konstantinos Kenteris' victory in the 200-m...

Greece No Mud Touches Me

The corruption charges that have been scorching Greek politics engulfed Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou last week in the worst crisis of his tenure. Papandreou...

Greece: Death in Athens

A commemorative murder As he did every weekday at 7 a.m., Captain George Tsantes stepped into the back seat of a black Plymouth sedan outside his home in...

Greece: Confirming a Commitment

Papandreou changes his mind on U.S. bases Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou called it "a historic day for Greece." Flanked by his entire Cabinet, he announced...

The Community: Greece's Gain

Joining Europe as No. 10 The tenth flagpole in front of the European Community's Brussels headquarters has stood naked since 1972, when, at the last minute,...

GREECE: Posh Prison

Serving time in style With impenitent nostalgia for their heyday, the prisoners still address one another by their former titles, such as "President" and...

GREECE: On the March

Students' ire against Law 815 Not since November 1973 had so many Greek university students rallied in protest. At that time, the celebrated siege of Athens'...

GREECE: The Ailing King

Aristotle Socrates Onassis, 69, is indisputably king of what passes today for the Jet Set. Despite a few minor financial reverses, the swarthy Greek tycoon...

GREECE: The Colonel Musters Out

Shortly after dawn last Wednesday, a Greek government police car sliced through the thick fog and stopped in front of the luxurious seaside villa of George...

GREECE: Papadocracy

All roads leading to Athens were plastered with billboards saying NAI (yes) in bold white against a blue background with the legend VOTE YES FOR DEMOCRACY...

GREECE: Caramanlis Speaks Out

"Is Caramanlis coming?" That question has often been voiced in Greece since the 1967 military takeover, as Greeks wistfully recalled the democratic leadership...

Greece: The Symbols of Acceptance

Shrouded under tarpaulin on the docks of the Italian port of Livorno are more than 200 American heavy tanks. They have been sitting there, running up storage...

GREECE: Escape by Red Carpet

Shortly before noon, the Luftwaffe JetStar landed at Athens airport and taxied over to the sector operated by the U.S. Air Force. Ostensibly, the JetStar was...