Tsipras rules a fractious party and a fractious government (Photo:


Greece: too much talk, not enough vision

Almost two months after it came to power, Alexis Tsipras' government is still a mystery to many Europeans.

Confrontational and contradictory statements from his ministers, and failure to deliver on Eurozone reform demands in exchange for a badly-needed loan, raise questions about his ability to govern and his willingness to keep Greece in the euro.

This month, for instance, interior minister Dimitris Mardas indicated Greece would default on a €450 million repayment to the Interna...

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