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Voridis Snipe At Andreas Papandreou Opens Rift

Only days after Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras brought the PASOK Socialists into an alliance government with his New Democracy Conservatives - which he had said he would never do - the fragile administration has opened a wound after...

Draenos’ Biography Reveals Andreas Papandreou

The Economist has featured on its website the biography of Andreas Papandreou by Stan Draenos, entitled Andreas Papandreou: The Making of a Greek Democrat and Political Maverick, published by I.B. Tauris, praising it as a keen analysis of modern...

Elias Kulukundis and The Amorgos Conspiracy

An international network of militant Trotskyists, the politically passionate heir to a Greek shipping fortune, an adventurous 1969 escape from confinement in Greece under the Colonels: these are the larger-than-life elements of The Amorgos Conspiracy, in which Greek-American author...

Former PM's Brother Andreas Papandreou CDS Trade Involvement Reinvestigated

Financial crimes prosecutor Grigoris Peponis on Wednesday, July 11, called for additional investigation into the possible involvement of Andreas Papandreou, the brother of former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, in transactions involving credit default swaps (CDS) on Greek debt...

Der Spiegel: Greek Politicians Who Brought On Crisis Now Promise Changes

German weekly magazine Der Spiegel did a feature on the May 6 Greek elections. Under the title "Athens calls on elections" and the subtitle "What crisis?," the editor writes that the political candidates, "especially those who led Greece to crisis," promise...

From Father To Son, PASOK Celebrates its 37th Birthday

In 1974, a couple of months before the colonels' junta collapsed, current Prime Minister's father, Andreas Papandreou, left Toronto and returned home, in order to create the Pan-Hellenic So-cialist Movement, known as Pasok. Andrea's political "child" had a a tint of Marxism mixed with a nationalist and socialist agenda. Thirty seven...

Colonel Gadhafi's Greek Ties

Almost thirty years ago, Gadhafi along with Mitterrand, was enjoying Cretan hospitality in Andrea Papandreou’s favorite resort in Elounda. But times change and it is from the same island, with the full support of Andreas Papandreou’s son, that NATO has brought the Colonel to his limits.