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Theodoros Pangalos

1925 "Morality Police" Tried to Control Length of Women’s Skirts

As hard as it is to believe today, there once were "Morality Police" in Greece tasked with measuring the length of women's skirts. Under the guise of efforts to preserve morality and order, General Theodoros Pangalos  passed laws to...

PASOK In Panic Over Papandreou Defiance

PASOK's once-dominant Socialist party is in almost completely disarray in the aftermath of its former leader and previous Greek premier George Papandreou in an almost-open rebellion against the current leader, Evangelos Venizelos. Papandreou voted against a key banking article in...

Remembering The Rocks of Imia, 18 Years Later

It was an incident that almost brought Greece and Turkey to war in a dispute over who owned the two uninhabited rocky islets of Imia, and cost the lives of three crew members of a Greek Navy helicopter who...

Pangalos Tells Greeks: Flee if SYRIZA Wins

Outspoken former Greek Deputy Prime Minister Theodoras Pangalos, who served in a PASOK Socialist government from 2009-12 before retiring after his party took a beating in last year's elections, said if the major opposition party Coalition of the Radical...

EYP Questioned About Phone Taps

No one outside the Parliament's Ethics Committee will ever know what he said, but the head of the National Intelligence Service (EYP), Theodoros Dravillas, is scheduled to testify before them on Oct. 31 and answer questions about the agency’s...

U.S: Reactions after Pangalos' Statements about Interceptions

The U.S government reacted intensely after the statements of Theodoros Pangalos about the case of interceptions, which has been an extensively reported topic in the U.S media. State Department spokeswoman, Jeniffer Psaki, was asked about the "network of interceptions" that...

Pangalos Spy Claims Gall Greek Government

Continuing his reputation as a loose cannon even in retirement, former Greek Deputy Prime Minister Theodoros Pangalos' claims that Greece listened in on private talks of U.S. Ambassadors in Athens and Ankara have drawn a swift rebuke from the...

Pangalos: Greek Government was Spying on US Ambassadors

During a radio interview, former Greek foreign affairs minister Theodoros Pangalos, revealed that the Greek government was spying on two US ambassadors. "We didn't learn anything new...Everybody can monitor anybody...Greece's intelligence service (EYP) had managed to tap the phones of the...

Pangalos Doesn't Love Venizelos

He's retired and out of the public eye but former PASOK Socialist stalwart Theodoros Pangalos, known for shooting from the hip and sometimes shooting himself in the foot at the same time, just couldn't resist taking shots at the...

Deputy PM: Greece Will Run Out of Money in Six Weeks

Greek Deputy Prime Minister Theodoros Pangalos has warned that the country will run out of money within six weeks, unless it honors its bitterly-disputed EU bailout deal. Pangalos said he was "very much afraid of what is going to happen"...