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Greek Elections 2015: Quo Vadis, Alexis?

Panagiotarea, Eleni, (2015), “Greek Elections 2015: Quo Vadis, Alexis?”, Heinrich Boll Stiftung publications, 23 September

There is no doubt about it: Tsipras proved a real master of the political game. His gamble paid off. In fact, whether by accident or by design, he won more than he staked: a clear victory, following Syriza’s spectacular policy U-turn on ending austerity; a clear mandate to proceed with the implementation of the third bailout programme; the failure of the far-left, anti-memorandum Syriza rebels, who formed Popular Unity, to gain representation in parliament;

 

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