Greece: The Continuing Crisis

Greece tried out still another Prime Minister last week. It was far from clear whether the new man could solve the country's six-week-old political deadlock. He was 58-year-old Elias Tsirimokos, a onetime Socialist and Communist-fronter who only a few days before had deserted King Constantine's enemy, ex-Premier George Papandreou, to accept the King's invitation to form a government.

The new Prime Minister promised to seek an early vote of confidence, but at week's end he was still reshuffling his Cabinet in an attempt to gain more support in the 300-member Parliament; most...

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