Greece: Into Phase 2

For nearly a month, Greece has been gripped by a bitter and highly significant struggle. On one side were the hard-lining former military officers, who sought to perpetuate their rigidly moralistic rule. Pitted against them were the more moderate revolutionary leaders, who favored an eventual return to some form of parliamentary government. After a series of shifts and political maneuvers, it is finally clear that the moderates, led by Premier George Papadopoulos, have emerged the winners. Their victory signaled the start of a new chapter in Greece's post-revolutionary development.

The showdown had...

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