FOREIGN RELATIONS: Beyond Protocol in Greece

The U.S. State Department has been moderately frigid in its dealings with the militarist dictatorship of Premier George Papadopoulos in Greece. Only last week Assistant Secretary of State Joseph Sisco publicly regretted the lack of sufficient progress toward a return to a constitutional government. But a few days later Secretary of Commerce Maurice Stans flew into Athens and warmly embraced the regime.

Noting that nine high Greek officials had turned out to attend a luncheon in his honor at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Stans told them that he considered this "a compliment...

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