Greece: I Am the Boss

Triangles can be as troublesome in politics as they are in romance. Thus, when a triumvirate of more or less equal members took over as Greece's new government after a military coup last April, it was almost inevitable that sooner or later the rule of three would be replaced by the rule of one strong man. Last week most Greeks agreed that Colonel George Papadopoulos, 48, was that man.

At first, Papadopoulos had settled for the relatively unimposing post of Minister to the Premier. Brigadier General Stylianos Pattakos took over the powerful Interior...

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