Thursday, 21 March , 2019

Protectorate

Handelsblatt: Greece to Remain Under Lenders’ Supervision Until 2059

By Theo Ioannou Jan 10, 2018 In a report about Greece’s new omnibus bill and a potential break from its bailout in August 2018, German newspaper...

Greece has become the EU’s third protectorate

by Jan Zielonka 14 Augus 2015 The EU looks increasingly like an empire, having just created its third protectorate in the Balkans. Greece will effectively be...

West rules FYROM as a protectorate

A year ago, at a closed-doors meeting between the USA and EU officials and the leaders of the four major parties of FYROM in Strasbourg, a route map for the resolution of the protracted political crisis was agreed on (or rather imposed). The roots of this political crisis are to be found outside FYROM: it is actually more a confrontation by proxy between “the West”, which supports the opposition, and Russia, which is trying to maintain its influence in the region.