A New Deal for Greece – a Project Syndicate Op-Ed

by George Hatjoullis

The last two sentences strike me as a perfect summary of the impasse:

Our task is to convince our partners that our undertakings are strategic, rather than tactical, and that our logic is sound. Their task is to let go of an approach that has failed.

Yanis Varoufakis

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ATHENS – Three months of negotiations between the Greek government and our European and international partners have brought about much convergence on the steps needed to overcome years of economic crisis and to bring about sustained recovery in Greece. But they have not yet produced a deal. Why? What steps are needed to produce a viable, mutually agreed reform agenda?

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