Greece and the Euro

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Greece and the Euro: Syriza, the last man standing

ATHENS | By Nick Malkoutzis at The Agora | Until a few days ago the only thing connecting SYRIZA and Texas was the lone star on their flags. But, suddenly, the US’s second-largest state seems to have provided a defining moment for Greece’s second-largest party. SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras chose a speech at the University of Texas in Austin on November 4 to put minds outside of Greece at ease with regard to his party’s plans should it come to power after the next general elections.