On the occasion of the official visit of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in the USA and his meeting with US President Barack Obama, the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and Brookings Institution have published a collection of short papers. This collection, entitled: ‘Greek Myths and Reality’ includes the following contributions:

  • Greek Myths and Reality  by Loukas Tsoukalis
  • “The Greek economy is not adjusting” by  George Pagoulatos
  • “Greeks are Lazy and Unskilled” by Dimitris Katsikas, Kyriacos Filinis
  • “Greeks don’t pay taxes” by Marianthi Anastasatou
  • “Greeks are Selfish” by Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos 
  • “The Eastern Mediterranean is a Quiet Neighborhood and Greece’s Role is Unimportant” by  Thanos Dokos
  • “Cyprus Pays for Its Own Failures” by Sofronis Clerides                                                

You can find more information on the collection of short papers on the Greek crisis here.