Deeply Divided   New Greek Government Runs Out of Steam

Six weeks after forming a transitional government to overcome its crisis, Greece is still failing to deliver its promised reforms. The cabinet of Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is deeply divided and has lost the public's confidence. Even the most urgent measures have ground to a halt.
Von Ferry Batzoglou
Christmas lights shine in front of the Parthenon on top of the ancient Acropolis Hill in Athens: "If this government doesn't get it right, Greece will go hungry."

Christmas lights shine in front of the Parthenon on top of the ancient Acropolis Hill in Athens: "If this government doesn't get it right, Greece will go hungry."

Foto: Thanassis Stavrakis/ AP