Stalling for Time Greek Reform Effort Slows to a Crawl

The troika is back in Athens this week and with all eyes on Italy, Greece feels it has little to fear. But important reforms have stalled and the government's belt-tightening efforts seem paralyzed. Politicians are playing for time and hoping for fresh money.
Protesters in Greece: Many are already fearful of the "Bulgarian syndrome".

Protesters in Greece: Many are already fearful of the "Bulgarian syndrome".

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