The Supreme Court prosecutor in Greece ordered parliament of Greece this week to examine a number of complaints against the former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis for preparing to exit from the euro. Some of these charges amounted to treason. But Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras this week backed his former finance minister, confirming that he authorized his former minister to draw up contingency plans in case the country was forced to leave the euro, calling it the obligation of a responsible government.
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Natylie Baldwin is co-author of Ukraine: Zbig's Grand Chessboard & How the West Was Checkmated, available from Tayen Lane Publishing. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in various publications including Sun Monthly, Dissident Voice, (more...)