1 year on, Greek PM faces toughest challenge yet over state TV closure, amid risk of elections
Washington Post, 17.06.2013
Exactly a year ago, Greece’s conservative prime minister won the mandate to form a coalition government with a daunting brief: Restart punishing reforms, keep the debt-stifled country in the eurozone and end months of political chaos. […]
But Janis A. Emmanouilidis, a senior analyst at the Brussels-based European Policy Centre, argued that Samaras — who has invested strongly with conservative voters with his tough line on ERT — could emerge stronger if a compromise is reached.
“There’s strong interest from the outside that there is continuity in Greece and stability for some time to come ... So I think the pressure is there,” Emmanouilidis said by telephone from Brussels.
“I think for the coalition — for the smaller coalition partners — I think there is the realization that elections are not in their interest either.” […]
Link to original text here
Latest media contributions
European Populists Who Looked to Trump Now Look Away
Quotes, The New York Times, 13.01.2021
EPC Update – State of the Union & challenges for 2021
Online Briefing, YouTube, 08.01.2021
Alemania al mando del Consejo Europeo: logros y fracasos
Quotes, Deutsche Welle (Spanish), 15.12.2020
Taking Stock of the German EU Council Presidency and Identifying Challenges for 2021
Online DGAP-EPC Event, YouTube, 15.12.2020
Jokes About Hungarian ‘Dictator’ Masked Breach at Heart of EU
Quotes, Bloomberg, 10.12.2020
"Gesamtnote 2- oder 3+"
Quotes, tagesschau, 01.12.2020
Europas Erfolge, Europas Enttäuschungen: Das erste Jahr der neuen EU-Spitze
Podcast, hr info, 01.12.2020
Die Zeit kühner Prognosen ist vorüber
Quotes, Die Presse (Austria), 27.11.2020
EPC Annual Conference 2020 – European integration in light of COVID-19: United in adversity or my country first?
Online Conference, YouTube, 13.11.2020
US election: EU pins hopes on Joe Biden victory
Quotes, Deutsche Welle (English), 01.11.2020