July 23, 2012
The recent visit of former US President Bill Clinton in Athens cannot be considered as a simple visit. It might be a well-planned decision of the US to put its economic leverage in Europe sixty years after the initiation of the Marshall Plan for the reconstruction of post-war Europe.
The Clinton Global Initiative is a well-respected institution dealing with alleviation and growth projects in the Third World. It is also devoted to the combat of diseases plundering Africa. In addition to that, the former President is using its global influence to support concrete interests around the world dealing in the wider sphere with the strengthening of the US role in global affairs. From that perspective his role is specific and goal-oriented.
His visit in Athens on the 22d of July in a period of awaiting the troika and getting prepared for tough negotiations is not at all accidental. He represents a […]