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Amid all the confusion out of Greece yesterday, there was a disturbing story about how top brass in the military had been sacked. Was it really possible that the government was fearing a coup or something?No.
A source on the ground in Greece explains that it’s all pretty benign.
Nothing unusual there…
It is common practice whenever a Greek ruling govt party is ending its
term and their re-election outlook is poor, that the current at that
time armed forces leadership is substituted by the next-in-line party
This way their chosen replacement candidates also get the opportunity to
occupy the top position, until at least the new govt replaces them with
their own party friendly officers.
Musical chairs made in Greece and wearing khaki …
As the current PASOK govt is presently staring a possible election in
its face and all the polls certify their all time low popularity, they
are paying off political favours while they still can.
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