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Group.png Greece   History Commons Sourcewatch WikiquoteRdf-icon.png
Flag of Greece.svg
Capital cityAthens
LeaderGreece/Prime Minister
Typenation state
Member ofNATO, OECD
SubpageGreece/Debt crisis
Greece/Justice movement
Greece/Leader of the Opposition
Greece/Minister of Finance
"In 2006... the third biggest arms importer after China and India."

Greece is a nation state on the Mediterranean Sea. "The fact that Greece, a relatively small and democratic country with not much in the way of global ambitions, should spend as much on its military as it does is perplexing. In 2006, as the financial crisis was looming, Greece was the third biggest arms importer after China and India."[1]

Debt crisis

Full article: Stub class article Greece/Debt crisis

Jeff Schechtman wrote in 2017 that "After the world financial crisis of 2007/2008, Greece became the world’s Lehman Brothers."[2]

Justice movement

Full article: Stub class article Greece/Justice movement

Some Greek citizens have been demanding that the government take their needs into account, rather than the wishes of the financial oligarchs.


An event carried out

2011 Attacks on LibyaLibyaA premeditated act of aggression that was carried out under a pretext of "humanitarian intervention".


Ambassadors to Greece

Nation stateStartDescription
Ambassador to Greece
US/Ambassador to Greece



Greece/Debt crisisThe crisis over Greek sovereign debt which came to a head with the election of the Syriza Party to office in January 2015 and its refusal to accept EU Commission and ECB demands for further dramatic austerity measure on an already desperately impoverished population.
TWA Flight 847A hijacking by two men who sought the release of 700 Shi'ite Muslims from Israeli custody.


Groups Headquartered Here

A Group Headquartered Here
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Athens University of Economics and Business
University of Macedonia


Citizens of Greece on Wikispooks

Charles Arliotis
Gerasimos Arsenis30 May 193119 April 2016
Bodossaki Athanassiades
Angelos Canellopoulos4 June 193121 November 2009
Efthimios Christodoulou1932
Theodore Couloumbis
Stephan Farrant
Anastasios Giannitsis1944
Gregory HadjieleftheriadisOctober 1938
Basil Kafiris
Panagiotis Kanellopoulos
Kostas Karras21 June 19366 May 2012
Louka Katseli
Niki Kerameus18 July 1980
Giannos Kranidiotis25 September 194714 September 1999A greek diplomat and politician who was killed together with his son in a "freak accident" 3 months after attending a Bilderberg meeting.
Panayotis Lambrias
George Livanos9 July 19261 May 1997
Stephanos Manos20 December 1939
Aristotle Onassis20 January 190615 March 1975
George Pagoulatos
John PaleocrassasMarch 1934
Paschalidis Panagiotis
Michalia G. Papaconstantinou1 November 19192010
Dimitrios Papalexopoulos1962
Theodore Papalexopoulos
Georgios Papandreou13 February 18881 November 1968A critic of NATO
Ioannis Papantoniou27 July 1949
John PesmazoglouA greek economist, member of the Bilderberg Steering committee who was repeatedly denied a passport by the Greek government.
Panagiotis Pipinelis21 March 189919 July 1970
Yannis Stournaras10 December 1956
Christofore Stratos
Loukas Tsoukalis26 April 1950
Panayotis Tsounis
Thomas Varvitsiotis
Thanos Veremis1943
Helen Vlachos18 December 191114 October 1995
Themistocles VokosMay 1939
Basil Zaharoff6 October 184927 November 1936The first modern arms dealer, cunning, aggressive and ruthless.
Constantine D. Zepos1931


Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:A Death Sentence for Greecearticle13 February 2012Mike WhitneyAn analysis and deconstruction of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Greek government and its creditors which secured Greek parliamentary approval amid scenes of unprecedented protests by the Greek population on 11 February 2012.