Seizing opportunities

Greece needs to play its cards right if it wants to profit from the opportunities arising on the international stage, but also to keep in mind that all of the big players are unpredictable and the game at hand incredibly complex.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to have finally understood that he needs to start closing some of his many open fronts. He is trying to restore relations with the European Union, mainly relying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who supported Ankara through the tough times and appears to be the only steady hand in this age of Twitter diplomacy. If Ankara remains committed to its European overture, this means new opportunities for Greece, beyond the return of the two soldiers last week.

In the meantime, of course, relations between Turkey and the United States are at a definite nadir, though opinions are divided over how deep the...

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