Biden and the Greek-American community

National interest, rather than personal ties, is the key factor which determines a state's foreign policy-making - even more so when we are talking about the world's leading power. That said, the personal dimension remains part of the equation.
In the case of Joe Biden, one thing that differentiates the US president-elect from his predecessors is his long-standing and close ties with the Greek diaspora. Of course that alone should not generate too much enthusiasm. After all, when it comes to the main issue occupying Greece and Cyprus at the moment -i.e. Turkey's behavior - calculations are complex and they take into account parameters that exceed personal preferences and sensibilities, even those of the president.

Nevertheless, the relationship between Biden and America's Greek diaspora is genuine and sincere. One expects that it will make up a piece of the puzzle,...

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