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Editorial: The trap of fatigue

The government is trying to free itself from the unavoidable fissures that governing brings with it.

After five-and-a-half months in power the government has some problem areas which if they continue and are not controlled may shake the relationship of trust that the PM from the start tried to create with citizens.

As some in the US question NATO, Greece invests in the alliance

NATO is celebrating its 70th anniversary, yet it is an odd birthday, as the person currently occupying the position of natural figurehead of this international family - as presidents of the United States have essentially shaped it and raised it over the decades - appears to be questioning whether it still has a raison d'etre.