Reza Moghadan, former head of the IMF European department wrote recently in the Financial Times: “Europe is demanding implementation, in the next few weeks, of a long and comprehensive list of actions that previous governments were unable to deliver in the space of a few years.”
These impossible demands make sense if the aim is for eventual "regime change". However, it is not clear what good this would do as long as the creditors continue the present policy of demands that are politically disastrous for any Greek government to try and satisfy. However, insisting on continuing disastrous policies seems to be a hallmark of EU negotiations with Greece
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Ken is a retired philosophy professor living in the boondocks of Manitoba, Canada, with his Filipina wife. He enjoys reading the news and writing articles. Politically Ken is on the far left of the political spectrum on many issues.