Greece’s young leftist firebrand held the future of his country in his hands for a few days in June. He may do again in 2013
“He came from Greece‘s political wilderness – yet for a few days in June Alexis Tsipras held the future of the euro in his hands. Six months on, the fast-talking firebrand who took the world by storm in the runup to the Greek elections may no longer be in the spotlight, but he has not faded into history. “We may have narrowly lost the battle,” Tsipras says of the failure of his radical left Syriza party to clinch power. “But we have not lost the war.”"
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