Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Greek Military 'Bleeding' and 'Boiling'


Austerity is affecting Greece's national security; and Turkey is testing the country's weakened military.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

Biting budget cuts spurred by Greece's recession-ravaged economy have resulted in the military's operational costs being reduced by 29% since 2010. Politicians and defense experts say the cuts are strangling the nation's defense capabilities, sapping military morale and feeding far-right nationalism, even murmurs of a possible military rebellion.

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