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What now for Greece?

Glory is often short-lived. Financial suffering, on the other hand, can continue for generations

By David Patrikarakos  

Greece is having to confront its future as a nation. © Petros Giannakouris/AP/Press Association Images

Greece has spoken. More importantly, it has done so emphatically and in direct opposition to EU wishes. The No campaign won the 5th July referendum with over 60 per cent of the vote. Greeks partied in the streets. Its governing party Syriza no doubt partied too, though behind closed doors. Syriza had taken a huge gamble and won. Greek Prime Minister…

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