Our guest in this edition studied political science and international relations in Istanbul, then went to the US to work at the United Nations and later studied for a doctorate at the Columbia Law School. Dilek Kurban is currently political analyst and a Mercator IPC fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, based in Berlin.
The debt crisis in Greece is coming to a head. The European Union insists on further reforms as a precondition for additional funds, but Greece is balking and there’s no obvious agreement on the horizon. For weeks, Athens has been lurching from one deadline to the next. Europe’s patience looks to be running out. What lies ahead for Greece?