The violence gripping Greece is not only economic, but also physical. Last week a young Pakistani man was murdered on the street by two men on motorcycles. Along with a collection of armory – bats, guns and knifes – found in the murder’s home was a collection of pre-election Golden Dawn leaflets.
Blackwater is notorious. A private mercenary army, it first came to public attention in 2003 two years after it was founded after the US government contracted it to provide military support for the war in Iraq. Innumerable scandals followed. And now the Greek Government has enlisted its services for domestic duties.
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