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Where did the debt come from?

It's a formula that should be familiar to everyone by now:

Privatize the profits and make the expenses and losses public.

It's hard to go broke when you're on the winning side of this trade. Hard to stay solvent when you're not.

Coming to a country near you.

Note: Rumor has it that Greece, like Afghanistan, has a tremendous amount of untapped mineral wealth, including the so-called "rare metals" that are in such high demand. That may be the ultimate prize here.