Yes indeed, the CIA did.
And it is hard in retrospect to argue that the average Greek has had a worse time since World War II--colonels bribing Spiro Agnew and all--than the average Bulgarian or Macedonian. (Excuse me, I meant FYR of Macedonia inhabitant.)
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