Itsuo Toshima

Athens may become China's first stop in Europe

Graffiti illustrates people holding banners stating"yes" and "no" in central Athens July 4. © AP

China may be hoping Greece withdraws from the eurozone so it can make strategic purchases there more cheaply if the country returns to the drachma. It is possible that Beijing is also wishing this to happen so that it can sweep in as a white knight amid Greece's current confusion. Acquisitio...