August 16, 2012

Angela's Ashes: Will Germany Burn the Euro?

Sherelle Jacobs, Notebook

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel returned from her summer holiday in South Tyrol, Northern Italy, this week, a popular destination for hikers. But the precipices and sheer drops of the Dolomites are nothing compared to the treacherous eurozone landscape that Merkel now faces. This, coupled with recent significant shifts in Germany, has made a previously preposterous question irresistible for European commentators: could Germany be the first country to jump off the single currency cliff?

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