August 20, 2012

Showdowns That Will Define Europe's Future

Mats Persson, Daily Telegraph

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EU leaders may soon have to choose between keeping the euro and maintaining democracy.

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TAGGED: Greece, Netherlands, Spain, France, Germany, Eurozone, Europe


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