September 18, 2012
Did Merkel Just Save Obama?
Benjamin Weinthal, Foreign Policy
Barack Obama had a lot on his hands last week with attacks on U.S. embassies across the Middle East, but in Europe, a big story buried by the drama of firefights in Libya, Cairo riots, and tumult in Tunisia should have him sleeping a bit easier. In fact, he might want to send a thank-you note to Germany's top court, which on Wednesday, Sept. 12, upheld Chancellor Angela Merkel's plan to rescue the euro.
TAGGED: European Stability Mechanism, Germany, Eurozone, United States, Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, 2012