December 6, 2012

Why Obama Scares Europe

Pawel Swieboda, Foreign Affairs

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Central and Eastern Europe feels abandoned by the United States.

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TAGGED: Eurozone, Europe, Barack Obama


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Mixed Message from Catalonia
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