January 8, 2014

The EU's Weak Link Must Hold

Nikos Konstandaras, New York Times

The Associated Press

The European Union’s rotating presidency may be a symbolic gesture toward equality, but it does allow us to measure a country’s fortunes each time it finds itself in the role. On Jan. 1, Greece took over the leadership at a crucial time for itself and for the union. The most troubled member, still dependent on loans from its partners and with its coalition government hanging on to power by a slim majority in Parliament, will represent the European Union for six months as its 28 members confront major questions on the group’s identity and future.

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