Photo Gallery: Where Europe Went Wrong 09/11/2012
 Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and former French President Valéry...
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Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and former French President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing are two of the leading architects of the European Union. In a SPIEGEL interview, the veteran statesmen discuss the causes of the euro crisis and the lack of vision among today's European politicians. Here, protesters burn a European Union flag during a rally against new austerity measures in the Greek city of Thessaloniki on Sept. 8.