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Merkel Caves in to Sarkozy Germany's Allies Shocked by Euro Zone Backdown

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has disappointed her allies in the fight for stricter stability rules for the euro. She gave in again to French demands, in exchange for concessions that may not be realized. Will her lack of a backbone weaken Europe's currency?
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen