Photo Gallery: Germany's Growing Isolation
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Photo Gallery: Germany's Growing Isolation

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Merkel's Increasing Isolation Germany at Odds with Partners over Euro Crisis

Berlin has been unflinching it its efforts to both increase fiscal discipline in the euro zone and to avoid throwing more money at the European debt crisis. Increasingly, though, Germany's EU partners are unwilling to play along. Chancellor Merkel now finds herself confronted with powerful opponents. By SPIEGEL Staff
Translated from the German by Josh Ward