Photo Gallery: Bridgebuilders in Berlin and Paris

Foto: epa Dolega/ picture-alliance/ dpa

Merkozy's Men Advisers Seek to Bridge Euro Differences

Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut and Xavier Musca are not household names, but the two are playing a crucial role in efforts in Paris and Berlin to find joint policies for saving the euro. As the main advisers to Merkel and Sarkozy for coordination between Germany and France in the crisis, the two are building a bridge between two vastly different political worlds.
Translated from the German by Josh Ward