Stubborn and Egotistical Europe Is Right to Doubt German Euro Leadership

The drama over Cyprus has made clear that the euro-zone crisis is developing into a struggle over German hegemony in Europe. On the surface, Merkel and Schäuble seem to be working to stabilize the economy. In actuality, they're binding other nations with the shackles of debt.
Most of Europe has tired of German leadership.

Most of Europe has tired of German leadership.

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