Photo Gallery: The Lonely Struggle of Jens Weidmann
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Photo Gallery: The Lonely Struggle of Jens Weidmann

Saving the Euro Germany's Central Bank against the World

Jens Weidmann, the new president of Germany's Bundesbank, is strongly opposed to making the European Central Bank the lender of last resort in efforts to prop up the common currency. It's a lonely fight, however, and the pressure from Germany's European partners is intense. Some warn that Weidmann's course could end up destroying the euro. By SPIEGEL Staff.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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