Photo Gallery: Schröder Calls for 'United States of Europe'
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Photo Gallery: Schröder Calls for 'United States of Europe'

SPIEGEL Interview with Gerhard Schröder 'Europe Needs to Wake Up'

In a SPIEGEL interview, former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, 67, discusses the German government's learning curve in the euro crisis and his idea of a United States of Europe. He also addresses allegations that his government helped set the stage for the current common currency woes.
Interview conducted by Georg Mascolo and Christoph Schwennicke. Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan.