SPIEGEL Interview with Romano Prodi 'Germany Must Make a Decision or the Game Is Over'

With the euro on the brink, all eyes are on Germany. Romano Prodi, a former Italian prime minister and the ex-president of the European Commission, says in a SPIEGEL interview that Germany, as the most powerful country on the Continent, must finally step up and show the courage to resolve the debt crisis.
Political partners Sarkozy and Merkel: "Chancellor Merkel, in the end, is obliged to dictate the rules."

Political partners Sarkozy and Merkel: "Chancellor Merkel, in the end, is obliged to dictate the rules."

Foto: PHILIPPE WOJAZER/ REUTERS
Interview conducted by Fiona Ehlers and Hans Hoyng