The World from Berlin 'Germany As Isolated on Euro as US Was On Iraq'

Prophecies of doom are mounting as the euro zone hurtles deeper into crisis, and the world pins its hopes on Germany to solve it. The country has been thrust into a leadership role it has avoided for decades, isolating Berlin from its partners, say commentators. Poland's foreign minister has implored the country to save the euro "for your own sake and for ours."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel at an EU summit last month.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at an EU summit last month.

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-- David Crossland