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Letter from Berlin Walking the Euro-Zone Tightrope with Angela Merkel

The list of Angela Merkel's critics is long these days, including many from within her own party. But even as she does what she can to ensure the passage of vital euro-zone reforms in late September, she risks alienating German voters. Her political life could be at stake.
Both Chancellor Merkel and Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle have been heavily criticized in recent weeks.

Both Chancellor Merkel and Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle have been heavily criticized in recent weeks.

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