Lonely Struggle Wolfgang Schäuble's Fight to Save Europe

Germany's Wolfgang Schäuble wants Europe to be his legacy. But his efforts to reform the EU and save the euro face many obstacles. One of them is his boss, Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Wolfgang Schäuble has been front and center on the German political stage for four decades.

Wolfgang Schäuble has been front and center on the German political stage for four decades.

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan