Interview With German Finance Minister Schäuble 'The US Has Lived on Borrowed Money for Too Long'

In an interview with SPIEGEL, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble, 68, criticizes US calls for Germany to reduce exports, outlines his plans for an insolvency framework for indebted European nations and the emphasizes the significance of the German-French axis for Europe.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble.

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble.

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Interview conducted by Michael Sauga and Peter Müller