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How to Close the Deficit (A Little)

My colleague Fareed Zakaria has a really smart column today about Germany’s role in the Greek debt crisis–and guess what? He’s not bashing the Germans for fiscal...

Obama’s European Stimulus Challenge

Barack Obama’s reelection may well depend on stimulus. Not the stimulus bill that passed Congress in 2009. Or the monetary injections administered by the Federal...

Has Obama ‘Gotten It’ in Time?

It was a headline long in coming. On the front page of the New York Times on Sunday, datelined Camp David, Maryland, there was a clear signal that President...

Morning Must Reads: Arraignment

Francois Hollande will take change of France and Greece is in disarray after European voters punish austerity. This man named Angus could swing the Senate. Joe...

World

Presidential Rivals Vie for Angry Voters 1 | FRANCE Socialist candidate Franois Hollande dominated the first round of France's presidential elections with 28.8%...

4 Ways the Euro Could Fail

The euro will not die overnight, but it seems increasingly unlikely that the common currency will survive in its present form. European countries and...

Democracy Could Destroy the Euro

The euro has survived a string of disasters, from the banking crisis in Ireland to the real estate collapse in Spain, as well as nonstop economic chaos in...

Britain Slumps

Word now comes that Great Britain has slipped back into recession after several years of David Cameron’s austerity experiment. It seems, yet again, that John...

Must-Reads from Around the World, May 10, 2012

Pakistani Push-back - In an interview with the Guardian, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani insists his country did not shelter Osama bin Laden and...

202 million

the number of unemployed people across the world by the end this year—up from 196 million in 2011, according to the International Labour Organization’s World of...