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The Tormentor of Europe

A framed photograph of Che Guevara exhaling a cloud of cigar smoke hangs on a wall in the modest office of Alexis Tsipras in central Athens. It's an easy symbol...

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...

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...

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...

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%...

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...