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Europe’s Biggest Election: Part 2 – Germany and the Rest of Europe



There’s an important election coming up on 22 September. Germany goes to the polls and everyone’s expecting current Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to be reinstated. If you didn’t catch my previous post, click here to get a quick primer on the election and the parties involved. Regardless of where…

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Effects of Eurozone Summit Agreement Will Depend on the Details



Last week saw two German defeats within 24 hours. On the football field, Mario Balotelli led Italy to a 2-1 victory over Germany in the UEFA Euro 2012 semifinals. In Brussels, it was another Mario that dealt Germany a defeat of sorts at the Eurozone summit. Italian prime minister, Mario Monti…

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