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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

An Empire Strikes Back: Germany and the Greek Crisis | Stratfor

An Empire Strikes Back: Germany and the Greek Crisis | Stratfor
 the Germans did something they never wanted to do: resurrect fairly unambiguously the idea that Germany is the sovereign and dominant nation-state in Europe, and that it has the power and the will to unilaterally impose its will on another nation. Certainly the niceties of votes by finance ministers and prime ministers were adhered to, but it was the Germans who conducted the real negotiations and who imposed their will on Greece.

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