Pierpaolo Barbieri on the euro

The Rumors of the Euro’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated
The New Republic
December 13, 2011
Commentary by: Pierpaolo Barbieri, Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy, International Security Program
Topic: The euro

“Another month, another EU Summit. And once again, markets are judging the compromise as, at best, incomplete—at worst, disastrously insufficient. On top of everything else, the new agreement has managed to formally isolate Britain from the other 26 EU member states. (British euroskeptics are applauding their country’s newfound estrangement, but more considered commentators realize the situation is fraught.) So is Europe ultimately doomed to all that jazz about euro breakup and financial apocalypse?”

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