Interesting, but I don’t think Merkel wants to be seen as the one to abandon the dying Euro. She will struggle on for another 3 years and then retire as German Chancellor – let her successor deal with it! It is true that US plotting to defeat Russia (which is anyway a 1950s Cold War idea in this multipolar world) is starting to unravel, more and more aspects are being revealed as a sham (like framing Russia over the MH17 downing and the whole Ukraine adventure, another miscalculation).
As European citizens head for the August Beach fest, very few of them will be aware that the World may be on the brink of the biggest shift in global power scales since 1938. The reasons for this are various…but they are all, allegedly, giving Mutti Merkel pause for thought.
Last January I posted at some length about how Greece would default on May 21st this year without further help. Unusually for this site, quite a few MSM bods picked up on the analysis and the piece wound up getting the best hits here at The Slog for over two years.
As things turned out, through a combination of obfuscation and misrepresentation, Samaras and his cronies got their backdoor bailout just in time: ‘Greece needs another infusion of money to avoid default in May, when it has to repay 12.5 billion euros ($17.2 billion) of government…
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