Germany and the Euro

Germany and the Euro
Re "Why Germany Must Save the Euro" [Aug. 12]: The German political and financial elite has shown a tremendously myopic, narrow-minded and, ultimately, self-destructive conduct from the beginning of the crisis. If the euro zone crumbles, then the biggest loser will undoubtedly be Germany, as the introduction of the ultra-strong deutsche mark would give the kiss of death to its export-driven economy. Not to be misunderstood, I do not ignore the vast mistakes made by southern countries during the past decade, and I despise both left- and right-wing populist rhetoric that Germany must...

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