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Iceland's ex-prime minister Geir Haarde (R) smiles next to his lawyer Andri Arnason on March 5, 2012 in Reykjavik's court during his trial over his role in the 2008 banking sector collapse that brought his country to its knees
Tuesday, Mar. 06, 2012

Open quoteHe may be a failed politician, but is he a criminal?Close quote

  • a professor at the University of Iceland, on the trial of former Prime Minister Geir Haarde for failing to avert the financial crisis of 2008
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