The Euro Crisis: Waiting for German Elections

10/24/2012
2012-10-24 By Harald Malmgren The mid-October Euro Summit illuminated widening divisions between the leadership in France and Germany. It is the German leadership which is most opposed to a single bank supervisor and a comprehensive “banking union” for the EU. In German politics, a EU banking union is little more than…

Greece: A Harsh Balancing Act

09/07/2010
The Greek Economic Crisis And Defense Budget Cuts: A Question of Balance By Harry Syringas hs@sldinfo.com Greece’s economic crisis and recent bailout have called for budget cuts across the board, including in its defense budget. Hence, given the fact that major arm suppliers of Greece, like Germany, demand reduction in…