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Is the Franco-German Axis Kaput?

Posted by seumasach on October 23, 2012

It is not coincidental that Hollande is leading the way in both an imperial policy in Syria and a central bank funded bailout of European banks. An Atlanticist France is a serious problem for Europe whose disarray is only mitigated by the impending implosion of US/UK.

Spiegel

22nd October, 2012

Parallel Universes in Paris and Berlin

The most recent European Union summit exposed deep differences between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande. Berlin wants Brussels to be bestowed with greater power over national budgets and Paris is calling for an end to austerity. The dispute threatens to intensify the euro crisis.

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