Euro Zone moves one step forward, two steps back
In winning support for the Eurozone’s revised bailout fund, Slovakia’s government paid the real price. Sean Carney argues in the Wall Street Journal that few countries may be willing to put their own governments on the line for the sake of Europe’s crumbling currency.
Germany’s Merkel sits at the center of the Eurozone’s crisis
Despite rising unpopularity in her own country, German Chancellor Angela Merkel remains committed to the belief that the survival of the continental union relies upon supporting the EU bailouts. Read more of The Atlantic’s profile of Merkel.
Principles for water and development
The Brookings Institution outlines key principles for increasing access to the billions of people around the globe who lack access to clean water and clean sanitation. William Brown offers some solutions to one of the world’s greatest challenges and highest priorities. Read more here.