Uncertainty hangs heavily over Greece a and the EU
Greece dodged a bullet when the government won a confidence vote in Parliament, but it would not last. The opposition and the government of Prime Minister George Papandreou quickly pushed Greece back into the line of fire. Papandreou refused to step down from power and the opposition refused to back off its demands that elections be held.
The European Union appears relegated to pacing the sidelines as uncertainty – and anxiety – grows. Read more about the Greek debt crisis in the New York Times.