Latest update: 25/05/2012
- Angela Merkel - euro - Europe - European Union - eurozone - François Hollande - Germany - Greece
Merkel's next move: Will Germany stick to its guns on austerity?
François Hollande steals the show at his first late-night EU summit but the ball remains firmly in Angela Merkel’s court. Her constituents remain torn between paying for pain they don’t (yet) feel and shouldering the blame for an eventual collapse of the euro.
- Shahin VALLEE, Economist, Visiting Fellow at Bruegel;
- Thomas KLAU, Paris Bureau Chief, European Council on Foreign Relations;
- Ronald FREEMAN, Finance director, Member of the executive committee, Atlantic Council.