Bloomberg

31/10/2011

Merkel Asserts EU Crisis Leadership as She Seeks to Win Back German Voters

“Merkel got what she wanted,” Shada Islam, an analyst at the Friends of Europe policy-advisory group in Brussels, said by phone yesterday after the summit ended. “This has confirmed Germany’s role as the make-or-break player not only in the euro- zone crisis but in European Union affairs beyond Europe.”  Full article