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A Growth Strategy for Greece

George Papandreou interviewed by Christopher Alessi

The EU and IMF should loosen the austerity requirements of Greece's bailout package to allow the indebted country to implement needed growth-enhancing policies, says former prime minister George Papandreou.

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FT: Europe Is Risking a Bank Run

Author: Wolfgang Münchau

Once fear reaches a critical mass, people will act, and then a bank run becomes a self-perpetuating process. There has been a lot of complacency about the eurozone crisis in the past eight months.

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Ask CFR Experts

What are the potential benefits and pitfalls of the proposed U.S.-EU Free Trade Agreement?

Asked by Bill Wanlund
Author: Robert Kahn

A U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) could provide a significant boost to U.S. jobs, growth and trade. Conversely, the primary pitfall to the agreement would be if it caused a retreat from multilateralism, divert trade from emerging markets and weaken institutions such as the World Trade Organization.

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Interview

The EU Budget Debate

Sebastian Mallaby interviewed by Christopher Alessi

Acrimony among European leaders regarding a new EU budget is indicative of larger challenges the union faces in facilitating further economic integration, says CFR's Sebastian Mallaby.

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