Global Finance, Energy and Environment: News, Views, and Stories of Interest
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
STRATFOR: Political Will Needs to Step Up
It's no surprise that political leaders don't always say what they mean. Sometimes the motive is clear - like with "It depends on what the meaning of the words 'is' is," and "They misunderestimated me."
But more often than not you need a translator. Take German Chancellor Angela Merkel's recent speech at an event in Berlin. "Political solutions," new "treaties"—sounds great, right? STRATFOR readers know what this really means for struggling eurozone nations: If you want Germany to bail you out, you're gonna have to fall in line and hand over some control.