The real lesson of the Greek debacle
by David Ignatius
07:12 PM, Sunday, July 05
Many commentators have seen the Greek financial crisis as an exercise in stupidity. Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, for example, likened it last week to the First World War, about which historians “are still, a century later, incredulous ...

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