In Greek Talks, Why It’s 18 Versus One

March 19, 2015 9:43 PM

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In Greek Talks, Why It’s 18 Versus One

As talks over Greece’s bailout move closer to the brink, the 19 countries of the eurozone have split into two distinct camps: Greece and the other 18.

It didn’t start off quite like this. The new government of Alexis Tsipras was greeted warily by many when it took office in January, given the left-wing leader’s bold campaign promises of writing off the country’s debt. But there were some sympathizers on the left among the leaders of France and Ita...

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