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Tick-Tock, Goes the Greek Banking Clock

Can Greece cut a deal before its crisis sparks a bank run?

Argument

Give Me Your Unskilled European Immigrants, Yearning to Breathe Free

With a lousy economy, xenophobia on the rise, and increasingly autocratic politics, Europeans are trying to get out. So why won’t America let them in?

Dispatch

From the Welfare State to the Caliphate

How a Swedish suburb became a breeding ground for foreign fighters streaming into Syria and Iraq.

Passport

Strong Swiss Franc Is Some Geneva-Based Aid Groups’ Latest Worry

The exchange rate swing means some organizations have less money to go around than they thought.

Argument

It’s Time to Kick Germany Out of the Eurozone

Why the anchor dragging down the European economy isn’t Athens -- it’s Berlin.

Argument

Greece Should Not Give In to Germany’s Bullying

It’s not just a question of being morally right -- it’s sound economics. And Athens has a lot more leverage than anyone thinks.

Passport

Watch From Inside a Russian Bomber as Western Jets Intercept It

Russian planes have in recent months stepped up aerial patrols along Europe's borders.

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