Above the Fray No More

For the United States, there is much to fear from Europe’s debt crisis but not much it can do, writes Bruce Stokes of The National Journal, a regular contributor to the Advisor. Washington has a huge financial stake in the taming of the euro crisis, Stokes argues, but the tools that exist to limit the damage are very limited. This article originally appeared in the May 28, 2011, edition of The National Journal.

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Bruce Stokes

Pew Research Center

Bruce Stokes is the director of global economic attitudes at the Pew Research Center.