Paul Lachine

Sehenden Auges ins Desaster

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Seit dem Beginn der griechischen Schuldenkrise im Spätwinter 2010 mussten und müssen die wichtigsten europäischen Akteure eigentlich um die Risiken und Konsequenzen wissen, die sich für die EU daraus ergeben. Sie hinterlassen beim Publikum aber nicht diesen Eindruck.

Es geht seit damals nicht nur um Griechenland, sondern um sehr viel mehr: Es droht ein von der ungeordneten Insolvenz Griechenlands ausgehender Schneeballeffekt, der weitere Länder der südlichen Peripherie der EU, darunter auch sehr große, und damit systemrelevante europäische Banken und Versicherungen mit in den Abgrund reißen wird; es droht in der Folge davon eine erneute Krise des Weltfinanzsystems mit einem erneuten weltwirtschaftlichen Schock wie im Herbst 2008; und es droht ein Scheitern der Eurozone, das den gemeinsamen Markt nicht unbeschädigt lassen wird, und deshalb auch zum ersten Mal in seiner Geschichte ein Scheitern des europäischen Projektes als solches. Im Klartext: Es geht um fast alles!

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