Reuters/Bogdan Cristel - A large European Union flag is displayed in front of Romania's Parliament Building to mark EU Day in Bucharest May 9, 2013
Economic Recovery in Europe: The Periphery Six
October 14, 2013,
The six countries on Europe’s periphery most badly battered by the ongoing eurozone crisis - Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain - are facing the prospect of being permanently consigned to second-class status. However, writes Thomas Wright, with some skillful foreign policy, they can unite as a caucus to demand the pro-growth policies that they, and the eurozone as a whole, desperately need.