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How Does Malta Factor Into The Eurozone Crisis?

Sixty-nine men and women on an island in the middle of the Mediterranean gather in a 16th century palace Monday to make a decision that impacts the very heart of the global financial crisis. There's no better example of the stultifying impact of politics on the eurozone than the fact that the fate of a continent can be determined by the parliament of Malta. It will be the sixteenth of seventeen legislatures to vote on expanding the eurozone bail-out fund, having infuriated the world's mightiest financial institutions by delaying a decision this week.
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