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Tsipras Said to Risk Miscalculating Merkel on Greek Aid

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Greece’s Fate: Compromise or Capitol Controls?

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is testing Angela Merkel’s patience, risking the best hope for keeping his country in the euro area.

While the German chancellor says she wants to keep the euro intact, Tsipras is probably overestimating her willingness to compromise at an emergency summit called to break the deadlock on Greek aid, according to a person familiar with the government’s thinking.