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If Greece Defaults, Europe's Taxpayers Lose

They're on the hook for more than 300 billion euros.
Greece's creditors.

Greece's creditors.

Photographer: Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Images

The European creditors embroiled in a last-ditch effort to come to terms with Greece face a dilemma: If they can’t prevent a default, their taxpayers stand to lose a lot of money.

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