European Economy

WikiLeaks Controversy Strengthens Case for Greek Debt Forgiveness

Creditors need to accept a haircut for the sake of Europe.

Pressing at the door.

Photographer: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

The release this weekend by WikiLeaks of the purported transcript of discussions among International Monetary Fund officials about the best way to compel Greece's creditors to accept debt restructuring led to much finger pointing and seeming indignation.

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