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The lesson of history

10 Dec 2014 By Olaf Storbeck

Karl Otto Poehl, who died on Dec. 9, quit as president of Germany’s central bank in 1991. He thought his government’s reunification plans were unsound. His fears were justified and his steeliness admirable. But the economics proved less important than the politics. 

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