Will Self on the militarisation of France, and Boris Johnson at the Foreign Office.
In a curious way, the memory of the war has continued to shape German behaviour through this crisis just as much as it has the Greek.
Syriza could yet keep Greece in the eurozone. Our contributor, the Athenian schoolteacher Evel Economakis, bet a souvlaki on it.
While all eyes are on the eurozone, larger troubles are brewing.
Alexis Tsipras believes he has no "mandate" to leave the euro and is seeking more ambitious debt relief.
The strange thing has been how few Greeks, whether politicians, business people, journalists or whoever, took the idea that their country might leave the euro seriously.
The growing feud between the two nations is traumatising: nearly everyone in Russia has relatives in Ukraine.
Merkel warns that it is up to Tsipras to make new proposals as the country's banks are put under further strain.
The Greeks are correct: Brussels' denial that this is an ideological question is ideology at its purest – and symptomatic of our whole political process.
The European Union has indeed brought peace and prosperity, but now this hard-earned and long-cherished stability is fracturing.
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