Wednesday, October 12, 2011

IRCPPS in the Links: Why did Slovakia vote "No" on the European Bailout Fund?

The Monkey Cage considers the question:

In a sentence.

Two key parties in Slovakia failed to support the EFSF expansion in the hope of domestic political gain, but now that the government has fallen it is highly likely one of those parties will shift its position and help pass the ESFS on the next round, though when this will happen depends on its intransigence in demanding concessions.