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The SNS Favorite Book Selection, just in time for Christmas: Adrift: Charting Our Course Back to a Great Nation, by William C. Harris and Steven C. Beschloss [which we would recommend even if one of the authors were not an SNS member. Ed.]
The Seventh Annual SNS Predictions Dinner for the coming year, at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel
Join Conversation Centerpiece subject Robert Hormats, Undersecretary of State for Economics, Energy and Agricultural affairs, plus our star-studded guest list and members of the global press, including, but not limited to: Kevin Campbell, Global Chief Executive Technology, Accenture; Paul Ricci, Chairman and CEO, Nuance Communications (SNS' new Global Platinum Partner); Bill Janeway, Sr. Advisor, Warburg Pincus, just in from Cambridge, UK; Richard Marshall, Director of Global Cyber Security Management, Department of Homeland Security, last year's Centerpiece Conversation now joining as a guest; Steven Sprague, CEO, Wave Systems - and many more. Don't miss the networking event of the season register now for the 7th annual SNS Predictions Dinner, December 8, 2011, at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel: www.stratnews.com/newyork ;
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I am writing this just upon my return from a couple of weeks in Britain and Continental Europe, at a time that just so happens to be pivotal for the survival of the European Monetary Union, if not for the EU trading bloc altogether.
Since SNS members are well familiarized with my many predictions on the reasons for the failure of the EMU, I won't re-pave that road in this discussion. Rather, I'd like to share a series of thoughts that occurred to me this week as I listened to the European debate over debt and obligations, and watched Merkozy (as they're now called) kick two deserving politicos right out of their Greek and Italian offices.