Could Greece Decide the American Election?

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Mitt Romney and President Obama may find themselves watching events unfold in Europe with a little uneasiness. After all, Europe's political calendar may pose the perfect economic storm, and it could blow across the Atlantic and decide who becomes President of the United States.

François Hollande is being inaugurated today, and Angela Merkel's party was dealt a stinging rebuke by voters. But all of this pales in comparison to the debacle Greek voters are facing. They'll decide whether to stick to their promise of austerity in June, and their election results could pave the way for an Obama nightmare. Justin Vaissesenior fellow on foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, explains how the dominoes could fall in Europe and the United States.