Part 1: France's austerity showdown France's Socialist president-elect Francois Hollande says austerity isn't inevitable but Angela Merkel shoots back. Part 2: An austerity alternative? As France and Greece look to deploy alternative economic policies, what does this mean for Germany? Christiane speaks to Germany's Foreign Minister, Guido Westerwelle. Part 3: Does the Tzar still rule? President Putin has now held power longer than any Russian leader since Joseph Stalin.
Episode #16: Monday, May 7, 2012.