EU Set A Secret Group To Save The Euro

09/25/2010 11:25 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • By MARCUS WALKER, CHARLES FORELLE and BRIAN BLACKSTONE The Wall Street Journal

Two months after Lehman Brothers collapsed in the fall of 2008, a small group of European leaders set up a secret task force--one so secret that they dubbed it "the group that doesn't exist."

Its mission: Devise a plan to head off a default by a country in the 16-nation euro zone.

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