The G8 is dead; long live the G7?

While Ukraine will grab attention at this week’s summit, leaders can’t forget the still-stumbling economy.

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G8 leaders take a walk during last June’s summit in Northern Ireland.
John Sinclair
Published: Wednesday, 06/04/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 06/04/2014 10:49 am EDT

It’s not so long since we praised the new G8, with Russia as a bridge to the emerging giants, notably China and India. Then it got dull and repetitive, mainly some competitive show-and-tell between photo-ops. 

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