The Two Weekend Elections That Could Have Had Global Implications — PICTURES

June 18, 2012, 9:08 a.m.

Two coun­tries began vot­ing in elec­tions over the week­end that had the po­ten­tial to re­ver­ber­ate loudly bey­ond their re­spect­ive bor­ders. In Greece, the choice could have led to an exit from the euro­zone. In Egypt, the already fraught elec­tion had the po­tentit­al to ig­nite more un­rest.