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There was a time not that long ago when the International Monetary Fund was an obscure body whose financial work was a mystery to most regular people. Then its Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn put the organization on the map for all the wrong reasons: He was hauled into prison in New York in May 2011, and charged with sexually assaulting a Manhattan hotel maid. The explosive scandal (the charges were finally dropped) ended his career. And in his place is one of the world’s most intriguing women leaders: Christine Lagarde.

This week TIME asks “Can this woman fix Europe?” After following Lagarde around Paris and Frankfurt as she dealt with Cyprus–one of Europe’s worst debacles in years–I have come up with one possible response: If Christine Lagarde can’t fix Europe, who can?

(MORE: Lagarde on Emerging Market Nations Getting More Power in the IMF)

While the tiny Mediterranean…

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