The country's leadership is in crisis.
a crisis of confidence
- It may yet be possible to find a peaceful solution to the crisis.
- The country is in the midst of an economic crisis.
- Talks were held in Madrid about the fuel crisis.
- Falling house prices are illustrative of the crisis facing the construction industry.
- The two groups will meet next week to try to defuse the crisis.
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