Greece and The Ukraine are in financial distress for different reasons. Their solutions, however, involve more money, which means they involve more banks and other financial institutions. It can be argued that, whoever controls the money controls the country; so, when a country has to rely on someone else’s money control they give up control of their country. The motivations and goals of country policies then become more focused on money and less on citizenry. Argentina has fought back against the external influences, but it is a fight. The question becomes, “Are today’s challenges to sovereignty temporary aberrations, or the new normal?