January 11, 2013

Mr. Cameron's Tough EU Balancing Act

London Evening Standard, London Evening Standard

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David Cameron's long-awaited speech on Europe next week is already making waves. President Obama has publicly backed a senior US State Department official who voiced concerns about the possibility of Britain leaving the European Union, provoking angry anti-American comments from some Tory MPs. Yesterday Gunther Krichbaum, a key parliamentary ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, issued a strongly worded warning to Eurosceptics. He said that leaving the EU would be disastrous for Britain’s economy and warned against attempts to blackmail the rest of the EU over concessions.

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