January 27, 2013

David Cameron's Gambit

Boston Herald, Boston Herald

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It's hard to believe that British Prime Minister David Cameron would take his country out of the European Union, a tariff-free market of 500 million people for British businesses. He says he wants to stay in. The referendum on membership he plans is likely a two-cushion shot, a hammer to help negotiate easier membership terms while pacifying domestic anti-Europe sentiment.

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TAGGED: Germany, Angela Merkel, European Union, Eurozone, UK, David Cameron

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