February 28, 2014

Why Is Britain Running Away from Europe?

Will Straw, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

Great Britain used to play a key role in leading Europe, and the benefits have been substantial. But now, the UK is turning its back on the EU and has chosen to focus on peripheral issues. It is the wrong move.

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TAGGED: Germany, Angela Merkel, David Cameron, Europe, UK


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