Blair May Drive A Hard Bargain With Europe

He's pushing hard for Anglo-American economic reform

When Europe's leaders gathered for a one-day summit in Noordwijk on May 23, they were abuzz with anticipation. Officially, they were in the Dutch seaside town to work on plans to reform the European Union. But the summit's real business was to inspect Tony Blair up close. Would the new Labor Prime Minister, they wondered, end Britain's isolation and lead it back into the European fold?

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