THE COMMUNITY: Out of Step Again

Britain is at odds with its partners on several key issues

As partners in the European Community, the British do not care what they do actually, so long as they renounce it correctly. At least that was what many Europeans were tempted to conclude last week as Britain again vexed the rest of the Community on several key issues. It thereby provoked new laments that maybe Charles de Gaulle was right in wanting to blackball les anglais from membership in the first place.

Ever since it joined the Community in 1973, Britain has had quarrels with the other...

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