Corfu: A Jobs Summit?

Stung and blessed by surprising election results, leaders gather to pick Delors' successor

WHEN EUROPE'S LEADERS GATHER this week on the Greek island of Corfu for their semiannual summit, unemployment will again top the formal agenda. But it is fair to surmise that it is their own jobs that are really at stake. Voters in the European Parliament elections of the past two weeks gave many leaders a sound drubbing -- while handing a few an unexpected boost -- in a crazy-quilt pattern that presages considerable political upheaval in the year to come.

This week's might be the last European Union summit for Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez of Spain, whose Socialists suffered their first...

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