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Plans For Tougher Rule Enforcement EU At Risk of Remaining a Toothless Tiger

The EU plans to enforce its rules by imposing tough penalties in the future. But experience suggests it won't be able to gets its way against major EU countries. Even the much-vaunted fiscal pact pushed through by Chancellor Angela Merkel to underpin the euro is at risk of being watered down.
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy wants a radical reform of Europe's monetary union.

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy wants a radical reform of Europe's monetary union.

REUTERS
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen