EU Apathy Leaders Fail to Make Progress at Summit

This week's European Council summit was sidelined by new accusations of US spying in Europe. But despite the distraction, it's clear EU leaders have deferred plans for greater integration, and lack the political will to address pressing concerns like migration.
Von Christopher Alessi
From left, Italian Prime Minister Letta, German Chancellor Merkel, European Council President Van Rompuy and European Commission President Barroso speak with each other during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels.

From left, Italian Prime Minister Letta, German Chancellor Merkel, European Council President Van Rompuy and European Commission President Barroso speak with each other during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels.

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