Not-So-Splendid Isolation Cameron's Veto May Herald End of Britain's EU Membership

By casting his veto at the EU summit, Prime Minister David Cameron has signaled the beginning of the end of Britain's EU membership. Many in Europe wouldn't be sorry to see Britain go. But Germany in particular might miss the country as a reliable counterweight to profligate southern EU members.
Isolated: David Cameron at the EU summit in Brussels last week.

Isolated: David Cameron at the EU summit in Brussels last week.

Foto: Michel Euler/ AP
Translated from the German by Josh Ward