Europe Why Cameron could find Berlin an ally for EU reform

The British prime minister is touring Europe to make his case for reform, without which he warns a British exit from the union might be necessary. But Germany could be more friend than foe if Cameron's reforms are constructive.

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British Prime Minister David Cameron has been viewed warily on his two-day tour of key European capitals. While Mr. Cameron frames his trip as a campaign to get “a better deal for Britain” from the 28-member European Union, many see him as potential architect of the dismantlement of Europe and its basic principles, like the free movement of people across the EU.