Cameron Seeks EU Reform, But Does He Have Friends In Brussels ?

David Cameron is not the best liked European leader in Brussels, yet as he seeks changes in the EU to persuade Britons they should stay in, he will not lack offers of friendship They will come from presidents and fellow prime ministers across the 28-nation European Union and its institutions, none of whom wants to lose the economic, geopolitical and military clout Britain brings to the bloc, however exasperating many find its traditional resistance to closer EU integration. Those allies may press Cameron to put a deal to voters before his self-imposed 2017 deadline for a referendum on Britain's EU membership.