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A translatlantic schism

The US State Department official responsible for the EU explains why Britain should remain part of Europe

The US wants Britain to stay in the EU because we bolster its hard stance towards Russia.

“Clearly austerity has its time, but there also are times for investment,” says Julieta Valls Noyes, the US State Department official with responsibility for relations with the European Union and western Europe. She spoke exclusively to Prospect, her remarks coming as the eurozone risks slipping towards deflation.

Asked whether Europe, Britain included, has gone too far with…

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