Bruce Stokes, German Marshall Fund | March 26, 2012
There has never been a better opportunity for the US and EU to strike a free trade deal. ++ There is unparalleled backing for such an agreement. ++ Washington and Brussels have created a High Level Working Group to find ways to strengthen their economic relations. ++ Merkel and Cameron have called for a EU-US free trade pact. ++ Business groups on both sides of the Atlantic support the idea. ++ Policy circles and even American labor are supportive. ++ While the details will be difficult, now is the time to create a real transatlantic market.