The Staggers 11 December 2011 Morning Call: pick of the papers The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up 1. Britain should pity those still trapped in the euro nightmare (Sunday Telegraph) Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy are engaged in something that has little to do with democracy, writes Janet Daley. 2. Be brave, PM, you're the Iron Man now (Sunday Times) (£) Cameron showed his will and defied all predictions by becoming the first British prime minister to veto a European treaty. Now we enter the unknown, says Martin Ivens. 3. Britain wanted a deal - not a row - in Brussels (Sunday Telegraph) Foreign Secretary William Hague argues that David Cameron was right to refuse to sign up to a deal in Brussels last week. 4. We have tipped 38 years of foreign policy down the drain (Observer) David Cameron has isolated us in Europe and diminished us in Washington's eyes, says Paddy Ashdown. 5. Not skiving, minister, just suffering cancer (Sunday Times) (£) After spending most of the past year being treated for breast cancer it was with incredulity that I read the DWP proposals to review people in chemo, writes Jenni Russell. 6. David Cameron has at last learned to confront, not conciliate, in Europe (Sunday Telegraph) Robin Harris argues that doing business with France and Germany requires hardheaded statesmanship. 7. Any PM would have done as Cameron did (Independent on Sunday) Ignore the Eurosceptic cheers, advises John Rentoul. It may turn out to have been wise to step away from the heat as the euro begins to meltdown. 8. A new dark age of climate complacency is upon us (Sunday Times) (£) The BBC was right not to pull its punches with its latest masterpiece. It is time we all opened our eyes to the climate change issue, says Charles Clover. 9. Now it's three-speed Europe. And we're left on the hard shoulder (Observer) This abject defeat for British diplomacy is the more striking because Mr Cameron's demands were quite modest, argues Andrew Rawnsley. 10. Wars without victory equal an America without influence (Independent on Sunday) For all its military might, writes Patrick Cockburn, the US has failed to get its way in Afghanistan and Iraq, severely denting the prestige of the world's only superpower. › Popular protest at dubious election results in Russia Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!