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Will 2016 be the year Cameron finally turns pro-EU?

Unless he changes his long-held beliefs, he could lose his perilous populist plebiscite on EU membership.

It is not beneficial for Britain to be outside the EU - which (for all its problems) has allowed an extension of democracy, middle-class life and the rule of law to nations and peoples who had never known these things in history.

WILL 2016 be the annus mirabilis or the annus horribilis for David Cameron? Rarely has a British prime minister confronted his destiny quite so directly as Mr Cameron, who celebrates his 50th birthday this year.

In January 2013, he announced that Britain would hold a referendum on staying