Cameron's Empty Threat Britain Risks Losing an Ally in EU Feud

It appears David Cameron's strategy has backfired. His campaign to derail Jean-Claude Juncker's appointment as the next EU Commission president is failing and the British prime minister may soon suffer a loss of face. Angela Merkel is his only possible savior.
Backed into a corner? British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he categorically rejects Jean-Claude Juncker as the next president of the European Commission.

Backed into a corner? British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he categorically rejects Jean-Claude Juncker as the next president of the European Commission.

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