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Will Jean-Claude Juncker be the next European Commission president?
Will Jean-Claude Juncker be the next European Commission president?
(François Lenoir/Reuters)

Selection of the EU Commission president is crucial

The fight for control of the European Union Parliament is over. The next fight – to select the president of the EU Commission – looms as even a more crucial factor in determining the course of the increasingly fragmented region. If the new president insists on more sovereignty-robbing integration, Euroskeptic Britain could well take another step toward the EU exit.