‘Lack of perspective’: why Ursula von der Leyen’s EU vaccine strategy is failing

‘Lack of perspective’: why Ursula von der Leyen’s EU vaccine strategy is failing

The Guardian

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European commission president accused of focusing too much on UK and domestic German image

Forging unity within the European Union is rarely easy for a president of the European commission but Ursula von der Leyen managed at least to bring together two strange bedfellows in recent days.

When Jean-Claude Juncker, her predecessor in the commission’s Berlaymont headquarters, took aim at the EU’s error-strewn vaccine strategy last week, it prompted a tweet of appreciation from Dominic Cummings, former chief adviser to Boris Johnson and key architect of Brexit.

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