What have Van Rompuy achieved and what are the challenges for Tusk?

Donald Tusk will take over the post of the President of the European Council on December 1. How do you perceive the role of the President of the European Council after Herman Van Rompuy’s tenure, what was achieved and on what should the new President concentrate? Read few comments.

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Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC, met with Donald Tusk (right), President of the European Council. Credit: European Commission

 

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Different styles, different approaches?: Tusk vs Van Rompuy

Donald Tusk will take over the post of the President of the European Council on December 1. Comparing Herman Van Rompuy and Tusk, how much do you expect continuity and how much a very different approach? Read few comments.

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What to do with the Westerners fighting against ISIS

The West tries to cope with the people who are joining ISIS, but it seems we have to deal also with an another phenomenon (of course, on much, much lower scale), with the Westerners who are joining the fight against ISIS. So  how to deal with them, would you say that we should clearly distinct them from the jihadists who joined ISIS, or maybe not? Read few comments. Continue reading

What’s next for Ferguson after a grand jury ruling

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Hagel as a scapegoat?

As SecDef Hagel is stepping down I have red an interesting tweet from Philip Crowley. It says: While all White Houses make changes after a political defeat, it’s not clear what problem SecDef Hagel’s departure is intended to solve. So what would you say, what is Hagel’s resignation intended to solve? Read few comments.

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Obama: Hillary Clinton would make a great president. An endorsement?

President Barack Obama said that Hillary Clinton would make a great President. How much would you say is it an endorsement of her seemingly inevitable presidential run? Read few comments.

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Obama on his immigration’s plan: It is a common sense middle- ground approach

What you think about Obama ‘s approach and what impact it may have on US society and politics in your opinion? Read few comments.

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