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Europe’s new ‘dream team’?As we noted in our previous post, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades had sort of spoiled the surprise. Anyway, now it’s official: Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has been appointed new European Council President, and Itali…

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Yesterday’s European Council summit ended without an agreement on the remaining EU top jobs. However, something interesting still came out of the meeting.A socialist (and a woman?) for next EU foreign policy chiefEU leaders appear to have established t…

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Tusk and Merkel “discuss the World Cup” ahead of today’s European Council summit (h/t Maciek Sokolowski)Yesterday, we reported that Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini’s bid to become the next EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs has…

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When it comes to EU top jobs, if you snooze you lose, as Gordon Brown discovered to his cost in 2009In a new briefing published this morning we argue that after the row over Jean-Claude Juncker’s appointment, David Cameron can regain the initiative b…

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