Thursday, September 25th, 2014
EU leaders have appointed Italy’s Federica Mogherini as EU foreign policy chief and Poland’s Donald Tusk as European Council president.
Ms Mogherini, a centre-left politician, is Italy’s foreign minister. She will replace the UK’s Catherine Ashton.
Mr Tusk, Poland’s centre-right prime minister, has been Polish leader since 2007. He will chair EU summits.
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Friday, April 19th, 2013
The Lecture Outline
- History of the UN
- General Information/UN Finances
- Structures of the UN
- Current Issues/Peacekeeping
- Criticism of the UN
Here it is
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Tuesday, January 1st, 2013
On Start the Week Andrew Marr looks at Germany’s role in Europe. Katinka Barysch argues that despite the crisis, support for EU integration still dominates, and that unlike Britain, the ability to compromise is seen as a skill, not a weakness. Two British MPs, from left and right, Gisela Stuart and Douglas Carswell, remain sceptical about the EU, but German-born Stuart understands her birth country’s emotional connection to it. Carswell argues that the digital revolution calls for smaller, not larger governments, and Karen Leeder believes that despite Germany’s belief in the European project it still has not laid to rest the ghosts of unification.
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Thursday, December 9th, 2010
Here is a special report on the current challenges facing NATO and the role that NATO may [not] play in the future.
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Wednesday, September 19th, 2007
The impending enlargement raises several questions: How will an EU of 25 affect the United States? How will the EU manage an already cumbersome decision-making process with an even more diverse set of interests? And what sorts of policies will emerge from a wider EU?
The Challenges of EU Enlargement
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