European leaders need a president, not a nonentity

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Series Details 14.3.08
Publication Date 14/03/2008
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Commentary feature in which author argues that the EU must choose a high profile authoritative figure to become the first President of the European Council when the post is created once the Treaty of Lisbon is ratified and comes into force. However, he fears that this choice will not be made.

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The Independent, 18.3.08: The Big Question: What is the role of the EU President, and who are the leading candidates?

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