REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed - Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, listens to Andrew Harper, UNHCR representative to Jordan, during her visit to Azraq refugee camp near Al Azraq, east of Amman, June 8, 2014.

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Italian Foreign Minister Mogherini is the Wrong Choice for Europe

August 28, 2014, Thomas Wright

According to multiple press reports, European Union leaders are poised to choose Italy’s Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as the EU’s next foreign policy chief at a summit on Saturday. Thomas Wright writes that Mogherini is the wrong choice for the appointment, which he says has not been discussed in terms of foreign policy concerns, including the Russian challenge.

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