By Tomislav Jakić
(Croatian journalist (TV and press), specialized in covering the international scene. He served for the most part of his 10 year in office as foreign policy advisor to the second President of the Republic of Croatia, Stjepan Mesić).
Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 3 December 2016
Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).
After Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential elections (which was, by the way, a surprise only to those indoctrinated, seduced or simply bought), Europe, or to be more precise: the European Union is behaving like an orphan, abandoned by its strong father, whose hand it held and whom he(she) followed wherever he went. Europe does not know. Europe is asking. Europe has to know. Europe is warning. All this is addressed to the new leader who will take over the White House in mid-January next year. When we say “Europe” we think, it should be repeated, on the European Union, although the countries, just a few of them remaining, who are not already members of the EU are equally puzzled, they don’t know what to do and who will give them instructions for their behavior in the future....Read more