Articles on José Ignacio Torreblanca

The prospect of an Irish 'no' (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 10 June 2008

The rejection of Lisbon by Irish voters would upset the delicate balance which has kept the much buffeted European ship afloat.

What Bush divides, Ahmadinejad unites (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 02 June 2008

Iran's nuclear programme is as scary as the potential of an Israeli air strike on the country.

An ugly face of Europe (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 27 May 2008

Closing itself to immigration will not solve Europe's problems, and it will impair its attractiveness as a model open society. An op-ed in Spanish and English.

Zapatero: what next? (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 10 March 2008

With a good international image and a key position in Europe, Latin America and the Mediterranean, there is an opportunity for Spain to play a more prominent global role which the new government should explore.

More wisdom for Europe (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 19 December 2007

Compared to its original formulation, the mandate given to Felipe Gonz?lez to chair an "Independent Reflection Group" amounts to a substantial shift.

The Comit? des Sages: a wise idea? (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 12 December 2007

European leaders are set to examine Nikolas Sarkozy's proposal to launch a "Comit? des Sages" but the proposal has so far been received with scepticism by most stakeholders.

Demasiado poco y demasiado tarde (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 25 October 2007

Europa ha hecho demasiado poco y demasiado tarde en Afganist?n.

Much work to do (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 23 October 2007

Ratification and implementation of the new EU treaty is an opportunity to win the argument for Europe's global role

Only an open Europe can promote open societies abroad (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 01 October 2007

Together with monetary union, enlargement is the only real breakthrough the EU has witnessed in the last decade.