Photo Gallery: Warsaw's Man for Global Affairs 11/26/2014
 On Dec. 1, former Polish Prime Minister Donald Task will assume the office of...
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On Dec. 1, former Polish Prime Minister Donald Task will assume the office of president of the European Council, the powerful body that represents leaders and ministers of the 28 EU member states in Brussels. The high-profile position is the most important appointment yet of an Eastern European at the EU level.