Posted on 14/08/2013 by matisak
According to media reports Livia Klausova will become the Czech Ambassador to Slovakia after all. But how important is the Czech Amb. to Slovakia, anyway. Ordinary people may argue that without any real issues between Czech and Slovak Rep. it basically does not matter who is the Czech Amb. to Slovakia and vice versa. Would you agree or not, and why? Is Klausova up to this job, in your opinion? Read few comments.
Filed under: Czech Republic, Politics | Tagged: Czech politics, Czech Republic, Foreign policy, Milos Zeman, Slovakia | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 10/07/2013 by matisak
After it was announced that Slovak soldier was killed in Afghanistan Slovak FM Miroslav Lajcak said that Slovakia wanna stay in Afg and will stay also after 2014. But on the other hand NY Times reports the U.S. considers faster pullout in Afghanistan perhaps even zero option after 2014. It is still a speculation, but what would be your prediction on post 2014 operation of NATO in Afg and what kind of debate between allies do you expect on this? Read few comments.
Filed under: Afghanistan, Military, Politics, Security | Tagged: Afghanistan, NATO, Security, Security policy, Slovakia, Taliban | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 25/06/2013 by matisak
The terrorist group(s) who is responsible for the attack said that it was a response on American drone strikes and they will continue attacking foreigners because also the world is responsible for the drone attacks. How does this explanation resonate with Pakistani public as drone attacks are deeply unpopular? Read few comments.
Filed under: Asia, Pakistan, Politics, Security, Terrorism | Tagged: Drones, Pakistan, Slovakia, Taliban, Terrorism | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 02/07/2012 by matisak
Bezak was told that he can not speak to media. He said he doesn’t know a reason for the decision as Vatican has refused to tell him.
Filed under: Politics, Society | Tagged: Catholic Church, John Allen, Slovakia, Steven Avella, Vatican | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 20/12/2011 by matisak
President Barack Obama said Havel’s word echo through the ages. Really?
Filed under: History, Politics | Tagged: Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, History, Politics, Slovakia, Vaclav Havel | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 22/11/2011 by matisak
As Some Slovak journalist had been allegedly wiretapped by the Military Defense Intelligence I have asked few experts when it could be justified.
Filed under: Europe, Intelligence, Politics | Tagged: Charlie Beckett, Democracy, Intelligence, Journalism, Media, Nicholas Daniloff, Slovakia | 1 Comment »
Posted on 12/10/2011 by matisak
Few comments by Robert Kron, Research Analyst, Center for European Policy Analysis
Filed under: EU politics, Europe, Politics, United States | Tagged: EFSF, EU, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Foreign policy, Politics, Robert Kron, Slovakia, United States | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 11/10/2011 by matisak
Posted on 14/06/2011 by matisak
Link here and what does it mean.
Filed under: EU politics, Europe, Politics | Tagged: Abby Innes, CEE, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Franck Düvell, Immigration, London School of Economics (LSE), Migration, Politics, Slovakia, Tim Haughton, United Kingdom | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 26/08/2010 by matisak
I was interviewed by the Slovenian daily Žurnal24. The topic was Slovakia and the bailout of Greece. You can find here the full interview in English. Here is also the link on the version in Slovenian language. It is a bit shorter.
Filed under: My opinions | Tagged: Economy, Europe, European Union, Greece, Greece bailout, Slovakia | Leave a Comment »