Spanish attacks and what could they mean

Catalan police say the shot terrorists in Cambrils, the van attack in Barcelona and an explosion at a house on Wednesday evening in the town of Alcanar that killed one person are all linked. If those three events are really connected does is suggest a higher level of planning and ability to avoid the attention of authorities? What does it tell us about the perpetrators a possible future threats? Read few comments.

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Charlottesville: How (un)important is for Trump to keep at least some support of far right extremists?

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Vietnam: Communist regime intensifies crackdown on dissidents. Why?

Vietnam recently arrested 4 activists, other 2 were just sentenced to 9-10 years.  Do you think that crackdown on dissidents in Vietnam is widening, and why? Does the regime feel somehow insecure? Read few comments.

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Does President Trump need political babysitting?

According to AP report Secretary James Mattis and now a new Chief of Staff John Kelly agreed in the earliest weeks of Trump’s presidency that one of them should remain in the United States at all times to keep tabs on the orders rapidly emerging from the White House. If true it pretty much sounds as a political babysitting. Can this somehow work in the long term? Do you think it is the (only) way how to, let’s say, to safe Trump from himself? Read few comments.

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Credit: https://www.whitehouse.gov/

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What does North Korea want?

With the new missile test and the assessment reported by WaPo that North Korea might have a reliable nuclear capable intercontinental ballistic missile as soon as the next year, it seems clear that the nuclear capabilities of NK are improving significantly. In your opinion, what is a primary goal of NK nuclear program, to keep the regime safe from any external attack, or to have a capability to strike first, or probably both? Read few comments.

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Fucking paranoid schizophrenic: How dysfunctional is the White House?

While politics is not a kindergarten it is probably not very usual to hear the White House communications director describing the White House chief of staff as a fucking paranoid schizophrenic. In your opinion, does it tell us something about how functional/dysfunctional is the current White House? Read few comments.

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EU refugee quotas: Any lessons learned?

While we probably need some burden sharing system regarding refugees what are the lessons learned from this relative failure of migrant quotas for the future of solving refugee crisis and changing the EU asylum system? Read few comments.

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