What will Labour do about Brexit?

Labour London mayor Sadiq Khan just called for second Brexit vote. What do you expect from upcoming Labour conference in terms of Brexit and in terms of general direction of the party? Read few comments.


Continue reading

Advertisements

What to expect from another Moon-Kim summit?

What do you expect from the another North Korea-South Korea summit, and what effect have current North Korea-South Korea relations on Pyongyang-Washington negotiations? Read few comments.

Inter-Korean summit: SK President Moon Jae-in (right) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Credit: english1.president.go.k

Continue reading

Are Sunni jihadists losers or winners?

Or something in between. 17 years ago Al-Qaeda was able to prepare a spectacular attack against the US, last 4 years ISIS is making headlines everywhere. But if Sunni jihadist organizations would be doing some cost-benefit analysis what can they claim as a real success beyond attacks and destruction? In your opinion, were they somehow able to change the world in their own image, and how, or probably not so much? Read few comments.
Continue reading

What’s (maybe) next for Sweden after elections?

It looks like a deadlock, but in your opinion, who has the best position to create the government after the elections, and can the Sweden Democrats play any role in this? Read few comments.
Continue reading

It’s elections time: What is going on Sweden’s political scene?

Read few comments.


Continue reading

Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia: The West was not tweaking the tail of the Russian Bear

While it was probably unrealistic to expect that the West will do something against the invasion of Czechoslovakia beyond rhetorical condemnation, is it possible to say if there was any concrete lesson the West later took from the occupation that had an effect on Western policies towards the USSR? Read few comments.
Continue reading

Towards no-deal Brexit?

It’s end of August 2018 and we are seemingly pretty far from Brexit deal and no-deal Brexit advice is published by UK government (which is, we can probably say, on the other hand a normal reaction on the situation). Would you say that something went wrong on both sides, and what, or is it pretty normal that negotiations are somehow stuck just before the finish and there is still a good chance for striking a deal? Read few comments.

Continue reading