NATO will establish Command Centers in Baltics, CEE. But not in Slovakia, Hungary

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China: Communists tighten ideological grip

According to media reports Education Minister Yuan Guiren said Chinese universities must not allow books that promote Western values to be used in classes.

Portrait of Mao Zedong at the Tiananmen gate. Credit: Andrej Matisak

Portrait of Mao Zedong at the Tiananmen gate. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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Could Russia influence Greece’s foreign policy?

With Syriza-ANEL coalition would you say that Russia may actively try to influence new Greek government in foreign policy area, especially towards Russia-Ukraine conflict and related EU policy of sanctions against Russia? read few comments.

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Pro-Russian?: Syriza-ANEL coalition and its approach re Ukraine-Russia conflict

As according to EU Observer Greece says no to EU statement on Russia what do you expect from Syriza-ANEL coalition in foreign policy area, especially towards Russia-Ukraine conflict and related EU policy of sanctions against Russia? Read few comments.

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Europe and Arab, Muslim countries anti-terror alliance? How could this work better?

After the attacks in Paris EU calls for anti-terror alliance with Arab countries. In your opinion, what would be the best way how the EU can engage with Arab, Muslim countries on the topic of terrorism and is it something what the might expect from Europe?

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Podemos? Eurosceptics? What’s next for them after Syriza’s victory

Could Syriza’s victory be a boost for similar radical left European parties, maybe especially for Pomedos in Spain, but perhaps also somehow for eurosceptics? Read few commensts

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Is Syriza ready to govern?

The polls favorite Syriza to win parliamentary elections in Greece.

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Greece: The possibility of a Grexit remains low

Personally, I do not believe that Grexit may happen (do you?), but in general how good is the EU, eurozone prepared for perhaps some turbulent times after the Greek elections, especially if Syriza wins? Read few comments.

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America and income inequality

From President Obama’s SOTU address: That’s what middle-class economics is — the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, everyone does their fair share, everyone plays by the same set of rules.

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France after the attacks: Unity, divisions, something in between?

Four million people in the streets and 42 percent of French saying they oppose the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed.  These are basically just numbers, but if you look at France after the Paris attacks what you see: unity, divisions, something in between? And how much it it important for the future of the country? Read few comments.

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