Refugees and terrorists: Are we entering a paranoid era?

In your opinion, how is the European approach toward refugee crisis influenced by our fears of terrorism, especially after Paris attacks? E.g. today there is a report from Austria that two people with suspected links to the Paris attacks were arrested with an Austrian newspaper reporting the two are French citizens posing as refugees.

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Nord Stream 2: Russia is a reliable partner, top German politician says

My email interview with Klaus Barthel, (SPD), Deputy Chairman of the Economic Affairs and Energy Committee of the Bundestag. The interview was first time published in Slovak in Pravda.

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Will Marine Le Pen apocalyptically change France, Europe?

With FN of Marine Le Pen election success many observers are predicting that if FN will be even more successful it may lead to break-up of the EU or at least to fundamental changes in the EU. May I ask for your view on this, do you think we could see this dynamic toward bigger pressure on the EU, maybe also multiply by the UK referendum on the EU? Read few comments.

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James Bond’s Spectre does not exist. But FIFA probably comes close :-)

Why? Read few comments.

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End of Merkel’s era? Not so fast

48 percent of Germans said they did not want Chancellor Angela Merkel to continue in office after the next election. It seems it is a clear reaction on Merkel’s position regarding refugee crisis. Do you think there is anything Merkel can do about his popularity or she probably does not want to candidate in the next election anyway? Read few comments.

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Counterterrorism: What’s next (if anything) after San Bernardino shooting?

As FBI is investigating San Bernardino shooting as terrorism do you think this attack will/should have some broader implication for future efforts of fighting terrorism (especially jihadi terrorism)? Read few comments.

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NATO’s door is open: Montenegro on its way to become 29th member

It will still take some time, but Montenegro is on its path to NATO as announced. But of course the alliance will have very complicated debates especially about future status of Georgia, Macedonia, Bosnia, but also Ukraine others. In general, how much would you say it is important for NATO to stick with its open-door policy for other countries? Read few comments.

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