Another step closer to no-deal Brexit?

British MPs said no to no-deal Brexit scenario and have sent PM Theresa May back to negotiate. But the EU says there is not much to negotiate considering the UK red lines. So is the likelihood of no-deal Brexit increasing again or do you see some room for negotiations of some alternative to Irish backstop? (Of course, we do not know what exactly would be a plan that would find a majority in the House of Commons).  Read few comments.

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The backlash against Huawei seems to slow no signs of slowing down

As New York Times reports – In 5G Race With China, U.S. Pushes Allies to Fight Huawei. How would you say other countries will/should react on the US accusation against Huawei? And in your opinion, how serious are those those accusations? Read few comments.

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Afghanistan: Towards a peace deal?

How optimistic are you about achieving a (comprehensive) peace plan for Afghanistan and what are the biggest obstacles you see?  Read few comments.

Slovak soldiers in Afghanistan. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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ISIS threat to Europe: Any changes?

There were many discussion that with ISIS losing territory the organization may try to hit Europe also with some returnees. Is this still a big threat, or how would you assess readiness and maybe also current willingness of ISIS to attack western targets? Read few comments.
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Transnistria and Moldova’s election’s 2019: Will something happen?

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Slovakia’s FM Miroslav Lajcak, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office visited Moldova and Transnistria, Credit: Andrej Matisak

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Guaido vs Maduro: What’s next for Venezuela?

As the US and the others support the President of the National Assembly of Venezuela Juan Guaidó as Venezuela president what do you think about this decision? Some observers say it is a bit premature, so where could this lead? Read few comments.

Juan Guaidó (C). Credit: Juan Guaidó’s Twitter

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What will Trump do about NATO?

According to NY Times President Trump discussed pulling U.S. from NATO and Fox News Tucker Carlson (and I am pretty sure Trump watched this) asked if American kids get to die for Baltic states. Should Europe be worried about this, or not, and why? Read few comments.

Venezuela: What’s next for Nicolas Maduro?

What do you expect from another presidential term of President Nicolas Maduro? We could probably see a further isolation of Venezuela under Maduro as we just witnessed with the Lima Declaration, so how safe is Maduro’s position? Read few comments.

Nicolás Maduro. Credit:

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Trump and migration crisis. What crisis?

President Donald Trump talks about humanitarian and security crisis at the border with Mexico to support his idea of the wall, or steel barrier or something. How would you describe the situation at the border and what kind of measures it requires in your opinion? Read few comments.
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Will China use force against Taiwan?

Unification is the goal and force is an option, Xi Jinping says of Taiwan. Do you think that Beijing may really (under some circumstances) seriously consider the use of force against Taiwan or not, and why? Read few comments.

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