RIP Árpád Göncz

Hungary’s ex-president Árpád Göncz passed away. What was his role in Hungarian history? Read few comments.

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Merkel in Moscow: What does the legacy of WWII mean for Germany?

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America used Nazis during the Cold War. Does it still mean something?

In Cold War, U.S. Spy Agencies Used 1,000 Nazis, NY Times article says. How morally problematic or unproblematic do you find the fact the the US was using Nazis? Would you say that this fact still deserve some public attention? Read few comments.

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Are Deng Xiaoping cats still catching mice in China?

Paramount leader Deng Xiaoping would be 110 today.

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World War I: United after 100 years?

The leaders of European countries like France, Belgium, Germany, UK, etc unite for WWI remembrance. How important for the present day do you find this show of unity after 100 years? Read few comments.

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As we mark the 100th anniversary of World War I what are the echoes of WWI?

By Martin HurcombeSenior Lecturer, School of Modern Languages, University of Bristol

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D-Day and Ukraine crisis

Is it any lesson from the D-Day, but maybe also from the process that led to D-Day, we could learn in the light of the current situation regarding Russia as some people suggest that maybe we are entering a new phase in the international relations, are the West and Russia just allies of circumstance? Read few comments.

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