Italy and the EU in the times of COVID-19

How is the EU response to COVID-19 crisis perceived in Italy, also amid the discussion about European coronavirus bonds? Read few comments.


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North Macedonia joins NATO. What does it mean for the Alliance and for Skopje?

Alliance is at 30. It is “only” a relatively small North Macedonía but still it is another enlargement for NATO. What does it mean for both sides, for the Alliance and for Montenegro, especially if we take into account current geopolitical situation? Read few comments.


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Would coronabonds be an effective tool to stabilize the eurozone in times of crisis?

Nine EU countries said that we need to work on a common debt instrument issued by a European institution to raise funds on the market on the same basis and to the benefits of all Member States. Do you think that one response to serious economic damage caused by coronavirus pandemic should/could be the Eurozone “corona bonds”, or not and why? Read few comments.

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Coronavirus crisis, Trump’s style

How is Donald Trump’s style of presidency (un)fit for the current coronavirus crisis? Read few comments.


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India: How will a coronavirus lockdown of 1,3 billion people work?

As India’s PM Narendra Modi announced a strict nationwide 21 days lockdown due to Covid-19 outbreak, from your perspective how would you say the society will react on this and how much is India ready/unready to fight the coronavirus epidemic? Read few comments.

India’s PM Narendra Modi. Credit: https://www.narendramodi.in/

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Amid referendum violence what’s next for Guinea?

At least 32 people were killed in months-long protests in the runup to controvensia Sunday’s vote in Guinea, according to an AFP statistics. Do you think that President Alpha Conde wanna stay in the office for another term (perhaps an interesting coincidence with Russian President Putin who is these day also changing the constitution)? Do you see any sings of possible compromise how to overcome an ongoing political crisis in Guinea, could the Africa Union, ECOWAS play some role? Read few comments.


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Coronavirus communication: What does China want to achieve?

While I can understand that China might be not happy about some rhetoric coming from the White House re COVID-19, why do you think that Beijing is pretty aggressively trying to spread a conspiracy theory about American origins of the new coronavirus? Is it first of all for domestic purposes to shift some blame from the regime for originally probably a slow response regarding outbreak in Wuhan? Or China hopes that with that tactics the regime can achieve also something internationally, and what it would be? Read few comments.

General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping: Credit: http://english.gov.cn/

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