What do current protests mean for Hong Kong and China?

After a massive protests in Hong Kong it seems we are witnessing some concessions such as suspension of controversial extradition law and Carrie Lam apology. What kind of effect, if any, might current developments might on Hong Kong and on Chinese rule? Read few comments?
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Islamic State and Sri Lanka connection

If Sri Lanka attacks are really related to ISIS, what does it mean these days? It’s hard to imagine that, let’s say al-Baghdadi was given orders, so who can claim these days I am ISIS? Basically anybody? Read few comments.
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ASEM: What connects and what divides Europe and Asia

The upcoming 12th ASEM will focus on the theme Europe and Asia: Global Partners for Global Challenges. While ASEM forum is probably too broad to achieve something substantial, in general, what challenges connect Europe and Asia these days, and what does divide Europe and Asia? Read few comments.

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Trump-Kim summit: Will Asia-Pacific security architecture change?

Stopping military exercises with South Korea, potentially bringing American troops in SK home. That’s what US President Trump said after meeting Kim Jong-un. Do you think it perhaps could be a start of some changes in Asia-Pacific security architecture, and would you say some changes are needed? Or this basically nothing, and why? Read few comments.

The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) returns from deployment to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Holly L. Herline

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Trump-Kim summit: A successful event?

What would be a successful Trump-Kim summit from the Donald Trump’s view, from Kim’s view, and what about from your view?  Read few comments.
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What does North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic arsenal mean for Trump-Kim summit?

Would we be approaching Trump-Kim summit without the fact that North Korea sees its nuclear and balistic programme as successful, do you assess nuclear and balistic programme of NK as successful, and why? Read few comments.


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Trump-Kim Jong-un summit: How did we reach this point?

It is pretty shocking twist of events as President Trump and NK leader Kim Jong-un are going to meet. In your opinion, how did we reach this point and wat do you expect from this? Read few comments.
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