Merkel’s legacy: What does she want?

This is almost for sure the last term (some observers even claim that probably not a full term) for Chancellor Angela Merkel. In your opinion, what kind of legacy she would like to see at the end of her last term, what is she willing to do for her own legacy? Read few comments.

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The winners of Italy election belong to the pro-Russia field

For few years Italy has been one of the most pro-Russia EU members states during the discussion about the EU-Russia relations. Do you think that Italy may move even further to pro-Russia positions with the good elections results for populist and the far right or not, and why? Read few comments.
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How will another GroKo affect SPD, Merkel, Germany, EU?

How do you read the results of SPD referendum, what do they mean for SPD, Germany and Europe? Read few comments.
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Elections in Italy: What to expect?

Looking  at the current situation, polls what would you say would be a most probable outcome of Italian elections and what would it mean for the country and the EU? Read few comments.

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Transnational lists? Spitzenkadidaten? How to more closely link the EP elections to a debate about the EU

Do you see  some added value of the idea of transnational lists of candidates for European Parliament elections and would you say that the concept of Spitzenkadidaten should stay or not, and why? Read few comments.

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New EU budget and the biggest challenges ahead

What do you identify as the biggest challenge for discussions about EU’s multiannual financial framework, and why? Read few comments.
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Will both sides put aside the wider politics of Brexit to protect EU-UK security bonds?

In her speech at Munich Security Conference PM Theresa May has warned of damaging consequences if the UK were to leave the EU without continuing existing security arrangements. What do you see as the biggest obstacles to achieve the security arrangements between the both sides, do you think May’s speech has eliminated some of those obstacles, and if this is not successfully established what kind of damaging consequences do you expect? Read few comments.

Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the 2018 Munich Security Conference. Credit:

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