Driving licenses for women in Saudi Arabia: What does it mean?

As first Saudi women get driving licenses how important do you find this regarding current developments in Saudi Arabia, is it just an easy reform that makes country look good, or do you think it is something what really changes the society? Read few comments.
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Middle East: Cold war and hot conflict(s)

US Embassy in Jerusalem, Iran deal, Syria conflict, war in Yemen and there are more hotspots in the Middle East. Is this somehow a perfect storm that could lead to even bigger conflicts as some observers claim, or you see the situation less dramatically, and why? Read few comments.


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What’s next for Iran deal?

Does President Donald Trump’s decision on Iran deal mean the end of the deal, and what’s next for relations with Iran? Read few comments.


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Will Western strikes affect Syrian war?

Do you think that strikes in Syria might have some effect to prevent future use of chemical weapons by the regime, do you see any other effects strikes may have? Read few comments.
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Jerusalem: Trump has created a crisis. Also an opportunity?

With Ahron Bregman of King’s College London about US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision.


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A war is coming?: What’s next for Lebanon

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warns against Lebanon proxy wars. So how do you assess a possibility of an open war in Lebanon, and what kind of war – who against whom? Read few comments.
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What to expect from Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum?

Do you see some positive opportunity for the region in an independence referendum for Iraqi Kurdistan or mainly it is a reason for concerns, and why? Read few comments.
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