Parkland shooting: Does America care about own murdered children?

It may sound harsh but I see statements from some observers that after Sandy Hook massacre America accepted that even kids can be shot and no meaningful gun control can be introduced. Another day, and another shooting at high school in Parkland. Can we really say that at least part on American society simply accepts that those things happen on regular basis, is it possible to change this attitude? Read few comments.
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A window of opportunity for talks between North Korea and the US?

VPOTUS Mike Pence said that during conversations with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in, the U.S. and SK had agreed on terms for “further engagement” with the North. Such an engagement would be conducted first by the South Koreans and “potentially” with the U.S. shortly thereafter. How do you read this statement, do you see any potential window of opportunity for diplomatic talks between North Korea and the US? Read few comments.

US Vice President Mike Pence meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Credit: https://kr.usembassy.gov

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Let’s talk about human rights with China

Chinese media commend Theresa May for ‘sidestepping’ human rights. How important is for China that the PM of important country like the UK is mute regarding human rights, should human rights be mentioned during such visit, and I am not talking just about May but basically about any high profile Western politicians? Read few comments.

Portrait of Mao Zedong at the Tiananmen gate. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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Nunes memo represents the triumph of loyalty over competence

How do you read this situation about David Nunes memo, who might benefit from this? Some observers claimed it is a pretty extraordinary as FBI stated that they have grave concerns about material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo’s accuracy. Read few comments. (I have asked my question before Nunes memo was released).


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Is Trump one step closer to North Korea bloody nose scenario?

It seems that Professor Victor Cha has disliked the idea of a limited strike on North Korea and he is now out of consideration for being US Ambassador in South Korea. Does it tell us something about how seriously is White House considering the bloody nose scenario? Are we getting closer to preventive strike against North Korea? Read few comments.

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What was Trump’s first SOTU about?

State of the Union 2018: President Donald Trump has tried Reagan and Clinton script. But he is Trump.


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Shutdown blues in divided America

How did we get to the shutdown, is it just another sign of deeply divided political scene in the US? Read few comments.

The United S.tates Capitol – the seat of the United States Congress. Credit: https://cz.usembassy.gov/

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