Kosovo: What’s next after the murder of Oliver Ivanovic?

What does the murder of Oliver Ivanovic tell us about the current situation in  Kosovo and how this could affect the situation regarding Kosovo-Serbia relations? Read few comments.
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How important are North Korea-South Korea Olympics talks?

Do you see any signs that Olympics talks between North Korea and South Korea may lead to something more substantial than just to North Korea’s Olympics participation, in general how important do you find this talks? Read few comments.


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Will Olympics in Pyeongchang bring North Korea to negotiations?

Do you think the topic of the upcoming Olympics could be interesting enough for North Korea to talk as was suggested by South Korea? see e. g. A the end it could be perhaps good for North Korea to participate at Olympics to show goodwill. Read few comments.


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Will the next conflict be between big powers?

While for few years ISIS as non-state actor stole a lot of attention the topic of global competition is noticeable in the Donald Trump’s National Security Strategy. How do you see this theme, maybe even trend, of competition among nations, any reasons for worries that competition may lead to conflict? Read few comments.


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Putin thanks Trump? It is fair to question his motives

Russian President Vladimir Putin thanks US President Donald Trump for CIA intel that foiled a planned terrorist attack in Russia. While exchanging info on terrorist threat is nothing unusual, it is rare that it is followed by public statement about this on the highest level. How do you read this, why, in your opinion, Putin felt he has to publicly thank Trump? Read few comments.

A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump took place on the sidelines of the G20 summit in July. Credit: http://en.kremlin.ru

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Iraq: The end of the war against ISIS and what can go wrong

As Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared the end of the war against ISIS, any reasons for worries that this is a premature announcement and in your opinion what’s next for Iraq? 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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