Series of bombings in Thailand: What’s going on and who is responsible?

After series of explosions Thai police is talking about local saboteurs. How do you see the situation, who may want to increase tensions in the country, and why? Read few comments.

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Banning burqa as security measure? What do experts think?

A ban on wearing burqa is among security, anti-terrorism measures discussed in Germany after series of attacks. The Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière will not support this though he reject the burqa. What would be your opinion, may burqa ban somehow contribute to fighting terrorism or maybe not much, and why? Read few comments.

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Merkel: We can do this. Seehofer: No, we can’t.

Bavarian Premier Horst Seehofer said: We can do this’ – I cannot, with the best will, adopt this phrase as my own. It is a direct contradiction to Angela Merkel. Do you think we will see more tensions between Merkel and Seehofer, how strong is Merkel’s position after series of attacks in Germany? Read few comments.

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Does Jabhat al-Nusra split from al-Qaeda and what does it mean?

As Syria’s Nusra Front says it terminates link to al-Qaeda is this basically a PR campaign or do you see something more strategic behind it, how the West and maybe other actors should treat al-Nusra? Read few comments.

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What’s next for Turkey, Erdogan after failed coup?

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How to react on Nice attack?

Though with relatively simple means the attacker in Nice was able to kill dozens of people. It seems that basically we live in times in which another terrorist attack is not the question of if but when. Do you also see that way and how would you say society, politicians should react on this? Read few comments.

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Verdict on South China Sea: Will tensions rise?

Permanent Court of Arbitration rules on a dispute over the South China Sea as the Philippines brought the case against China – (verdict here ). How important would you say this verdict could be for the region and irrespective of the verdict do you think that all sides will respect the verdict or we can expect some tensions? Read few comments.

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