Adaptation in the age of new (?) terror

After every terrorist attack, such the recent one in Manchester, there is always the debate about security measures. But if terrorism is somehow different with ISIS (is it?) how much we have been able to adapt to this situation, and in what areas? Read few comments.

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Does Erdogan care about the divisions in Turkey’s society?

It seems that Turkey is very divided after the referendum. Do you think that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will do something to heal this rift, and does he care? Read few comments.

Turkey’s President President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Credit: https://www.tccb.gov.tr

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How much should be Indonesia worried about the country’s future?

The campaign before Jakarta gubernatorial election was described by daily Jakarta Post as the dirtiest, most polarizing and most divisive the nation has ever seen. As incumbent governor Basuki Purnama is Christian and has Chinese roots also the question of religion and nationality played the role in the campaign. In your opinion what does this campaign tell us about Indonesian politics and society, would you agree with Jakarta Post description or not and why? Read few comments.

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Media in the age of Trump

The White House spokesman Sean Spicer said that it is two way street when journalists are talking about trust and credibility. I am not sure about Mr. Spicer credibility but the fact is that the trust in media is quite low. Is it crucial to try to earn trust back especially in the age of Trump?  Do you think that Donald Trump administration constitute some unique challenge for the media and how to deal with this? Read few comments.

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Trump’s speech and divided America

Could you please shortly assess President Donald Trump’s Inaugural Speech, what do you think this speech could mean, if anything, for Trump’s Presidency also in the context of the theme of divided America? We have seen protests, today a huge Women’s March takes place in DC.

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Credit: https://www.whitehouse.gov/

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Credit: https://www.whitehouse.gov/

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Melania? Ivanka? Trump’s White House as a “family business”?

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Why do we follow the story of Brangelina?

With Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt divorcing another Hollywood fairy-tale is coming to its end. Our societies are somehow obsessed by celebrities so how is it perceived by American public, how important is this news for America, and why? Read few comments.

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