Rio Olympic Games kick off amid political, societal tensions

Would you say the Olympic Games in Rio may have some political, societal impact, and what kind of impact, on the country taking also into account recent political turmoil? Read few comment.

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Could Brexit be the end of the world as we know? Or is it less dramatic?

Read few comments. On 23rd June 2016 the UK will vote either to remain in or leave the European Union.

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China’s President Xi Jinping visited Prague. What does it mean for Czech Republic?

Chinese President Xi Jinping just visited Czech Republic. Prague and Beijing also signed a document on strategic partnership. If we are talking a bit more in general what can a relatively small country like Czech Republic expect from China and would you say that could be any reason why Czech Rep. should be careful or worried about deepening partnership with China? Read few comments.

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One deep crisis after another. Will EU project survive?

Russia-Ukraine, Grexit, possible Brexit, refugee crisis, Paris attacks… One deep crisis after another. What is the EU’s capacity to make it? Do we have the capacity? Read few comments

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Does suffering Finland’s economy need more cuts?

Finland’s government is ready for more spending cuts. But with a high unemployment and almost non-existent economic growth is this a needed and sustainable strategy for the economy or maybe not so much, and why? Read few comments.

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US-China relations? It’s complicated (and interesting)

Allies, partners, adversaries… China-US relations probably defy all simplistic descriptions, but maybe a bit more on a personal personal level, in you opinion how does President Barack Obama see China and how does President Xi Jinping see the US? Read few comments.

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Stock market crisis: A political challenge for China’s leadership?

How much is what we see on stock markets also a political challenge for Chinese government? Should the regime be worried in your opinion? Read few comments.

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