Macron vs Le Pen: How will/should France and the EU react?

We can assume it is going to be a very confrontational campaign – Emmanuel Macron vs Marine Le Pen – before the second round of presidential elections. What do you think both candidate will emphasise, and as Macron is perceived as the pro-EU candidate would you say that EU leaders should openly support him or maybe it would be better if they keep some distance as Le Pen could use it? Read few comments.

Marine Le Pen vs Emmanuel Macron. Credit: https://frenchelection.online

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Turkey referendum: What’s next for Turkey-NATO, Turkey-EU relations?

What kind of impact from the referendum do you expect on the NATO-Turkey, EU-Turkey relations? Read few comments.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO. Credit: http://www.tccb.gov.tr/

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Schengen border checks are changing. Why?

From April 7 procedures change on Schengen borders as border police will check travel documents of all persons, including EU citizens.How necessary do you find this measure especially from the security point of view? Read few comments.

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Brexit: Britain-EU security and defense cooperation will (somehow) continue

Britain is leaving the EU, but of course stays in NATO. But what kind of impact Brexit may have on UK-EU defence and military relations especially taking into account possible deeper EU defence integration? Read few comments.

British and Estonian soldiers. Credit: army.mod.uk

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Serbia: Vucic bids for presidency but…

There is probably a little doubt that Mr. Aleksandar Vucic is going to win the presidential election in Serbia, either in today’s first round or in the second. But in you opinion what does it mean for the country, Vucic is pretty hegemonic figure but doesn’t he overplay his hand a bit? Read few comments.

Serbia`s Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic. Credit: http://ec.europa.eu

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Will UNITED Kingdom survive Brexit?

Scotland, Northern Ireland but even things like letter from PM Theresa May to Isle of Man pledging to take the island’s interests into account during the Brexit negotiations.UK is the own cosmos of interests regarding Brexit. So will UK survive Brexit as the state or you are worried the unity, and why? Read few comments.

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Brexit negotiations: What are the red lines EU and Britain won’t cross?

UK-EU negotiations must take into the account “gazillion” of issues. But if you look at both sides, where do you see clear red lines for them, is it anything Britain much achieve to avoid being perceived as a total loser, and is it anything like this on the EU side? Read few comments.

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