Magazine TIME named President-elect Donald Trump the person of the year and wrote: This is the 90th time we have named the person who had the greatest influence, for better or worse, on the events of the year. So which is it this year: Better or worse? The challenge for Donald Trump is how profoundly the country disagrees about the answer. What would be your answer, please? For better or worse, and why?
What do you make out of President-elect Donald Trump-President Tsai Ing-wen phone call, how do you assess the importance of this phone call? Read few comments.
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In terms of foreign policy how do you see the debate in Donald Trump’s transition team and possible appointments of people like Gen. Mike Flynn for National Security Advisor or Rep. Mike Pompeo for CIA chief? Do you see any hints which may tell us something about possible trends in future foreign policy of President Trump? Read few comments.
It seems there is not much love for Donald Trump in Europe. Except of far-right wingers and Hungary’s PM Viktor Orbán and a bit also Slovakia’s PM Robert Fico it seems EU politicians would prefer Clinton. But is it wise to reject Trump when there is a chance he will be the next US President, how hard would it be for Europe to cooperate with him? Read few comments.
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Ten thousands of people protesting against the pension reforms at home, frostier relations with China on the international scene. One may say it is a rocky start for Tsai Ing-wen Presidency. How do you assess the domestic and international aspects of her politics after few months in the office, what went wrong and what right? Read few comments.