Jamal Khashoggi: How will/can Saudi Arabia react on possible sanctions?

Saudi Arabia says it will respond to any outside sanction regarding the case of Jamal Khashoggi with the bigger action, Saudi media warns the US that with eventual sanctions it will stab itself to death and many Gulf and Arab countries supported Riyadh. But countries like the UK, France, Germany ask for answers regarding the fate of Mr. Khashoggi. Where could this lead, do you think a crisis with some global consequences is brewing, or do you see this less dramatically, and why?


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What’s next for Iran deal?

Does President Donald Trump’s decision on Iran deal mean the end of the deal, and what’s next for relations with Iran? Read few comments.


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Will Western strikes affect Syrian war?

Do you think that strikes in Syria might have some effect to prevent future use of chemical weapons by the regime, do you see any other effects strikes may have? Read few comments.
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Jerusalem: Trump has created a crisis. Also an opportunity?

With Ahron Bregman of King’s College London about US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision.


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A war is coming?: What’s next for Lebanon

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warns against Lebanon proxy wars. So how do you assess a possibility of an open war in Lebanon, and what kind of war – who against whom? Read few comments.
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What to expect from Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum?

Do you see some positive opportunity for the region in an independence referendum for Iraqi Kurdistan or mainly it is a reason for concerns, and why? Read few comments.
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What did Syria’s war do to Hezbollah?

What is the most visible impact of Syrian conflict on Hezbollah and how would you shortly assess a position of Hezbollah after 6 years of Syrian conflict, is Hezbollah stronger, weaker or basically the same, and why? Read few comments.

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