The PRC at 70: China’s dreams and nightmares

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Portrait of Mao Zedong at the Tiananmen gate. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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Will impeachment affect US presidential election in 2020?

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R.I.P. Jacques Chirac. What is his political legacy?

How would you assess political legacy of President Jacques Chirac (1932 – 2019), what from what he had done still resonate (should resonate) in French, European politics? Read few comments.

Jacques Chirac (1932 – 2019)

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EU migrant quotas: Back to square one?

France and Italy are calling for a new system to automatically redistribute migrants across the EU as the number of people entering Europe surges. In the EU we have seen how politically hot and divisive is this topic. So are we basically back to square one with this debate? Read few comments.
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What’s next after attacks on Saudi oil facilities?

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tehran was behind damaging drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities but Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels said that they had carried out the attacks. From what we know what is your reading of a situation, and in your opinion what does the attacks mean for already very tense US-Iran-Saudi Arabia relations? Read few comments.
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Some strengths and weaknesses of von der Leyen’s Commission

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John le Carré, James Bond and Monty Python: Is Brexit a spy novel or a joke?

According to Guardian John le Carré’s new novel Agent Running in the Field is set amid ‘lunatic’ Brexit intrigue. Do you think that Brexit is a right set up for an espionage novel, and why? Read new comments.

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