Adaptation in the age of new (?) terror

After every terrorist attack, such the recent one in Manchester, there is always the debate about security measures. But if terrorism is somehow different with ISIS (is it?) how much we have been able to adapt to this situation, and in what areas? Read few comments.

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Cape Verde as a model of African democracy?

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Luis Filipe Tavares, Foreign Minister of Cape Verde recently visited Slovakia. (R) Slovak FM Miroslav Lajcak. Credit: mzv.sk

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Labour is catching up with Tories? And is it significant?

Labour cuts gap with Conservatives to single figures in YouGov poll. Do you find this significant, what are the main reasons that, it seems, Labour is somehow catching up with Tories? Read few comment.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Credit: http://www.labour.org.uk

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How (un)ready is President Trump for his foreign trip?

1. President Donald Trump is on his first foreign trip. He visits Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican, will attend NATO, G7 summit. After few, let’s say, a bit turbulent months in the White House how (un)ready is he for this? And do you think there is something specific, maybe something unusual US partners should be ready for when dealing with Trump? Read few comments.

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Trump: Towards impeachment? Unlikely

It seems that last few turbulent days brought the topic of impeachment of President Donald Trump back. Do you see any possible path to impeachment or would you say such discussion is simply totally premature, and why? Read few comments.

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One Belt, One Road: What is/should be the reaction of the West on China’s initiative?

Absolute majority of Western leaders is skipping upcoming One Belt, One Road meeting in Beijing. There is also criticism that this is a missed opportunity but on the other hand there is still also some suspicion what the OBOR initiative really means. Is it more about economy, trade or about Chinese geopolitical ambitions? So in your opinion how should the West (I know it is not the homogenous entity) react on OBOR? Read few comments.

China’s One belt, One Road initiative (click to enlarge). Credit: graphicnews.com

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What’s next for South Korea after presidential election?

How much and how was the presidential election campaing in South Korea affected by current tensions with North Korea and what do you expect from the new presidenitial administration (President Moon Jae-in?) towards North Korea? Read few comments. (I have asked those questions before exit poll suggesting that Moon Jae-in won the election).

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