What’s next for German politics, Merkel?: End of her era?

It is probably unexpected but German coalition talks collapsed. How do you read this? Could it be even the end of Angela Merkel’s era? Read few comment.

Chancellor Angela Merkel. Credit: https://www.bundeskanzlerin.de

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Germany’s coalition talks?: It’s complicated

As CDU/CSU, Greens and FDP should end an exploratory discussions and move on to proper negotiations on forming a government would you be so kind to comment shortly what does the first phase of German coalition talks show us? Read few comments.
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Brexit and Russia: How bad was/is it?

Researchers find that accounts run from Russia tried to sow discord between Britons over the referendum, at least 419 of those accounts tweeted about Brexit a total of 3,468 times – mostly after the referendum had taken place. The number might look small so how would you judge the operation like this in a broader context of Russia’s disinfo efforts? Read few comments.


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EU defense cooperation: How will/should be PESCO used?

This is still just a beginning for PESCO, but in your opinion how should be PESCO used, what would you perceive as a success and what would be a failure? Read few comments.

Military exercise at the Zaragoza Air Base. Credit: European Union, 2017

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What will GOP do about Roy Moore?

Would you say that the Senate candidate Roy Moore will politically survive (should survive?) current allegation of sexual misconduct and what does the initial reaction of the GOP tell us about the party? Read few comments.
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Trump’s biggest achievement is that he is still in office

Donald Trump won the elections with the slogan MAGA (whatever it means) one year ago. What are his biggest achievements and the biggest failures when you assess his one year after the elections?  Read few comments.


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Harassment and abuse: It’s a man’s world and how to change it

PM Theresa May’s government but also the whole British political scene are hit by the series of cases of sexual harassment and abuse. What should be an answer of British society, politicians to it? And BTW, how much is this a problem for the future existence of the May’s cabinet? Read few comments.
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