Obama visits Hiroshima. What does it mean?

It seems for some critics President Barack Obama’s visit of Hiroshima is not enough as he will not apologize but for the other side it is too much because he is going there. How do you perceive this visit? Read few comments.

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Austria: Will Van der Bellen’s victory affects green, less traditional left parties?

There were many discussions that if populist right candidate Norbert Hofer will win presidential election in Austria what kind of impact it may have on far-right in Europe. But the winner is Alexander Van der Bellen who was supported by Greens. Do you think that his victory may somehow affect Green parties in Europe, respectively less traditional left parties or not, and why? Read few comments.

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Cyprus parliamentary elections: The microcosmos of Europe?

A low turnout, less votes for big parties, far-right in the parliament. Looks like that Cyprus parliamentary vote was a microcosm of what is happening almost everywhere. What do you read out of those results, what do they mean for Cyprus? Read few comments.

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Hofer vs Van der Bellen: Who has a better chance of becoming Austria’s president?

If you look at the short period of time between the first and second round of presidential election which candidate was in your opinion more effective in sending the message to supporters and especially to undecided voters and what was the main message of Norbert Hofer and his rival Alexander Van der Bellen? Read few comments.

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Sending a message? Montenegro will be NATO’s 29th member

It is “just” a relatively small Montenegro but still it is another enlargement for NATO as the accession protocol was signed. What does it mean for both sides, for the Alliance and for Montenegro, especially if we take into account current geopolitical situation?

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Merkel is losing popularity. A sign of normalization?

According to INSA’s poll 64 percent of Germans think that Chancellor Angela Merkel should not run for a fourth term. Usually people say that Merkel is losing popularity because of the refugee crisis. For sure it is very important factor but do you think that this losing of popularity also goes somehow deeper? Can Merkel simply count on solving/defusing of refugee crisis and then her numbers will go up or do you think it is a bit more complicated? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel Credit: Bundesregierung/Lohnes, http://www.bundeskanzlerin.de/

Chancellor Angela Merkel Credit: Bundesregierung/Lohnes, http://www.bundeskanzlerin.de/

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What’s next for Austria after Chancellor Faymann’s resignation?

Chancellor Werner Faymann has resigned. Why this resignation in your opinion and why now and do you think Austrians should prepare themselves for an early election? Read few comments.

Werner Faymann  who has been Chancellor of Austria from 2008 to 2016. Credit: http://www.werner-faymann.at/

Werner Faymann who has been Chancellor of Austria from 2008 to 2016. Credit: http://www.werner-faymann.at/

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