Wonder Woman: A feminist in the war

Wonder Woman is the most successful DCEU’s movie in the US. The movie by Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot’s performance were heavily praised by critics and fans alike. While a great comic book movie it also tries to go bit beyond the fantastic world of superheroes. Read few comments about what separates Wonder Woman from many other comic book adaptations.

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. Credit: http://wonderwomanfilm.com/

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Netanyahu’s illiberal connection?

Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu just visited Hungary and had a summit with V4 countries and many observers suggested that he might feel quite comfortable among illiberal partners as current Hungarian and Polish governments are described. How would you see this, would you agree or not, and why? (you might also have heard about how Netanyahu basically supported Hungarian campaign against George Soros).

Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu at V4 summit in Budapest with Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán. Credit: http://www.kormany.hu

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How could/should Catalonia’s referendum look like?

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President of the Generalitat of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont. Credit: http://www.catalangovernment.eu

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How strong/weak is President Erdogan?

It seems that one year after the failed coup President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s positions is very strong and he dominates the political scene. Does he have any real political weakness or what it could be? Read few comments.

Turkey’s President President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Credit: https://www.tccb.gov.tr

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China like Nazis? RIP: Liu Xiaobo (1955 – 217)

As Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo died in the hospital under close guard of the regime many observers are bringing the example of another Nobel Prize winner Carl von Ossietzky who died in Nazi hospital. What do you think about this comparison, what does it tell us about Chinese regime?

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Does Russia’s meeting of Donald Trump Jr. change anything?

If it’s what you say, I love it, Donald Trump Jr. replied on the statement -This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump. While, at least in my view hardly a proof of anything, it seems it shows that Trump Jr was willing to receive the info on the opponent from Russian sources. What do you get out of this next chapter of Trump-Russia story, does it change anything?

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What does the liberation of Mosul mean for the fight with ISIS and for Iraq?

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Iraqi PM Heidar al-Abadi celebrates the liberation of Mosul. Credit: http://www.pmo.iq

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