Midterm elections and foreign interference

As the midterm elections are approaching, do you see some similar signs of foreign influence as in 2016 that might have an effect on the voting, is the US better prepared after 2 years? Read few comments.

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Trump’s INF withdrawal move: Unwise mistake which might translate into a more chaotic situation

What would the US out of the INF Treaty mean for European, transatlantic security, what what be your biggest concern here? Read few comments.


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What has Putin learned from his meeting with Trump?

In your opinion, is it something President Vladimir Putin has learned from the meeting and press conference with President Donald Trump in terms how to deal with Trump, do you expect any changes in Russian policies towards the US? Read few comments.

News conference in Helsinki following talks between the presidents of Russia Vladimir Putin and the United States Donald Trump. Credit: http://en.kremlin.ru

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Trump-Putin summit: Will “something big” happen?

President Donald Trump all the time repeats similar words as he used on Thursday: I hope that we’re going to be able to get along with Russia.  What do you expect from upcoming rump-Vladimir Putin summit, any room for “something big” to happen, or this is probably mostly a photo-op? Read few comments.

A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump took place on the sidelines of the G20 summit in July. Credit: http://en.kremlin.ru

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Macron visits Putin. What do both leaders want?

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. In your opinion, what does Macron expect from Putin and vice versa and are they going to get something out of this meeting? Read few comments.

French President Emmanuel Macron. Credit,: http://www.elysee.fr

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Trump and FBI’s “spying”: A distraction?

The US Department of Justice will investigate whether FBI spied on President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign for inappropriate purposes. Is it somehow a twist in Trump-Russia saga, any indication that something inappropriate happened, or is it more or less just another distraction Trump is using? Read few comment.

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Syria strikes: Russia’s retaliation? What retaliation?

Does Russia (or the others, Iran, Assad’s regime) have means, and what kind of means, to retaliate against the West after Syria strikes, is Russia even interested in some kind of visible retaliation? Read few comments.
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