What does Russia want with North Korea?

Russia has helped North Korea with internet,  and some observers even claim Moscow is not so innocent regarding the progress of NK nuclear programme. So how would you assess Russia’s position towards North Korea, what is Russia’s interest and what influence it may have on NK regime? Read few comments.
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More resiliency to cyberattacks: What does the EU need?

There is a proposal for an EU Cybersecurity Agency to assist Member States in dealing with cyber-attacks, as well as a new European certification scheme that will ensure that products and services in the digital world are safe to use. How do you see this initiative, how can the Member States benefit from it? Read few comments.


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Nobel Peace Prize: Banning nuclear weapons is a noble goal but…

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). It is a noble goal but how would assess such campaign, how much is it needed? Read few comments.


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North Korea: Where are we heading?

Where  are we heading in relations with NK as basically the escalation seems to be a new normal in the relations with North Korea after tests, sanctions, tweet storms, (non)declaration of war…? Read few comments.
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What to expect from Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum?

Do you see some positive opportunity for the region in an independence referendum for Iraqi Kurdistan or mainly it is a reason for concerns, and why? Read few comments.
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Zapad 2017: What are Russia’s strategic objectives

Read few comments. Russian-Belarusian military exercise  Zapad-2017 takes place from September 14.
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What’s next for al-Qaeda-ISIS rivalry, relations

As the world focused on ISIS the last few years were probably not so bad for al-Qaeda. But now ISIS is losing the territory (at least in the physical realm). Would you say it means something for al-Qaeda? Maybe a possible merger with ISIS or is al-Qaeda happy to see ISIS is losing? Read few comments.

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