EU Army: What is Italy’s approach?

Why is Italy so active regarding EU common defense, basically matching French-German proposal? In general, what do you think about this idea of EU Army (or however we call it)? Read few comments.

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Giant migrant city in Libya? Really?

As Hungary PM Viktor Orbán suggests giant migrant city in Libya, how this could work. How do you see this idea? Is it just a populist proposal or maybe there is something rational about this? Read few comments.

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15th anniversary of 9/11: How al-Qaeda’s attacks have changed the world

It is 15 years after 9/11 terrorist attacks and this is a kind of poll among various foreign policy, security and terrorism expert about how this horrible event changed the world, if we still feels echoes of this and what are lessons learned from 9/11. Read their views

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Updated Germany’s civil defence strategy: Scaremongering or a logical step?

According to media reports in Germany about updated concept of civil defence some people call it scaremongering. But in general, how do you see the security situation in Europe, how necessary is it to (at least) talk to public about security challenges and about preparations how to meet those challenges? Read few comments.

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Series of bombings in Thailand: What’s going on and who is responsible?

After series of explosions Thai police is talking about local saboteurs. How do you see the situation, who may want to increase tensions in the country, and why? Read few comments.

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Banning burqa as security measure? What do experts think?

A ban on wearing burqa is among security, anti-terrorism measures discussed in Germany after series of attacks. The Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière will not support this though he reject the burqa. What would be your opinion, may burqa ban somehow contribute to fighting terrorism or maybe not much, and why? Read few comments.

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Rio Olympic Games kick off amid political, societal tensions

Would you say the Olympic Games in Rio may have some political, societal impact, and what kind of impact, on the country taking also into account recent political turmoil? Read few comment.

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