Bavarian Premier Horst Seehofer said: We can do this’ – I cannot, with the best will, adopt this phrase as my own. It is a direct contradiction to Angela Merkel. Do you think we will see more tensions between Merkel and Seehofer, how strong is Merkel’s position after series of attacks in Germany? Read few comments.
Though with relatively simple means the attacker in Nice was able to kill dozens of people. It seems that basically we live in times in which another terrorist attack is not the question of if but when. Do you also see that way and how would you say society, politicians should react on this? Read few comments.
Permanent Court of Arbitration rules on a dispute over the South China Sea as the Philippines brought the case against China – (verdict here ). How important would you say this verdict could be for the region and irrespective of the verdict do you think that all sides will respect the verdict or we can expect some tensions? Read few comments.
After the terrorist attack in Brussels it is again airport attack, this time in Istanbul and some observers are saying that it seems the terrorist are learning quite fast how to overcome the extra layers of security. How should we react? With more security measures? With a different approach? Read few comments.
Though NATO enhanced forward presence on the Eastern flank will be relatively small and defensive in its nature Russia is talking about countermeasures. Should we be worried or not, and why in fact in your opinion what kind of countermeasures has Russia at disposal? Read few comments.