Another horrible attack by al-Shabaab. But how strong is this group nowadays?

Al-Shabab militants attacked dormitories at Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya killing 147 people, mainly students. Al-Shabaab has showed that they are still capable of preparing really horrible attack on the soft target. But how strong do you find al-Shabaab, many people argue that al-Shabaab is in decline, do you agree or not, and why? Read few comments.

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Arab League approves creation of joint military force. But will it really happen?

The Arab League has some plans for unified military force. It is not a new idea, but in the light of the military operation in Yemen what’s your view on this, would you say this could lead to something concrete, could it have some impact on the regional dynamics? Read few comments.

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Germanwings crashed flight: More investigation is needed before definite conclusions

It seems it was a deliberate attempt to crash Germanwings plane by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz. But… Read few comments.

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Your next flight will be safe. But…

According to the Aviation Safety Network there were only 20 fatal crashes of airlines last year, making it the safest year to fly since 1942, when ASN’s dataset starts.

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Is Russia putting nuclear rhetoric on the table?

Russia was ready to put nuclear forces on alert over Crimea, Putin says and according to reports Russia is deploying strategic bombers to Crimea, missiles to Kaliningrad. In the limelight of this events how do you perceive current Russian nuclear policy and should the West somehow react on this? Read few comments.

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Tunisia: Few initial thoughts what was the Bardo attack (probably) about

Attack in Tunisia left at least 21 dead including at least 17 foreign tourists. We do not know much about the attackers, but what do you think the target (museum, tourists) tell us about their intentions? Read few comments.

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Few thoughts on Russian “hit list” of dissidents

Ksenia Sobchak may or may not be leaving Russia after reports of being on so-called hit list. But what is your view on the existence of this hit list of dissidents? Could it be real or it sounds more like a fantasy?

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