#MeToo, Roy Moore… How will this affect US politics?

It seems now that the Republicans, President Donald Trump are pretty firmly supporting Roy Moore. Democrat Al Franken amid his resignation announcement has blasted Republican hypocrisy on sexual misconduct.  With all the MeToo campaigns and Time’s Person of the Year for Silence Breakers how much do you think the sexual misconduct and allegations and parties positions towards those issues could be a broader political topic in America which may have an visible effect on voters? Read few comments.
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Will/can Tillerson stay? Does it matter?

How would you assess the chance of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to survive at Foggy Bottom, does he deserve to survive? Read few comments.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Credit: U.S. Department of State

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What will GOP do about Roy Moore?

Would you say that the Senate candidate Roy Moore will politically survive (should survive?) current allegation of sexual misconduct and what does the initial reaction of the GOP tell us about the party? Read few comments.
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Trump’s biggest achievement is that he is still in office

Donald Trump won the elections with the slogan MAGA (whatever it means) one year ago. What are his biggest achievements and the biggest failures when you assess his one year after the elections?  Read few comments.


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Expectations are high for Trump’s first Asia visit. But…

A lot is eclipsed by the North Korea nuclear program but as President Donald Trump prepares for his first trip to Asia how (un)clear are the priorities of his administration in this region, what are/should be those priorities? Read few comments.


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A short threat assessment after terrorist attack in New York

Many observers claim that as ISIS is losing territory we could probably expect more attacks. So what it the biggest worry? Attacks like the current one in New York, means horrible but relatively unsophisticated? Or more planned attacks probably conducted by trained returned foreign fighters? Or is it perhaps the combination of both? Read few comments.
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Mueller’s investigation and Trump’s distraction

Amid first charges in Robert Mueller’s investigation President Donald Trump and his allies are clearly focusing on Hillary Clinton and her alleged misdeeds. How do you read this behavior and how important do you find that we might move into the indictment phase of Mueller’s investigation? Read few comments.

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