Trump-Kim summit: Fairytale gone bad?

As President Donald Trump has cancelled summit with Kim Jong-un where this could lead in your opinion? To more tensions, or perhaps this is just as postponement? Read few comments. Continue reading

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Where will Pompeo’s 12 demands for Iran lead us?

The US secretary of State Mike Pompeo has set out 12 demands for Iran. Do you think it is realistic to base conversation with Tehran on those 12 demands, or not, and do you think that US can find some support for demands among European allies? Read few comments.
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Trump and FBI’s “spying”: A distraction?

The US Department of Justice will investigate whether FBI spied on President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign for inappropriate purposes. Is it somehow a twist in Trump-Russia saga, any indication that something inappropriate happened, or is it more or less just another distraction Trump is using? Read few comment.

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What’s next for Iran deal?

Does President Donald Trump’s decision on Iran deal mean the end of the deal, and what’s next for relations with Iran? Read few comments.


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US-China: From trade conflict to real one?

Do you think that current more or less tit-for-tat tariffs steps between the US and China might also have clear consequences for political, security Washington-Beijing relations, any worries that we could move from trade escalation to wider political conflict, or not and why?  Read few comments.
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Merkel and Macron in Washington. But what is the reality of transatlantic relations?

This is a week of President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel visits to Washington. With tariffs and Iran deal there are two big topics on the table and it is another test for transatlantic relations. How would you say Europe was able to adjust to Donald Trump’s presidency, maybe even to shape his presidency? Read few comments.
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Barbara Bush was an American original

Barbara Bush just passed away, how would you assess her influence over Bush political dynasty and maybe also over American society and politics? Read few comments.

RIP Barbara Bush (1925-2018). Credit: https://www.barbarapbush.com/

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