Warming up of US-Cuba relations, but…

Starting with the prisoner swap t seems we are witnessing a great breakthrough in US-Cuba relations as talks about full diplomatic relations will start. Why now, what challenges you see in this process? Read few comments.

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Jeb Bush for President?: What’s in his surname

Being Jeb Bush probably means that your surname is an asset and also a problem in the presidential race. So how much is America ready or not ready to consider another Bush for the White House? Read few comments.

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Will the torture report change CIA?

With the releasing of CIA torture report we hear a lot about CIA’s ineffectiveness and mismanagement. CIA fights against the report, but no matter what both sides are saying, what’s your view on what should be the lesson learned for CIA from the report and from what happened after 9/11? Any particular changes you would suggest? Read few comments.

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Even if torture was efficient, it would be prohibited

With the releasing of CIA torture report the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism  says that the US attorney general is under a legal duty to bring criminal charges against those responsible. How do you perceive this report in the framework of international law, what kind of consequences it might, should have? Read few comments.

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CIA torture report: To release or not to release?

A long awaited report on CIA interrogations will be released today. With the discussion about publishing the CIA torture report what would be your argument for releasing it or not releasing it, what kind of impact do you expect the report could have? Read few comments.

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What’s next for Ferguson after a grand jury ruling

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Hagel as a scapegoat?

As SecDef Hagel is stepping down I have red an interesting tweet from Philip Crowley. It says: While all White Houses make changes after a political defeat, it’s not clear what problem SecDef Hagel’s departure is intended to solve. So what would you say, what is Hagel’s resignation intended to solve? Read few comments.

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