Peacekeepers for Ukraine? What Russia wants

What’s your view on the recent Russian proposal for the UN peacekeepers for Ukraine, would this help ? Moscow has dismissed similar proposals in the past, so is it a change of heart, what the motives of Kremlin are? Read few comments.

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President Trump wants to win in Afghanistan. But what is victory?

President Donald Trump vows fight to win in Afghanistan. But in your opinion, at this stage what would be a victory in Afghanistan, and victory or whom for the West, for Afghans? Read few comments.

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Wonder Woman: A feminist in the war

Wonder Woman is the most successful DCEU’s movie in the US. The movie by Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot’s performance were heavily praised by critics and fans alike. While a great comic book movie it also tries to go bit beyond the fantastic world of superheroes. Read few comments about what separates Wonder Woman from many other comic book adaptations.

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. Credit: http://wonderwomanfilm.com/

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What does the liberation of Mosul mean for the fight with ISIS and for Iraq?

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Iraqi PM Heidar al-Abadi celebrates the liberation of Mosul. Credit: http://www.pmo.iq

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What could be an effect of the new ceasefire in the southwestern Syria?

The new ceasefire was announced in the southwestern Syria after months of undisclosed talks between the US and Russia and after the meeting of US President Donald Trump with his Russia counterpart Vladimir Putin (Secretary Rex Tillerson even said that the aims of both countries  in Syria are exactly the same – but they differed on how they should be achieved). Do you think this initiative has any potential to be important for finding solution for Syrian conflict or perhaps not so much, and why? Read few comments.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump. Credit: http://en.kremlin.ru

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Fight for Raqqa and future of ISIS and Syria

As US-backed Syrian forces launch offensive to retake Raqqa from Isis how important is this step in the broader context of fighting ISIS and what are the biggest obstacles in taking over Raqqa? And What effect may this operation have on the Syrian conflict? Read few comments. Continue reading

What did Syria’s war do to Hezbollah?

What is the most visible impact of Syrian conflict on Hezbollah and how would you shortly assess a position of Hezbollah after 6 years of Syrian conflict, is Hezbollah stronger, weaker or basically the same, and why? Read few comments.

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