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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? 399 more words

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Italy's Five Star Movement and League government: How might the EU react?

It seems that Italy might have Five Star-Lega government at the end and no doubt many in Europe will be worried about this populist-far right prospect. 2,210 more words

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EU budget and rule of law: Opportunities and risks

EU commission says it will cut funds for member states that undermine rule of law. This is still just a proposal but how would you assess the approach, is this needed, what positive and what negative it could bring into the debate about the EU future? 2,064 more words

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Macron has a tough road ahead

French President Emmanuel Macron is in the office almost for one year. How do you assess Macron’s ability to reform the EU? Macron showed some concerns for the EU future as he… 1,127 more words

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Is it a symbiosis for the EPP and Orban's Fidesz?

While not everybody from the EPP is in Hungarian PM Viktor Orban’s camp the leadership of the EPP rarely criticizes Orban. Will Orban stay largely untouchable, is this more about how skillful he is or perhaps the EPP does not care much, or is it basically both? 744 more words

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How safe is Orban?

How safe is the position of Fidesz and PM Viktor Orb├ín basically one week before the elections, what is Orban’s biggest concern at this stage, and why? 1,401 more words

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Merkel's legacy: What does she want?

This is almost for sure the last term (some observers even claim that probably not a full term) for Chancellor Angela Merkel. In your opinion, what kind of legacy she would like to see at the end of her last term, what is she willing to do for her own legacy? 1,831 more words

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