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Repercussions of the killing of Iranian General Suleimani

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

A conservative analyst thinks that the assassination of Quassim Suleimani will worsen US-Iranian relations, but he is hopeful that the skirmish will not lead to outright war between the two states. READ MORE

Liberal media accused of double standards

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

A pro-government commentator predicts that the Western liberal media will remain silent about the suffering caused by the US-led coalition’s siege of Mosul.  READ MORE

Escalation of Syrian crisis feared

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Commenting on the downing of the Russian jet, columnists on Left and Right think that after the incident, it is unlikely that Russia will work with NATO to jointly restore peace in Syria. READ MORE

Europe’s war on terror

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Conservative pundits claim that the great powers are going to war in Syria to promote their own geopolitical interests rather than to fight terrorism. Far from making Europe safer, attacking Syria may deepen the terror problem, they suggest. READ MORE

Light optimism and deep scepticism after the Minsk talks

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Commentators wonder if the agreement reached by Europe, Russia and Ukraine in Minsk can be implemented and if it can prevent the escalation of the Ukraine crisis. READ MORE

Prospects of reconciliation in Ukraine

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Commentators on both Left and Right fear that unless Europe convinces the US not to send arms to Ukraine, the crisis may soon escalate into a full-blown war or an increasingly bloody civil war. READ MORE

Hungary and the Crimea referendum

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Left-wing and conservative columnists agree that the West cannot stop Russia from annexing the breakaway peninsula. They note that having recognized Kosovo as an independent state the West cannot consistently defend the principle of territorial integrity. READ MORE