Saturday, 21 October 2017
Opinion | ČTK

Many Czechs espouse the position of protest against the EU, which is why the result of the upcoming general election might remind that in Germany, where the former East Germans, disillusioned at democracy, have backed the protest AfD party, Ondrej Leinert says in Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) on Friday.

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"The current and potential future leadership of the Czech Republic threatens and endangers US interests and the NATO defense agenda in the region," Colonel Wesley Martin wrote in a commentary for the Independent Journal Review (IJR).

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The Czechs need Germany having a leader who would keep its pro-EU line, not one to pursue German aims regardless of others, which is why Angela Merkel's election victory and her continuation as German chancellor is in Prague's interest, Ondrej Houska writes in Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Thursday.

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The myth that ANO leader Andrej Babis is a perfect manager who can make life better for everybody through his vision of running the Czech state as a business seems to be disintegrating due to the Financial Administration's errors, Petr Honzejk wrote in daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Thursday.

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President Miloš Zeman used his traditional rhetoric at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week and he did not say a word about the Russian threat to East Europe, Teodor Marjanovič wrote in Hospodářské noviny.

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The Czech public should know how many times President Milos Zeman and his team intervened in business deals concerning foreign countries, and what were the deals and the purposes of the interventions about, Jan Klesla writes in daily Lidove noviny (LN) on Tuesday in relation to the Liglass affair.

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Prague fails to use German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other leaders' favourable view of Czechs to upgrade bilateral relations and promote Czech interests in Germany, Adam Cerny writes in Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Tuesday.

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The expectations of some people that a new Czech government will be formed without ANO leader Andrej Babiš after the October general election are unrealistic, Erik Tabery writes in the weekly Respekt out on Monday.

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A government crisis likely to turn into a constitutional crisis may come after the forthcoming Czech general election if the prosecuted ANO leader Andrej Babiš is appointed prime minister-designate, Jiří Pehe wrote in Právo on Saturday.

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The October 20-21 general election will decide on whether the Czech Republic will join the core of the nascent two-speed Europe or become a marginalised eternal grouser, economist Tomáš Sedláček wrote in Hospodářské noviny. Will the Czechs remain a cynical, nowhere belonging country of "grumbling Václav Klauses and Miloš Zemans" or will they wake up and start trying hard to behave like an ally and "a gentleman of the 21st century," Sedláček asks.

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The EU court verdict, which dismissed the Hungarian and Slovak lawsuits against the redistribution quotas on Wednesday, wrongly declares that the system helped cope with the impact of a massive migrant wave in Greece and Italy, Milan Slezak writes in daily Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Thursday.

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China could definitely crack down on North Korea's trouble-making leader Kim Jong-un, economically at least, which US President Donald Trump wants it to do, but Trump fails to mention the price Beijing would have to pay for such an intervention, Michal Mocek wrote in yesterday's Právo.

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The names of the election programmes of the Czech parties running in the October general election tell about these parties more than they would like to say, Petr Honzejk writes in Tuesday's Hospodářské noviny.

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Lubomir Zaoralek, the Czech Social Democrats' (CSSD) leader in the upcoming general election, would be a more suitable chairman of the party than Milan Chovanec, its interim head, if it wants to promote leftist issues, Vojtech Srnka writes in daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) on Thursday.

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The position of ANO leader Andrej Babiš is more fragile than ever before due to his scandals, but they need not bring about his political fall because his rivals are weak and offer nothing special to Czech voters, Petr Honzejk wrote in Hospodářské noviny.