The intense year which has just ended was more than yet another year of the pandemic; it was also a year in which Poland defended a “migratory” assault on its border, the year we experienced ever more concerning Russian aggression, and faced rising tensions in our relationship with the EU. What was the most important? […]
The United States is only one decision away from sending large transports of armaments to Ukraine, but many other states have already done so, writes Andrzej Łomanowski in his analysis for ‘Rzeczpospolita’ daily
Poland could play a leading role in the EU and NATO during the current border crisis, but that requires bold foreign policy, writes the head of the Washington Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe Irena Lasota
The Kremlin is not only remilitarizing the region but also trying to impose its supremacy through a policy of judicial, economic and military fait accompli, says Law and Justice (PiS) MEP and former Polish FM Anna Fotyga in commentary for the Polish Press Agency
Shifts in American geopolitical policy, losses in energy security and increasingly bold actions by Belarus and Russia are putting severe pressure on Poland, writes Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Solidarność weekly Cezary Krysztopa
Poland must draw vital conclusions from the German-American agreement on Nord Stream 2 and reevaluate its relations with both countries, writes foreign columnist of ‘Rzeczpospolita’ daily, Jędrzej Bielecki
The storming of the Capitol and pandemic show that the US is in crisis, but this does not mean America is on the verge of losing its superpower status, writes columnist Bartosz Bartczak in Polish portal Niezależna.pl
As Poland, Central Europe, the entire continent and the world with it has changed, so too must the European Union. Professor Marek A. Cichocki explains the importance of the need for change in the EU for Poland’s security.
In light of the upcoming Middle East conference and the detention of Huawei Poland’s director, it is clear that Poland has become a battleground between two political blocks. Błażej Sajduk explains the consequences of Poland’s rapprochement with Washington.
The level of interference of European Union institutions in the matters of sovereign nations is increasing. Marek A. Cichocki analyses how the ability to identify these transnational webs will define Europe in the coming years.
The USA’s increasing engagement in Europe is due to the rising activity of their political opponents. Dr. Krzysztof Winkler analyses how an American base in Poland is part of the US’ attempt to hinder the broadening of Russia and China’s spheres of influence.
As geopolitics shift, Poland increasingly finds itself in a position where it must make important choices. In an interview for Polska the Times, writer and geostrategy expert Jacek Bartosiak explains Poland’s future in this brave new world.
“Fort Trump is an investment into our security,” underlines Andrzej Duda, referring to the concept of a permanent US military base in Poland. The President also spoke of Poland’s place in the “Europe of two dynamics”.
Emmanuel Macron supports Germany’s Heiko Mass’ vision of foreign policy and goes even further by postulating that Russia be included in European defense. Bartłomiej Radziejewski explains why it is make or break time for Poland.
Heiko Maas, the German foreign minister says it is time to think about European defense without American participation. However, that is completely against what Warsaw wants, warns professor Bogdan Góralczyk.
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