Jaroslaw Kaczynski promises the ‘Polish model of the welfare state’ and social protection like in the West - but if his party stays in power after the October 13 election, the country will drift further away from its hard-won freedoms and connections with Europe
Polling on the upcoming election in Poland reflects a society often at odds with the ruling party. This is the election broken down by numbers.
A hurricane has forced the US president to cancel his state visit to Poland to mark a dark day in history — but that won’t hide the damage he has done to US-German-Polish relations.
A recent EU court ruling has sent a chill down the spines of populist governments determined to undermine judicial independence. The new Commission must defend this crucial victory.
Splits between Germany and Poland vis-à-vis Russia signal deeper divisions in the alliance, ones which threaten European security
ECFR experts share their insight into the manouevres around next month’s US-Poland summit. What does it mean for the JPCOA, and what steps should European countries take in response?
Nord Stream 2 is a contentious project - here, ECFR experts weigh in on the debate with an array of opinions on the topic
The disengaged culture of military moderation promoted by Berlin restricts the EU from playing a geopolitical role and puts the future of NATO at risk
The EU has thus far been unable to prevent democratic backsliding - what will it do in Hungary and Poland?
The struggle for the rule of law in Poland has reached a critical stage - what will the EU do about it?