The return of the reparations debacle reveals how Poland’s international relations have been infected by PiS’ primitive approach to morality, history and sovereignty
While Warsaw hopes for the U.S. to support its regional ambitions, Berlin and Brussels watch carefully.
Macron’s win was received with a sigh of relief across Europe, but what follows cannot be “politics as usual”. Can he garner support in the European Union?
Angela Merkel’s visit to Warsaw is the most important meeting of German and Polish leaders since 1989
The problem of Warsaw’s illiberalism is not just legal but deeply political
What do EU countries think of Donald Trump’s victory?
What is distinct about Poland’s attitude to Russia is its genuine conviction in the potential for conventional military conflict with Moscow
It is less about concrete policy ideas than an overall strategy towards the EU: will it take a pragmatic position or pursue an ideological path?
With the rule of law dispute between the government and the Commission heating up, Polish politics is entering a new phase
With a raft of other crises at the EU’s doorstep, Warsaw might find it difficult to gain support for its assertive approach towards Russia