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
Political vagaries, a hatred of the elite, corruption and staunch nationalism divide Eastern Europe between populists and liberals
With the UK gone, Poland, under the Law and Justice (PiS) government, will lose its favourite ally within the EU
Germany is enough of a mature democracy to accommodate a party like AfD
With a worsening international reputation, Poland has been strikingly quiet on the recent refugee deal