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January 19, 2016, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

Does Polish national-conservative leader Jarosław Kaczyński have a plan? Or are his policy decisions (which are often rushed through literally overnight) based purely on an unquenched thirst for power at […]

Poland’s choice: the day after

October 26, 2015, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

This is an unprecedented moment in the 25 years of Polish democracy. The national-conservative Law and Justice Party won a landslide victory of 39 per ...

President Duda: What happened in Poland?

May 25, 2015, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

Andrzej Duda’s success in Poland’s presidential election is a political earthquake. Not only did Duda, an inexperienced, second-rank politician fr ...

The price of coexistence between the EU and Russia

May 17, 2015, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

If the main flaw of the European security order after 1989 was that it was unsuited to incorporating Russia in the long term, isn’t it high time for ...

  • Can Poland remain a leader of EU foreign policy?
    February 5, 2015, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    In 2014 Poland confirmed its role as one of the European Union’s foreign policy leaders. The Russian-Ukrainian conflict hit Poland’s interests hard, and Warsaw was put in the driver’s seat […]

  • Germany leads Europe: Jettisoning the status quo
    February 5, 2015, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    Germany is rightly praised in the European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2015 for assuming more leadership in the diplomacy of the European Union. However, Berlin’s new foreign policy role (just like […]