Emmanuel Macron, the French President-elect
Central/Eastern Europe

Leaders of Poland and Lithuania stand up for transatlantic unity: try to correct Macron’s mistakes

The shadow of Emmanuel Macron loomed over Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s visit to the US this week. Polish and Lithuanian politicians have begun to shrug off the French leader’s controversial stance and defend transatlantic […]

Central/Eastern Europe

Polish-German dislike: why don’t Poles believe Germans?

In December 2021, Germany’s new Foreign Minister, Annalena Baerbock, stopped in Warsaw on her inauguration tour and met her Polish counterpart, Zbigniew Rau. Before the minister’s visit, tensions were already high between Poland’s ruling Law […]

Migrant storm: Illegal migrants form Belarus - Polish border
Central/Eastern Europe

An expert explains why Poland was chosen over Lithuania for the migrant storm

The large group of migrants currently being monitored in Belarus, near the Polish border, trying to break into the country is a new phase of the hybrid attack. It is primarily an attempt of this […]

European Union

Poland and Germany cannot afford to ignore one another

In 2011, Poland’s then Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski famously stated, “I fear Germany’s power less than her inactivity.” Since then, Berlin and Warsaw’s intensive post-1989 cooperation seems to have ebbed. Why? Can this once-close partnership […]