This is our war, whether we want it or not

The Kremlin’s madness, for which Ukrainians are paying a bloody price today, is a historic win for us in the sweepstakes of world politics. And fortunately, the collective morality in Poland is pushing us more or less in the direction indicated by political realism Rafał A. Ziemkiewicz A lot of aggravation, very little thinking – […]

Warzecha: The risk of an uncontrolled escalation of conflict in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has been going on for over six months. During this time, not only did the warring parties’ assumptions about its goals change, but the risk that the actions will spiral out of control has increased dramatically. Such a reflection, however, along with the thought of the consequences for Poland, is almost […]

Defining Poland’s interests

It’s been a long time since any analysis of mine elicited as many comments as my words about the risks for Poland in case of a prolonged conflict in Ukraine and the need for a compromise in this regard. Paweł Lisicki Most reactions were that of anger, condemnation and – what else could be expected […]

Halting the Green Transformation: A Step Backward in Carbon (Part 2)

The outbreak of the war in Ukraine allowed many countries to find a convenient justification for the long-term increasing use of fossil fuels Jakub Wozinski (…) Where is the decarbonization? The energy crisis related to an irresponsible implementation of green transformation is a really big threat. It is estimated that in the case of small […]

Halting the Green Transformation: A Step Backward in Carbon (Part 1)

The outbreak of the war in Ukraine allowed many countries to find a convenient justification for the long-term increasing use of fossil fuels Jakub Wozinski The conflict between the West and Russia is sometimes presented as a clash between low-emission and ecological civilization and Vladimir Putin’s outdated fossil fuel “gas station”. Many politicians and experts […]

A strategic corridor on the Polish border: the European Achilles’ heel? (Part 2)

The American “Politico“ recognized it as “the most dangerous place on Earth”. And although experts are generally skeptical about it, it still arouses great emotions. What is the Suwałki Gap really? Karol Gac (…) In early July, Polish President Andrzej Duda and his Lithuanian counterpart Gitanas Nausėda visited soldiers stationed on the Suwałki Gap to […]

A strategic corridor on the Polish border: the European Achilles’ heel? (Part 1)

The American “Politico“ recognized it as “the most dangerous place on Earth”. And although experts are generally skeptical about it, it still arouses great emotions. What is the Suwałki Gap really? Karol Gac The Suwałki Gap is a narrow area (isthmus) around Suwałki, Augustów, and Sejny, which connects our country with Lithuania and other Baltic […]

Viktor Orbán, Polish emotions, and the evil empire

Great love that turns into hostility overnight is not unusual. I am afraid, however, that something similar happened between Poles and Hungarians. Paweł Lisicki This is the conclusion at least from the reaction of the entire Polish media to the last speech by Viktor Orbán in Băile Tuşnad, which I was fortunate enough to hear […]