Viktor Orbán’s power grab in Budapest has overshadowed a parallel political drama in Warsaw regarding the presidential elections on May 10.
The right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party won re-election, but has a tricky four years ahead.
In a divided Poland, the trajectory of liberal democracy over the past 30 years is seen as a success by the liberal left. The ruling national conservatives have a very different narrative.
The election of the 46-year-old former Europe minister as mayor of Warsaw has caused ripples beyond the capital. The victory of this moderate pro-European …
German-Polish relations have been rocky of late, but now Warsaw seems willing to change tack.
EU funds for “illiberal” countries come under scrutiny, but there seems little room for manoeuvre.
There’s been talk recently about Romania’s relationship with the Visegrád Group. Don’t expect it to become a member soon.
The mayor of Słupsk, a small city in northern Poland, has made a name for himself as a rising left-wing star fighting a tide …
Poland‘s Law and Justice (PiS) party has made no secret of its skepticism of the European Union. But if the rest of Europe moves …
Hungary and Poland continue to defy the EU’s values and threaten its unity. Brussels needs to flex its muscles, and fast.
Polish demands for war reparations from Germany could undermine the post-1945 order.
Budapest and Warsaw are undermining the EU’s values, but Brussels’ kid gloves are only making them bolder.
Angela Merkel, seeking close ties with Warsaw, risks unwittingly furthering Poland’s leap to the right.
Poland’s new strong men prefer to style themselves as persecuted outsiders.
The PiS government is reconfiguring Polish foreign policy, but the looming Brexit poses new questions.
The German-Polish relationship needs a good dose of pragmatism.