Search: Europe,Poland (4 materials)

Will Russia Return to Europe?

... North Atlantic alliance had a clear signalling effect: the rapid socioeconomic development of Poland over the last two decades has evoked envy not only from all of the other newer members of the EU, but indeed among most of the representatives of ‘old Europe.’ As such, Poland would, until recently, have seemed like the last place in Europe in which to expect a rise in nationalism, the triumph of Euroskepticism, and doubts about the immutability of liberal European values. And yet there are major changes underway in ...


The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: The Implications of NATO-Russia Relations to the Baltic Sea Region

... two countries could lead to a regional arms race. Russia's reaction to any changes in the potential capacity of Germany and Poland will also play a significant role. Such a reaction would hardly be positive, for obvious reasons, although Moscow's reciprocal ... ... Andrey Kortunov: Hybrid Cooperation: A New Model for Russia-EU Relations The third component concerns arms control regimes in Europe, as well as pan-European security institutions. The erosion of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe is definitely ...


Europe under Aegis

... 2009. Immediately thereafter, construction of a similar base in Redzikowo, Poland began as part of the third EPAA phase . These events force us once again to reflect on the potential threat that the United States’ current plans to deploy BMD in Europe poses to Russia’s national security. Aegis Ashore EPAA replaced a previous idea to deploy a missile defence base in Poland which was to include ten silo-based GBI (ground-based interceptor) missiles. GBIs were previously deployed in Alaska and California. The plans to create a third GBI installation in Europe infuriated Moscow , who feared it would threaten the survivability ...


Poland: Scandal with Anti-Russian Consequences

... discussion between the head of the National Bank of Poland, former Prime Minister Marek Belka and Minister of the Interior Bartlomiej Sienkiewicz. Belka offered to help the government if the Minister of Finance Jacek Rostowski resigned. Yet, according to European Union rules, national banks are not entitled to interfere in politics. This scandal would hardly have spread beyond Poland, however, if Sikorski had not become involved. It turned out that, in June 2014, a waiter secretly recorded his conversation with Rostowski. As Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sikorski said that Poland’s alliance with the United States was “harmful,...


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