Search: NATO,Poland (12 materials)


Will Russia Return to Europe?

... evolution of cooperation between Russia and Europe becomes especially glaring when we compare the political dynamics of Russia and Poland. When Russian liberals speak of the growing estrangement of Russia from Europe, they typically advance two explanations.... ... to wit, that for a quarter-century Russia has not been able to insert itself adequately into the European (EU) and Atlantic (NATO) structures as a full participant or equal partner. One can debate who bears responsibility for this failure, but the fact ...


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

... in the event of a crisis appears to be a more significant factor. The same goes for the expansion of NATO's Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF). Changes are taking place in Russia as well. Moscow has managed to implement a massive, the four NATO battalions deployed in Poland and the Baltic states and apparently successful, military reform, creating " more compact, mobile, and possibly more efficient armed forces. A number of military units have been restored; in particular, three divisions were deployed on the ...


Ernest Wyciszkiewicz: The EU and NATO are the Cornerstones of Polish Security

... constant low-intensity conflicts between the member-states that are managed on daily basis through common institutions, treaties and procedures. Sooner or later we will find a solution acceptable both for national governments and the European Commission. Poland has asked NATO for additional troops to be deployed. How do you think it will affect the regional security system – would it help it, or would it undermine it? It is part of the NATO reassurance policy. We have been a NATO member for eighteen years right ...


Conference «Warsaw Summit 2016 – What’s Next for NATO

On November 4, 2016 Center for European Policy Analysis, CEPA, hosted a « Warsaw Summit 2016 – What’s Next for NATO? » conference in Warsaw. The following issues farmed the agenda of the conference: NATO on the Eastern Flank, the development and the future of the Alliance, Russia-NATO relations. Natalia Evtikhevich , Programme Manager, Russian International ...


Recent International Processes’ effects on the Socio-Political Situation in Ukraine

... significantly and left Poland out of the negotiating platforms, which naturally could not have pleased Poland’s leaders. Poland has gained additional instruments for becoming involved in the Ukrainian process by deepening the interaction between NATO and Ukraine (Poland can successfully play the familiar part of intermediary). Besides, should the destructive processes in the European Union continue, Poland will have a wonderful shot at solidifying its position as an important player, not only in the region, but ...


“The Narrow Corridor” of American-Polish Relations

... day – such as rule of law, independent judiciaries and a free press ." According to Mr. Obama, these are the values the American-Polish alliance is based on. These words the American President addressed to Andrzej Duda, the President of Poland at the recent NATO summit in Warsaw; these words might have passed unnoticed in the world, but in Poland, they created an uproar. They unequivocally stated that Poland has anti-democratic tendencies, which has already long been discussed in Europe. The current state ...


Europe under Aegis

... defence (BMD) base at Deveselu, Romania, had been put into operation. This marked the second phase of the European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) announced by Barack Obama in 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 ...


Andrey Kortunov at Experts' Forum during NATO summit

... officers and journalists, among them Polish Presdient Andrzej Duda, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, foreign and defense ministers of Poland, presidents of Croatia and Montenegro, foreign ministers of Italy and Norway, as well as other officials from NATO and neutral European countries. The discussants focused on NATO strategy in the eastern and southern flanks, its evolution in the nuclear and conventional areas, relations with Russia and other post-Soviet states, countering international terrorism,...


NATO Exercises: More Provocations from Poland

On June 7 Poland hosted a NATO exercise, the largest in the country's history, with the participation of all bloc members plus Ukraine, while on June 6 the maritime phase of the Baltops-2016 game was launched in Finland. Were these provocations intended to trigger a response from ...


Poland 2015: A Year of Political Transformations

... Movement party led by Janusz Palikot. The Union failed to pass the 8 per cent threshold needed for coalitions to gain representation in the Sejm. In the event that relations between Russia and the West deteriorate any further, we will probably see a NATO base appear in Poland. Among other things, the United Left’s defeat created a situation whereby, for the first time ever, not a single left-wing party was represented in the Parliament of Poland – not even those parties that are associated with the socialist ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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