In Chicago, we think of ourselves as a little piece of Poland. In some neighborhoods, you only hear Polish. The faithful come together at churches like Saint Stanislaus Kostka. We have a parade for Polish Constitution Day. So being here with you, it feels like home. – Barack Obama, June 2014
Marcin Gawęda – President of The Warsaw Institute Foundation (U.S.), analyzed and commented on the mood prevailing in the European Union just before the elections to the European Parliament. In his article titled “Will Nation-States Make a Comeback in EU Elections?” he also raised the issue of growing patriotism and nationalism in many EU countries and their possible impact on the results of the upcoming elections.
The report by Grzegorz Kuczyński – expert of the Warsaw Institute, has been quoted in the latest analysis of the Jamestown Foundation “Baltic Pipe to Cut Poland’s Gas Dependence on Russia” by Natalia Konarzewska.
Launched seven years ago, the sub-regional cooperation 16+1 format, aimed at boosting economic partnership between China and its partners in the Balkans and Central and Eastern Europe encounters, has yet been developing with varying degrees of success. So far, countries such as Hungary, Albania, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia have taken most from the project.
So far, much has been said about the geopolitical and economic importance of the Arctic; it, however, seems that competition over the region has entered upon an entirely new stage. This is mainly because of an ever-increasing pace of climate change, the...