The President of the United States Donald Trump visited Warsaw, the capital of Poland, on Thursday, the president’s first trip to the Central-Eastern Europe (CEE) since his inauguration. The visit took place on the eve of the G20 summit. Choosing Poland as his first stop was not a coincidence and is closely related to the foreign policy goals of the administration. It unequivocally shows that this region of the world will be one of the top priorities for the 45th president of the United States. Donald Trump’s visit started with a one-on-one meeting with the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, followed by plenary talks between the American […]
The Casimir Pulaski Foundation hosted a roundtable discussion with special guest Professor Emeritus Roberto Rabel, Senior International Adviser at the Centre for Strategic Studies concerning the balance of power in South East Asia. A panel of experts of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation and representatives of various actors from the Asia-Pacific region took part in this deliberation. Professor Rabel opened the meeting by declaring the Asia-Pacific to be the most dynamic economy in the world. The economic interdependence of regional states as well as great powers has led to economic prosperity and general peace. However, a rise in nationalism could lead to an increase in tensions in several areas of concern […]
On January 16, 2016 the Casimir Pulaski Foundation, in cooperation with the Embassy of Iraq in Warsaw, organised a debate entitled “Iraq on a war with terrorism”. The debate was linked with an exhibition of photographs from the front-line of fights against “Islamic State”. The discussion concerned the current situation in Iraq and prospects for stabilisation. It has been the second event organised by the Pulaski Foundation and the Iraqi Embassy – the previous one in November last year was attended by Ph. D. Ibrahim al-Eshaiker al-Jaafari, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq. The event gathered among the audience representatives of the Amed Forces, state institutions and […]
Discussion on the policy of Western countries towards armed conflicts at the Warsaw Security Forum 2016
Armed conflicts in today’s world were one of the main themes at this year’s edition of the Warsaw Security Forum. The pannel titled „Charting the right course in conflict zones – new strategies or smarter politics?” opened a discussion on the possible directions in the policy of Western countries toward the war-torn regions. The conversation was conducted between several experts: Jean-Marie Guehenno (President of the International Crisis Group), Vuk Jeremić (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia), Walter Kemp (Vice-President of the International Peace Institute), Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nalecz (former Polish Ambassador in Moscow) and Maciej Popowski (Deputy General Director for Neighbourhood Policy and Negotiations in Process Enlargement of the European Commission). […]
New American administration will not change the priorities in the area of security – on consequences of electing Donald Trump with Peter B. deNeufville in CPF
New American administration will not change the priorities in the area of security – it’s the main conclusion coming from the over one hour-long meeting with advisor of General Michael Flynn, Peter B. deNeufville, who was visiting Poland. The meeting was organized by the Casimir Pulaski Foundation with participation of experts and a representative of the Polish Bureau of National Security on 1st December 2016. The meeting from series “Pulaski Security Briefing” touched on a number of subjects concerning security and defense in context of election of Donald Trump for President of the United States and naming Gen. Michael Flynn as the national security advisor by President-elect. Peter B. deNeufville […]
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq in Poland: ‘Iraq needs foreign investments. I do consider this as good opportunity for Poland’.
“We want the NATO to adapt toward 360° approach” – ministers of defence and of foreign affairs about the NATO and international security during the Warsaw Security Forum.
On July 9, 2016 Casimir Pulaski Foundation organised the Baltic Sea Security Conference. An important task of the conference was to provide a platform for discussion on the security in the Baltic Sea region and to assess the potential of cooperation between navies of various countries. “Key thing in this perspective should be the choice of appropriate equipment, which the Baltic Sea states should possess” – said Zbigniew Pisarski, the President of the Foundation. “Poland is currently implementing a modernization programme of the Navy. The experience of other NATO countries can be very practical for selecting appropriate solutions” – he added. Among speakers there were Carl Bildt – Prime Minister […]