• All tools of cooperation and pressure will only have a practical impact if EU countries reach a single position. Given the current situation, this is challenging to achieve, so the solution would be to find other forms of satisfactory cooperation.

    Autor: Karolina Wanda Olszowska
    Opublikowano: 20/03/2024
  • The only way to avoid an escalation of the war on Lebanon’s territory and to prevent its destruction is to pressure Israel to terminate its plans to invade Lebanon, occupy parts of Lebanon’s territory, and to seriously extend the range and scope of air attacks.

    Autor: Witold Repetowicz
    Opublikowano: 14/03/2024
  • Russia is using the BRICS chairmanship to its own advantage and to counter isolation. By increasing cooperation within BRICS, Russia seeks to expand its influence and strengthen its position as an important player in global politics.

    Autor: Karolina Olszowy
    Opublikowano: 16/02/2024
  • The only durable solution for stability in the region is a political resolution to both Palestinian and Yemeni conflicts.

    Autor: Witold Repetowicz
    Opublikowano: 30/01/2024
  • The most likely scenario in cross-strait relations after the elections is the maintenance of the status quo with varying degrees of pressure on the island, depending on the final result. However, the possibility of Beijing using the elections as a pretext for escalation to force the Taipei government into reunification talks cannot be ruled out.

    Autor: Tomasz Smura
    Opublikowano: 12/01/2024
  • The government will have to act under social pressure, taking into account measures to prevent energy poverty, but at the same time strengthening market mechanisms.

    Autor: Sławomir Krenczyk
    Opublikowano: 12/12/2023
  • The failed rebellion of the Wagner Group troops against the Kremlin authorities on June 24 this year also had quite unexpected repercussions in Libya, a place far away from Russia.

    Autor: Tomasz Otłowski
    Opublikowano: 27/10/2023
  • People in Afghanistan continue to suffer under severe rules of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), as the Taliban consolidates its power over the whole country

    Autor: Tomasz Otłowski
    Opublikowano: 06/10/2023
  • The Russian large scale invasion against Ukraine on 24th February 2022 provoked a debate in Germany on the relations with China, which had become increasingly problematic over the past decade.

    Autor: Lidia Gibadło
    Opublikowano: 08/09/2023
  • The US-China relationship appears to be becoming increasingly confrontational, with the Biden administration largely continuing the line adopted by Donald Trump.

    Autor: Tomasz Smura
    Opublikowano: 30/08/2023
  • The understanding of close links between foreign and energy policy was first reflected in the Russian Federation’s 2003 Energy Strategy.

    Autor: Natalia Słobodian
    Opublikowano: 25/08/2023
  • NATO used to hold its heads of state and government meetings (summits) every few years. Now, due to the extraordinary challenging security situation (the ongoing war in Europe, the biggest since 1945) suach gatherings take place de facto every year.

    Autor: Robert Pszczel
    Opublikowano: 08/07/2023
  • The strategic significance of the South China Sea is primarily attributed to its geographical location, rendering it one of the world's busiest and most strategically important shipping routes.

    Autor: Mateusz Chatys
    Opublikowano: 04/07/2023
  • In recent times, Saudi Arabia - a longstanding strategic partner of the United States - has embarked on a new course in its foreign policy. Riyadh has intensified cooperation with China and drawn closer to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Now, the House of Saud is signaling readiness to join the anti-Western BRICS bloc.

    Autor: Robert Czulda
    Opublikowano: 27/06/2023
  • Since the outbreak of Russia’s large scale invasion against Ukraine Poland procured a significant number of military equipment, which should increase the firepower of the Polish Armed Forces. The Polish Armed Forces also have not forgotten about the development of cyberarmy, which was established in 2018 and should be fully operational by 2026. The question is whether Poland has the potential and will to be a significant power in cyberspace?

    Autor: Andrzej Kozłowski
    Opublikowano: 26/06/2023
  • Europe's pursuit of greener energy through the expansion of renewable technologies has led to a growing dependence on raw materials and rare elements that are predominantly produced outside its borders, notably in China and other countries. This reliance on external sources introduces complexities and challenges to the region's energy transition.

    Autor: Piotr Przybyło
    Opublikowano: 19/06/2023
  • One of the somewhat unexpected (but highly welcome), consequences of the barbaric war waged by Russia against Ukraine and Moscow’s open confrontation with the West, has been a commendable show of unity not just from NATO, but also the European Union (EU).

    Autor: Robert Pszczel
    Opublikowano: 16/06/2023
  • Turkish elections were not forged but it doesn’t mean that they were free and fair. High turnout could suggest that the main winner was democracy but this is not the case.

    Autor: Witold Repetowicz
    Opublikowano: 07/06/2023
  • Despite mounting pressure, South Korea remains unwilling to provide military assistance to Ukraine. This stance is rooted not only in Seoul's longstanding policy of refraining from supplying arms to nations engaged in active conflict, but also in the highly sensitive security situation in the region.

    Autor: Robert Czulda
    Opublikowano: 23/05/2023
  • During the early stages of the war, some were worried that Russia's aggression against Ukraine could lead to a similar attack on Taiwan by China. This argument was not unfounded, as a quick Russian victory could embolden China to launch an attack on Taiwan, while a prolonged conflict in Europe could prevent the United States from deploying more forces to the Indo-Pacific.

    Autor: Robert Czulda
    Opublikowano: 22/05/2023
  • Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) needs to become an attentive listener if its countries want to advocate for its interests more effectively. With the war in Ukraine ongoing and the challenge of the country’s reconstruction looming on the horizon, the regional decision-makers have to show more understanding of the challenges faced by their partners in other parts of the continent. They also need to embark on the path to resolve bilateral disputes with the EU institutions and major EU Member States to increase the region’s credibility at international level in the times of changing global security landscape.

    Autor: Miłosz J. Cordes
    Opublikowano: 19/05/2023
  • As China gained more influence in terms of its economic power, the political ambitions of Beijing have dramatically grown. These tendencies are reminiscent of the continuing centralization of authority that commenced subsequent to the 19th Party Congress in 2017.

    Autor: Dominik Mierzejewski, Przemysław Ciborek
    Opublikowano: 18/05/2023
  • In March 2023 the US  Department of Defense (DoD) presented its budget for the Fiscal Year 2024 (September 2023 – September 2024). As the DoD representatives and the overview of the budget emphasised it is “the most strategy-driven request we’ve ever produced from the Department of Defense.”

    Autor: Tomasz Smura
    Opublikowano: 17/05/2023
  • Recently, the Wagner Group has been on the lips of everyone interested in global conflicts. Its infamous brutal nature attracted international attention when Putin began engaging militants from a Kremlin-linked private army in the war in Ukraine.

    Autor: Dominika Kulig
    Opublikowano: 24/04/2023
  • There is much talk in Europe about Russia’s ability to wage a prolonged war in Ukraine.

    Autor: Piotr Przybyło
    Opublikowano: 21/04/2023