: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: The Central European Policy Institute (Slovakia)

    Comprehensive NATO
    May22

    Comprehensive NATO

    By John R. Allen and Stefano Stefanini. Photo| NATO. IntroductionIf comprehensive means “including or dealing with all or nearly all elements or aspects of something”[1] and that something is the international security environment, the Atlantic Alliance choice is not whether or not, but to what extent, to be comprehensive. NATO exists today, and...

    Migration climate, discourse and policies in Poland
    May09

    Migration climate, discourse and policies in Poland

    By Justyna Segeš FrelakSUMMARYAnti-immigration fears and sentiments have been used as a political ploy in Poland.Majority of Poles oppose the admission of refugees or believe they should be granted only temporary shelter, with the younger generation the least in favour of receiving refugees.Poland continues to be in strong opposition to...

    Migration politics in Slovakia: Balancing domestic and EU-level goals
    May09

    Migration politics in Slovakia: Balancing domestic and EU-level goals

    By Alena Kudzko. Photo by Brian Colson|Flickr, licensed by CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Summary:Since 2016, Slovakia’s position on migration has become more measured. Compared to the harsh rhetoric that the country earlier employed and its vehement refusal to accept EU refugees in 2015-early 2016, Slovakia’s spring 2017 stance represents a more...

    Nord Stream 2: the Gazprom pipeline accelerating the reconfiguration of European gas flows
    May05

    Nord Stream 2: the Gazprom pipeline accelerating the reconfiguration of European gas flows

    By Nolan Theisen. Photo|tomtunguz.comFollowing the cancellation of South Stream, Nord Stream 2 (NS2) represents Gazprom’s last opportunity to effectively bypass Ukraine entirely for continental European deliveries, a troubling development in Brussels. At the same time, it offers a direct line to western European markets with declining...

    Czech migration discourse and policy: fuelling the fire
    May03

    Czech migration discourse and policy: fuelling the fire

    By Tomáš Jungwirth.Photo by Moyan Brenn | Flickr licensed by CC BY 2.0Although the European refugee crisis has not had a material impact on the number of asylum requests in the Czech Republic, there are notable ramifications in its wake, particularly with the escalation of public debate. As of spring 2017, the political focus has shifted towards...

    From Russia with Hate: The activity of pro-Russian extremist groups in Central-Eastern Europe
    May02

    From Russia with Hate: The activity of pro-Russian extremist groups in Central-Eastern Europe

    By Radovan Bránik, Grigorij Mesežnikov and Daniel Milo. Political Capital, Hungarian think tank, conducted research on Russian actors and extremists groups in Central Europe and raised awareness of this pernicious influence among the wider public throughout 2016-2017 within the project supported by the National Endowment for Democracy.Together...

    Reanimating NATO’s Warfighting Mindset: Eight Steps to Increase the Alliance’s Political-Military Agility
    May01

    Reanimating NATO’s Warfighting Mindset: Eight Steps to Increase the Alliance’s Political-Military Agility

    By Ian Brzezinski and Tomáš Valášek.The accelerating pace of events stands among the most challenging security dynamics confronting the NATO Alliance. Often called the “speed of war,” it is a product and driver of a threat environment that today features a complex mix of great power confrontation, failed states, violent extremist groups, and the...

    Information war monitor for Central Europe: Pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets have a favourite French presidential candidate
    Apr22

    Information war monitor for Central Europe: Pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets have a favourite French presidential candidate

    By Lóránt Győri, Patrik Szicherle, Veronika Víchová, Daniel Milo, Katarína Klingová.The French presidential election is the main topic of discussions and one of the most important political events of the year 2017. Various public opinion polls and personal background information of the candidates are brought to light and presented on a daily...

    The Military Adaptation of the Alliance
    Mar30

    The Military Adaptation of the Alliance

    By Karl-Heinz Kamp and Wolf Langheld.“Through the longer term Adaptation Measures of the Readiness Action Plan, we have…Enhanced the NATO Response Force (NRF), increasing its readiness and substantially enlarging its size, making it a more capable and exible joint force comprised of a division-size land element with air, maritime, and...

    One NATO: The Political Adaptation of the Alliance
    Mar23

    One NATO: The Political Adaptation of the Alliance

    By Alexander Vershbow.“In light of the changed and evolving security environment, further adaptation is needed. Therefore, we have decided to further strengthen the Alliance’s deterrence and defence posture”. Alexander VershbowThe Warsaw Summit Communique, 8-9 July 2018 The Allies must face political reality America’s NATO allies have...

    Page 1 of 5

    Pin It on Pinterest