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Section: Visegrad Insight (Poland)

    Enemies of Europe Never Changed
    Mar24

    Enemies of Europe Never Changed

    Ahead of the Rome Summit Andrew Moravcsik, professor of Politics and Director of the European Union Program at Princeton tells Visegrad Insight that the future is going to be multi-track. And that Trump will reverse his negative attitude towards EU. Wojciech Przybylski, Visegrad Insight: At the Heinrich-Böll Foundation international conference...

    Founding Ideas of Visegrad Remain Crucial
    Mar16

    Founding Ideas of Visegrad Remain Crucial

    The Visegrad Group was formed in the 1990s to eliminate the remnants of the communist bloc in Central Europe, to overcome the historic animosities between Central European countries, to accomplish a social metamorphosis and to join both the EU and NATO. So, Visegrad was as much about transformation towards Western liberal democracies and...

    Visegrad governments play into Moscow’s hands
    Mar08

    Visegrad governments play into Moscow’s hands

    The original purpose of the Visegrad initiative was for the four re-emerging Central European democracies to coordinate their pursuit of NATO and EU membership. However, since achieving its primary targets, the V4 has proved unable to coordinate the disparate foreign policies of its members and lacks a clear geopolitical identity. While...

    Trade Wars
    Feb27

    Trade Wars

    Discussions about TTIP demonstrate that after centuries of trade wars, European nations are well aware of how trade agreements can affect their economies. Martin Ehl showcases the changing face of competition through the ages. Central Europe has always been a crossroads of trade, quite often of goods produced elsewhere. Customs and trade rulers...

    The Dismantling of Alliances
    Feb21

    The Dismantling of Alliances

    One year after the victory of the Law and Justice (PiS) party in the parliamentary elections, Poland is facing a multitude of problems many of which stem from the incoherent foreign policy of the ruling party. Whether it be attempting to forge stronger ties with neighbours in the region or trying to assert its “growing” power in Europe, the...

    Rebranding the Visegrad Group
    Feb05

    Rebranding the Visegrad Group

    Vojtěch Boháč: How do you perceive the Visegrad group from your professional point of view? What do you think can be improved? Szymon Walkiewicz: The main question is: “What is the V4?” In the very beginning, when they set up the group, the task was clear and everybody knew its purpose. However, after the four countries entered the EU in 2004, it...

    Where Should the External Priorities of the Visegrád Lie?
    Feb02

    Where Should the External Priorities of the Visegrád Lie?

    The real priorities of a foreign policy of any state should reflect the overall dynamics of the international context (i.e. threats for national security or opportunities for the expansion of the state’s role vis-a-vis other players). This should also apply to alliances and inter-state groupings. Today, the V4 faces the sort of challenges...

    Wargames in Warsaw
    Feb01

    Wargames in Warsaw

    Just six months after the NATO Summit, military experts from NATO, think tanks and former members of the military gathered in a small room with only a few computers on the 2nd floor of Poland’s national stadium to play a wargame: a mock Russian invasion of the Baltic states. The purpose? Assess all of the Alliance’s capabilities and...

    Revival of the Red Infiltration
    Jan24

    Revival of the Red Infiltration

    Almost three decades after the end of the Soviet occupation, the countries of Central Europe (CE) are once again at a geopolitical crossroads. After successive waves of migrants flowed over the continent in 2015 and as a struck several Western European cities, the rarely united Visegrad countries have started to question the immigration policies...

    Alleged Czech Discomfort
    Dec19

    Alleged Czech Discomfort

    Visegrad Insight in partnership with Eastern Europe Network of Fellows of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation is pleased to present articles by Jörg Winterbauer, Zsuzsanna Végh and Vít Dostál created on the occasion of ‘Germany and the Visegrad States: Potentials and Challenges of Cooperation’ conference in Warsaw, 25-27 November 2016. When the...

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