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NATO Summit in Warsaw – the Polish perspective

What are strategic expectations of Member States to be addressed during the forthcoming Summit in Warsaw? Which major challenges will it face? What marks the Polish position vis-a-vis NATO and EU issues? Analysis by former Polish diplomat Piotr Łukasiewicz.

By Piotr Łukasiewicz

Sustainable Energy Security: A Transatlantic Opportunity

Raport ukazuje powiązania między polityką zagraniczną a kwestiami bezpieczeństwa i energetyki oraz analizuje i proponuje rozwiązania w kontekście zmieniających się realiów społecznych, politycznych i ekonomicznych po obu stronach Atlantyku.

A New Attempt to Resolve the Ukraine Conflict

There can be no normalisation of the relations with Russia as long as Moscow leads a war in the eastern Ukraine. This articles examines a new attempt to resolve the Ukraine conflict.

By Ralf Fücks, Marieluise Beck

Poland: trust no one but the law

"The CIA-prison story is the most important lesson served up so far for the twenty-fifth anniversary of democratic transformation in Poland. Polish politicians have learned by heart that they may as well give up on seeking raison d'Etat justifications of political decisions going against the black letter of the Constitution. At the end of the day, the consequences of such decisions have placed a burden on future governments and generations, undermining the citizens' trust in the state, its sovereignty and allegiance to human rights' values", said Adam Bodnar for OpenDemocracy.

By Adam Bodnar

X PAUCI Eastern Policy Forum

The whole Europe experiences outcomes of the events in Ukraine and Russia, in particular economic sanctions, while threats to national security has again become a hot topic in many countries of the region.  The 10th PAUCI Eastern Policy Forum "Transatlantic Community versus Eurasia – Arising Challenges and New Opportunities", that took place on the 15th of December, was be an opportunity for a discussion between Eastern and Western partners – the representatives of politics, think tanks, academia and non-governmental organizations.

15th Annual Foreign Policy Conference - materials

The debate on the possibilities and limits of German foreign policy cannot be divorced from the context of history. In 2014, Europe is commemorating a century of wars and revolutions. The conclusions to be drawn for our present actions are controversial, however, as can be seen currently with regard to Ukraine. This raises the question of how far policy can rely on historical experiences and the lessons that history has in store for us. We present materials from the 15th Annual Foreign Policy Conference "On the way toward greater responsibility? Lessons from a century of extremes for the future of German Foreign Policy".

Protest movements – radical or banal?

In the recent years, press agencies and social media have frequently informed about social protests. What are the differences between a protest, disobedience and a revolution? Will the need and necessity to “go out into the street” survive in the digital era? The debates in Warsaw and Wrocław were held after the screening of the film "Everyday Rebellion"  by The Riahi Brothers during the 11th PLANETE+ DOC FILM FESTIVAL.

How to deal with Iran?

The question posed has never been easy to answer and is hardly more timely. The Heinrich Böll Foundation Prague and the Association for International Affairs (AMO) jointly organised the International conference “How to deal with Iran?” and a series of side events (13 - 15 April) which discussed current developments in and around Iran.