Articles on Piotr Buras

Trump in Warsaw: What is at stake for Poland and Europe? (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 04 July 2017

While Warsaw hopes for the U.S. to support its regional ambitions, Berlin and Brussels watch carefully.

Pariah no more? Poland weighs its options (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 09 February 2017

Angela Merkel’s visit to Warsaw is the most important meeting of German and Polish leaders since 1989.

The EU's Polish Dilemma (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 03 January 2017

The problem of Warsaw’s illiberalism is not just legal but deeply political.

View from Warsaw: the Polish riddle (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 15 September 2016

It is less about concrete policy ideas than an overall strategy towards the EU: will it take a pragmatic position or pursue an ideological path?

Kaczynski chooses confrontation over compromise with EU (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 16 August 2016

With the rule of law dispute between the government and the Commission heating up, Polish politics is entering a new phase.

An unpredictable Russia: the impact on Poland (Commentary)

Piotr Buras & Adam Balcer - 15 July 2016

With a raft of other crises at the EU’s doorstep, Warsaw might find it difficult to gain support for its assertive approach towards Russia.

Eastern extravaganzas (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 11 July 2016

Political vagaries, a hatred of the elite, corruption and staunch nationalism divide Eastern Europe between populists and liberals.

View from Warsaw: Loss of an ally (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 24 June 2016

With the UK gone, Poland, under the Law and Justice (PiS) government, will lose its favourite ally within the EU.

Germany can afford the populists (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 05 April 2016

Germany is enough of a mature democracy to accommodate a party like AfD

View from Warsaw: Keeping a low profile (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 17 March 2016

With a worsening international reputation, Poland has been strikingly quiet on the recent refugee deal