Articles on Piotr Buras

Visegrad dreams for Warsaw, nightmares for Berlin (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 15 February 2018

A Visegrad alliance remains distant for now, but EU must address rising resentment about economic liberalisation in central and eastern Europe.

Poland’s black Wednesday: Crossing the Rubicon (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 22 December 2017

This will be a gloomy Christmas for all those who care about liberal and European values in Poland.

German election: An opening for Poland? (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 29 September 2017

It is Warsaw who must make the first move if they are to repair German-Polish relations in this decisive moment for Europe.

German election: Not so dull after all (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 21 September 2017

The contest between the Greens and the FDP could determine the course of Germany’s future.

Rise and fall of populism (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 05 September 2017

To defeat populism, liberals must have the courage to develop policies that combat discrimination and nationalism.

Reparations and the crisis of Poland’s foreign policy (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 24 August 2017

The return of the reparations debacle reveals how Poland’s international relations have been infected by PiS’ primitive approach to morality, history and sovereignty.

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?