Articles on Piotr Buras

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

View from Warsaw: The centre of attention (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 08 February 2016

Few problems anticipated in supporting Poland’s main “strategic ally”

Note to Berlin: How to engage Poland (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 21 January 2016

If Germany wants to avoid further deterioration of its relationship with Poland, it is important to make clear that a discussion of the rule of law in their country is not a German-Polish affair and an illegitimate meddling in Polish affairs, but a legitimate part of a European public debate.

View from Warsaw: Feeding Poland's culture wars (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 18 January 2016

Events in Cologne have prompted a speedy reaction from Poland's embattled Law and Justice government

Where is Poland headed? (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 15 January 2016

Does Polish national-conservative leader Jarosław Kaczyński have a plan? 

View from Poland: New government, new tone (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 19 November 2015

While Poland's position is formally unchanged, Law and Justice's rhetoric is riling European partners

Poland’s choice: the day after (Commentary)

Piotr Buras - 26 October 2015

Law and Justice’s landslide election victory is an unprecedented moment for Polish democracy.