The Warsaw Institute Review
The Warsaw Institute Review (WIR) is an English-language quarterly magazine published by The Warsaw Institute Review editorial board. It presents a wide spectrum of topics related to international affairs from the perspective of Poland – the leader of Central and Eastern Europe. The content is presented in the form of analytical articles on political, legal, economic, social, historical, cultural and institutional issues. The authors of the articles published in the quarterly are professors, analysts, experts and people who have an active and practical impact on political, economic and cultural life in Poland and in the world.
The editors of the The Warsaw Institute Review quarterly run a separate website, on which articles and other activities are presented. The Warsaw Institute is the publisher and organizer of weekly online expert debates, podcasts, interviews, and actively participates in promoting Poland abroad, e.g. through weekly appearances in the Polish community media in Chicago.
Kamil Basaj, founder and president of the INFO OPS Poland Foundation, talked to Izabela Wojtyczka, editor-in-chief of The Warsaw Institute Review, about manipulation, information warfare and extensive disinformation operations.
While the free market economy and democracy pose the biggest threats to the Communist Party of China (CPC), Western capital flows allow the People’s Republic of China, or PRC to finance its economic, military, and technological advancement.
In the face of the growing economic and structural crisis as well as the global rise of China’s power, Europe and the United States should overcome reciprocal grievances and prejudices, revisiting the spirit of transatlantic cooperation that has been mutually beneficial in the past.
The Turkish-Russian alliance was supposed to be temporary. It seemed that the clash of interests of Ankara and Moscow in the Black Sea–Caucasus region would permanently prevent their long-term cooperation. This was accompanied by the wars in Syria and Libya, in both of which Russia and Turkey supported the opposing parties.
The escalation of tensions between the PRC and the USA during Donald Trump’s four-year presidency has prompted some commentators and scholars to identify the new strategic conditions as the Cold War 2.0. Despite the rising popularity of the term in the public discourse, it has many opponents who argue that it is unjustified and oversimplifies the actual nature of the process.
Polish art, which astonishes the world’s exhibitions, has been called emotional realism – a new form of surrealism – by the painter Maja Borowicz.
Ćwiklice, a village located within Pszczyna County in Upper Silesia, Poland, is home to a wooden, Gothic church of St. Martin of Tours. The church was built between 1464 and 1466, and its provenance was confirmed by dendrochronological analyses and the study of post-visitation decrees.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and its spread to Europe is the third crisis since 2008, after the Eurozone debt crisis and the migration crisis, which has had a significant impact on the economic, social, and political situation in the European Union, and has posed a challenge to its stability.