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Dr Bonikowska, President of CIR for Polsat News: “Good preparation for a conflict with Russia requires the West to “mentally switch”. [21.04.24]

“Good preparation for a conflict with Russia requires the West to “mentally switch,” because Western Europe and the entire European Union do not act as if they were at war. Russia has been declaring information and cyber war on us since at least 2014 (…). Such an attack is more...

21 April 2024
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“The imperative issue is stepping up military and financial aid to Ukraine. With Russia’s threat” -Eugeniusz Smolar for “Judy asks: Is Poland back?” in the Carnegie Europe. [29/02/24]

“…The imperative issue is stepping up military and financial aid to Ukraine. With Russia’s threat, Warsaw will support realistic projects to strengthen Europe’s defense capabilities, especially with the prospect of Donald Trump’s possible return to power in the United States.” –  Eugeniusz Smolar – expert and member of the Council of...

29 February 2024
CALENDAR RELATIONSHIPS

WHAT NEXT WITH THE MONEY FROM NRP (Recovery Plan)? “Now we are fighting to mobilize the main funds” – Dr. Małgorzata Bonikowska, president of the Centre for International Relations for “Onet Rano”. [15.12.23]

“Most EU member states – apart from Hungary – benefit from these measures; they are emergency measures. It would be a pity if we did not use these funds or only partially used them. We already have one advance payment, and now the second advance payment has appeared – the...

15 December 2023
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Dr. Surdel – analyst with CIR – CSM – on Turkey’s stance regarding the Israel-Hamas conflict in “World Talks” on TVP World: “President Erdogan’s rhetoric on Israel and Palestine resonates strongly with conservative elements within Turkey.” [24.11.2023]

  “President Erdogan’s  rhetoric on Israel and Palestine resonates strongly with conservative and nationalist elements within Turkey. By positioning himself as a champion of the Palestinian cause and a critic of Israel, Erdogan reinforces his support base, consolidating his political power. Additionally, this approach aligns with his broader agenda of...

24 November 2023
CALENDAR RELATIONSHIPS

Eugeniusz Smolar for “Visegrad Insight”: ‘Improving Poland’s Relations With Germany Will Be Easy, Except…” “Meaningful dialogue between Warsaw and Berlin must resume for the sake of Europe”

“Poland’s new incoming government will seek to mend fences with Germany, but despite Berlin’s turn away from the flawed Russia policy, both countries will need to bridge several fundamental differences over security and the future of Europe.” – writes  for “Visegrad Insight ” Eugeniusz Smolar – expert and member of...

21 November 2023
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Discussion about changes to EU treaties. “On their own, no country counts”. – stated Dr. Małgorzata Bonikowska, President of the Centre for International Relations, on Polish Radio 24 [29/10/2023].

  “The question that needs to be asked today is how to act quickly and efficiently in the situation of challenges posed by countries such as Russia, China and the US. When there are 27 countries in the EU, it is very difficult to decide something unanimously, ” – Dr....

29 October 2023
CALENDAR RELATIONSHIPS

Dr. Małgorzata Bonikowska, President of CIR-CSM, on English-language TVP World about Russia’s President Putin’s visit to China [18/10/23]

Dr. Malgorzata Bonikowska, President of CSM, on English-language TVP World about Russia’s President Putin’s visit to China, where he takes part in the Belt and Road Forum and meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping. This is Putin’s first visit to the country after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

18 October 2023
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Dr. Małgorzata Bonikowska, President of the CIR-CSM, in the “Dzień na świecie” – “Day in the World” show on Polsat News about the issue of the European “migration pact” [01/10/2023]

  Dr Małgorzata Bonikowska, President of the Centre for International Relations (CSM), was a guest on the show “Dzień na świecie”  – ‘A Day in the World’ on Polsat News, hosted by editor Jan Mikruta. The discussion concerned the difficulties related to the conclusion of the migration pact in Brussels...

2 October 2023
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Dr. Bruno Surdel for the Cairo News, Egypt: NATO naval drills, “Northern Coasts” in the Baltic Sea is a clear message to Moscow of the Alliance’s unity and preparedness for any contingency in the region. [11/09/2023]

  Around 30 warships and 3,200 personnel from 14 NATO nations take part in the exercises. While Russia’s war of aggression continues in Ukraine, the drills show NATO’s resolve to defend every inch of the Baltic countrie’s territory. After Finland’s accession to the NATO and Sweden hopefully joining soon, the...

11 September 2023
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Dr. Małgorzata Bonikowska, President of CIR-CSM for Le Figaro: “If the currently ruling United Right wins the elections, the referendum result will be an additional negotiating tool with other EU members.” [08/09/2023]

A possible victory of the United Right will show Poland as a country under migration pressure that has accepted numerous migrants from Ukraine. This would be an argument for further blocking mandatory relocation, which is not included in the EU Migration Pact, but functions in the electoral narrative as something...

8 September 2023
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Dr Bruno Surdel for Radio Wnet on the Putin – Erdoğan meeting: Turkey’s relationship with Russia is strategic for both sides. [04.09.2023]

  “Turkey and Russia have military, tourist, trade ties; Russia is building a nuclear power plant next to Mersin in southern Turkey. President Erdogan will want to bring about the renewal of the grain deal and the release of Ukrainian grain so that it can be transported to the world...

4 September 2023
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Dr Małgorzata Bonikowska, President of the Centre for International Relations for Gazeta Finansowa: “Migration is a fundamental human right, and the ability to relocate and work, irrespective of one’s origin, should not be denied.” [03.09.2023]

“There is indeed no serious discussion about migration in Poland. The Polish government does not want to debate, even about the situation on the border with Belarus, from where we expect the biggest threat. Instead, there is a debate about the relocation of migrants from the southern routes”. -Dr Bonikowska...

4 September 2023
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