Publications by Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Naming Names: An Op-Ed by Prof. Marek Chodakiewicz in Eurasia Review

Publication Date: Monday, December 15, 2014

"Islamofascists" and "Putin-Hitler" reverberate through our public discourse, reflecting anger and emotion, rather than calm and acumen. As such, these seemingly helpful tags actually impede our understanding of both adversaries and, hence, prevent us from elaborating a successful strategy against each, including mobilizing popular support for the endeavor.  {read more}

Strategic Value of Poland and the Intermarium

Publication Date: Thursday, July 10, 2014

The White House's erratic, confused, and rudderless foreign policy endangers America's Polish friend, and, indeed, other NATO members, putting Warsaw and the rest, in particular in Central and Eastern Europe, also known as the Intermarium, lands between the Black and Baltic seas, on a collision course vis-à-vis Berlin and Moscow. This is plainly obvious in the context of the Ukrainian crisis.  {read more}

Dr. Chodakiewicz on Russia’s banning of David Satter

Publication Date: Friday, February 7, 2014

Moscow has just banned journalist David Satter from post-Soviet Russia. In an article published on 3 February on the website of the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research News & Analysis section, history professor and current holder of the Kościuszko Chair of Polish Studies, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, analyzes the background and causes of this expulsion of an inconvenient writer.   {read more}

Dr. Chodakiewicz reviews book on Belarusian nationalism

Publication Date: Monday, February 3, 2014

The subject of Belarus—not to mention the topic of Belarusian nationalism—has received little scholarly attention and even less media publicity.   {read more}

Snowden: Hero or Traitor?

Publication Date: Friday, December 6, 2013

Edward Snowden became the subject of much controversy and debate, both here in the US, and abroad. In an article published on 3 December on the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research News & Analysis section, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz seeks to answer the fundamental question: is Snowden a hero or a traitor?  {read more}

Active measures Czech-style

Publication Date: Monday, September 9, 2013

In a recent article, written for the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research News & Analysis Section, Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz commented on the fall of Petr Nečas' center-right government in the Czech Republic.  {read more}

The Tsarnaevs’ Moscow connection: Dr. Chodakiewicz comments

Publication Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The suspicious six-month trip of the elder Boston Terror Bomber, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, to Russia last year has raised many red flags. Primarily, the journey to post-Soviet Russia's Islamist-ridden Northern Caucasus has generated questions about Moscow's exact role in the Boston Terror Attack.   {read more}

Trouble in the heart of Europe: Prof. Marek Chodakiewicz comments

Publication Date: Sunday, April 28, 2013

Transitioning out of communism to democracy was never easy in Central and Eastern Europe. In many ways, the process is still incomplete, facing many obstacles and, sometimes, also suffering setbacks.  {read more}

The moving wall of China’s Red Dragon Empire

Publication Date: March 15, 2013

In case you haven't noticed, post-Maoist China has been moving. Quite a bit. China's ubiquity is jarringly palpable, for instance its demographic and economic presence in all major maritime chokepoints save for Gibraltar. This is the logic of a waxing empire.   {read more}

The Red October Virus: A pretext for Putin’s crackdown

Publication Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013

Recent revelations of the damage inflicted on computer systems in 39 of the world's countries-including the United States and Russia-by the spy virus "Red October" have generated a storm, as described in Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz's analysis for the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research (SFPPR).   {read more}

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