Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz is a Professor of History at IWP and holds the The Kociuszko Chair in Polish Studies. Full bio

The EU’s Vaccine Blues

A shorter version of this article was published by Newsmax. By May, the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine for its entire adult population. The Canadians and British are quickly catching up. In contrast, the European Union lags far behind. There are serious shortages virtually everywhere. Why? First, the EU is less than friendly…

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What Happens When American-Style Lawsuits Go Global

A shorter version of this article was published by Newsmax. Suing is so American; others learn from us, including in the Intermarium, the lands between Black, Baltic, and Adriatic Seas. On occasion, the Three Seas region citizens even seek justice in American courts. Sometimes we sue at home in the U.S. to obtain a ruling…

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A Czech Colt

A Czech arms company has bought America’s classic Colt. It is not a joke; it is a sign of times at several levels. First, American brands still have the magic. Second, foreigners feel safe enough to invest in American products. Third, at least at this level, capitalism works. And fourth, Czechia has come into its…

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A Feminist Gulag

Marxist and feminist historian Katherine R. Jolluck may very well be a pioneer in applying her radical ideology to Polish studies in English. She has resolved, alas, to practice her deeply convoluted methodology on the history of Polish women in Stalin’s Gulag.  In her Exile and Identity: Polish Women in The Soviet Union During World War…

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Whither NATO at 75? There Should Be Celebration

No major war has ravaged Europe since 1945 because of the United States, aka NATO. Yet, the defense pact’s 75th anniversary has passed without much fanfare. And there is quite a bit to celebrate. Although the European Union claims that national sovereignty must disappear to preserve peace, the EU has no army to defend the continent.…

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Big Tech vs. the Intermarium

A shorter version of this article was posted by Newsmax.  Big Tech lords it over our lives, locking us out, shutting down our profiles, and impeding our virtual business or political operations at will.  The regular folks fight back by leaving; techies and alt-venture capitalists by setting up alternative media venues; and states, like Florida,…

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EU COVID Blues: Between Neglect to Centralization

A shorter version of this article was published by Newsmax. Europe, including the Intemarium, has been hit hard by the second wave of COVID-19. Or is it a third wave? No one really knows. And no one knows truly how to manage the pandemic which has now claimed over half a million dead Europeans. So…

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Calling Trump Hitler Doesn’t Play Well Where Third Reich Reigned

It’s official: the outgoing president of the United States is akin to the late leader of the Third Reich. It’s all over the news, even in the lands between the Black and Baltic seas. Observing the Intermarium news media, one has a sense of a déjà vu. With some exceptions, TV, digital, and paper news in…

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Trump’s Parting Gift of Energy Projects in East Europe

The Intermarium, lands between the Baltic, Black and Adriatic Seas, have received a generous farewell present from President Donald Trump: a whopping $300 million for energy projects in the region. It is not a free ride, another example of wanton squandering of U.S. taxpayers’ money. It is actually a sound investment to advance American interests in…

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