The Center for Intermarium Studies is an academic hub that focuses on the geographic region between the Baltic, the Black, and the Adriatic Seas, formerly dominated by the Soviet Union. The Kościuszko Chair, which is part of the Center for Intermarium Studies, serves as a center for Polish Studies.
Migrants, COVID, etc.
How do you get the European Union to recognize outside intruders as illegal aliens? Play the COVID game. Just ask the Lithuanians. Otherwise, as far as the pandemic, it is business as usual, oscillating between lockdowns and protests throughout the Old Continent, which we shall look at shortly. First, let us address the Baltics. Lithuania’s…Read More from Migrants, COVID, etc. ›
At the request of Germany, President Joe Biden has just inked a deal blessing the completion of Russia’s contentious Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which will all but guarantee Moscow’s energy domination of the European Union and its neighborhood. Thus, via German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Biden is playing footsies with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. The…Read More from Biden-Putin Signaling ›
The Poles Miss Bibi
No sooner was Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu gone, than his successors have ripped into Poland over a restitution law that was newly passed in Warsaw. And the Biden Administration supports the Israeli moves. What is it all about? Six years ago, Poland’s Constitutional Court obligated the government of the Law and Justice Party (PiS) and the…Read More from The Poles Miss Bibi ›
Politics and Soccer in the EU
Unlike the Europeans, the American people have not really suspected that sports, say, football, is political. We think that games are as American as apple pie, and there is really no hidden agenda in the U.S. flags fluttering and the anthem blaring. That sport reflects politics is a lesson most Americans have internalized only since…Read More from Politics and Soccer in the EU ›
Culture Wars in the EU
Writing about the dramatic division between the East and the West, a British man of letters, Rudyard Kipling, insisted that “Never the twain shall meet.” Well, they have actually met in the European Union. In terms of the political and economic systems, parliamentary democracy and free-market capitalism both obtain throughout the EU. However, there is…Read More from Culture Wars in the EU ›
Pundits and Scholars on Jedwabne
A fragment of the introduction to the upcoming book Jedwabne, Historia Prawdziwa, by Tomasz Sommer, Marek Jan Chodakiewicz and Ewa Stankiewicz On July 10, 1941, outside Germans carried out a massacre of local Jewish population. The crime took place in stages, and no one except the Germans knew that the process would culminate in a…Read More from Pundits and Scholars on Jedwabne ›
A Gigantic Polish Conspiracy?
The August Trials: The Holocaust and Postwar Justice in Poland by Andrew Kornbluth Reviewed by Marek Jan Chodakiewicz In The August Trials: The Holocaust and Postwar Justice in Poland (Cambridge, MA, and London: Harvard University Press, 2021), Andrew Kornbluth argues that whereas the “Nazis” did kill the bulk of Poland’s (and Europe’s) Jews, the rest, perhaps over 200,000,…Read More from A Gigantic Polish Conspiracy? ›
The Czechs in the Game
Things are usually mellow in Czechia, our landlocked NATO ally, but not lately. In the past few months, the Czechs have managed to pick a major fight with Russia over spying, to posture to oust their president, and to quarrel with the Poles over environmental pollution. The Russian business impacts America the most. In October…Read More from The Czechs in the Game ›
Atomic Intermarium Next?
A version of this article was published by Newsmax. The Intermarium nations of the lands between the Baltic, Black, and Adriatic seas find themselves in a serious predicament because U.S. President Joe Biden is no friend of energy security and free markets. He demonstrated it by keeping his electoral promise to shutter the Keystone Pipeline…Read More from Atomic Intermarium Next? ›
Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz speaks at conference on “Intermarium: Space of Freedom and Order”
On May 28, 2021, Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, director of IWP’s Center for Intermarium Studies, spoke on a panel on “The Place of Classical Values in Post-Modernist World” at a conference on “Intermarium: Space of Freedom and Order,” hosted by Collegium Intermarium in Warsaw, Poland. His remarks may be found below. A video may be…Read More from Dr. Marek Chodakiewicz speaks at conference on “Intermarium: Space of Freedom and Order” ›