Publications by Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

All the Bad Options with North Korea

Publication Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

We should further step up our propaganda war via radio and social media against North Korea and its Chinese master. We should assist with an underground railroad to free North Korean slaves everywhere. Embolden the non-violent freedom fighter.  {read more}

Belarus: Whose Provocation?

Publication Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

There will be no Maidan in Minsk. Hence, no need for regime change. There was further a self-serving message to the West: do not support the opposition to try to kick out "the last dictator of Europe" or else there will be a Russian intervention. Get it? Loud and clear.  {read more}

Eurocrats: Transparency vs. the Monet Method

Publication Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Isn't this obvious to everyone, including the Poles? One is afraid, however, that the refusal to recognize the reality of the European Union meted out to Poland its stinging slap on the face.  {read more}

Business as Usual in Belarus: The Alternance Dance

Publication Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

It is tough to be a tough. One must maintain oneself in power, while playing the domestic and international game accordingly. No single misstep is allowed. In particular, "Europe's last dictator" Oleksandr Lukashenka, has had his plate full.   {read more}

EU Institutions vs. Democracy

Publication Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Eurocrats no longer pretend that democratic legitimacy is necessary. It is enough that the club outvotes the people, who remain disenfranchised on the sidelines. In this manner, the Tusk affair sheds perfect light on the inner machinations of the European Union.  {read more}

Brexit Happened for a Reason: EU Members Like Poland Ought to Reassess

Publication Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło wrote a curiously desperate letter of last resort to the European Union to prevent the re-election of her Eurocrat predecessor, Donald Tusk. She appealed to democracy and national sovereignty. This must have sounded like a joke to the Eurocratic team that decided whom to choose. But all was in vain. Poland alone cast the dissenting vote. Representatives of twenty-seven other EU countries voted for the reelection of Tusk.  {read more}

Get Seb! A Case Study of Rufmord (Character Assassination)

Publication Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Rufmord is character assassination. My good friend Sebastian Gorka has become its latest target.   {read more}

Trumpís Russia Policy After Flynn

Publication Date: Friday, February 17, 2017

Chances are that the approach of the White House to the Kremlin will continue on course. Its objectives are to encourage the Russians to engage even deeper in the Middle East and to disengage at least some in eastern Europe, so the US can scale down its involvement there and shift its strategic weight to contain China.  {read more}

Polandís Counterrevolution: A Standard Narrative

Publication Date: Thursday, January 5, 2017

Andrzej Paczkowski's serviceable monograph on Poland's crisis in the early eighties, Wojna polsko-jaruzelska: Stan wojenny w Polsce, 13 XII 1981-22 VII 1983 (Warszawa: Prószyński i ska, 2006) has now been translated into English as Revolution and Counterrevolution in Poland, 1980-1989: Solidarity, Martial Law, and the End of Communism in Europe (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2015).   {read more}

Russiaís Deception and Denial Machine

Publication Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The main narrative of post-Communism is that the Russian Federation is unique and, therefore, its system is neither of the West nor of the East. Instead, it is sui generis: a "sovereign democracy," which in reality is a cover for the post-Communist dictatorship of Vladimir Putin, that deploys all the tools of statecraft, including strategic communications. It seems like a mighty machine which we must learn to map to be able to face it down.  {read more}

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