Stories about Poland from July, 2008
Copydude writes about Moving Baltic Sea – a campaign to promote creative strategies for cultural and environmental co-operation among Baltic Sea states.
Polandian accounts for Polish earhquake zones and points to the fact that Poland in the last two weeks has had 17 earthquakes, whereas California none.
Der Spiegelfechter (GER) comments on rumours in Moscow, according to which Russia might station strategic bombers on Cuba in reply to deployment of the US missile defence system to Poland and the Czech Republic. Is it a new Cuba crisis in the making?
Edward Lucas reflects on the difficulties for business still posed by obsolete imperial bureaucratic traditions in large tracts of Central and Eastern Europe.
“Syria and Lebanon are to open embassies in each other's capitals for the first time ever,” reports Sasa from Syria.
Leopolis writes about Poland's refusal to host the U.S. missile defense shield: “According to Republican adviser and historian Edward Lutwak, ‘the government of the Republic of Poland by rejecting the US offer forfeited a valuable partner that would protect it against Russia. It is an elementary mistake.’ Such talk will...
Copydude comments on the US Missile Defence Shield, Poland and Lithuania.
Polandian writes about Stanisław Lem.