Polish foreign and security policy : dilemmas of multi-national integration and alliance cohesion, 1989-2005
De Witt, Douglas L.
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between the two. In an uncertain world and among the new threats post-9/11, the Republic of Poland found itself confronted with the prospect of having to choose for the first time between its close relationship with the United States and its European ties. Despite Poland's participation in the war in Iraq and its initial steadfast opposition to the EU constitution, the apparent atlanticist foundation of Poland's security policy is only a temporary necessity. Poland will eventually fully return to Europe, where its economic and political interests already lie, and its security will be.
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