Polish Defence Build-up Trumps Eastern Alliances as Bidding Wars Commence




Poland is unique among major European states in that its most pressing defence priority is homeland security. Relatively recent memories of Nazi and Soviet domination are kept alive by assertive rumblings from Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Knowing it cannot counter Russia’s economy and force structure unilaterally, Poland has therefore looked to alliances as a guarantor of security. The Polish triumvirate This has been one integer of an on-going (and now partially complete) tri...
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