Monthly Archives: April 2014

Ten Years After

Tempus fugit! Tomorrow will mark the tenth anniversary of Poland’s accession to the European Union. And, on any analysis, these have probably been the best ten years in the Polish history characterized by peace, rising prosperity and, recent events to … Continue reading

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Beyond Borders

This week, as the crisis in Ukraine seems no closer to resolution despite the agreement reached in Geneva, Poland welcomed some 150 soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team at a military airbase in Swidwin, north-west Poland to carry … Continue reading

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Money Talks

As St. Paul reminds us in his first letter to Timothy: “For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.” … Continue reading

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Mission London

As Norman Tebbit famously said of his father in 1981 while he was Secretary of State for Employment in Mrs Thatcher’s first government, commenting on recent riots: “He didn’t riot. He got on his bike and looked for work, and … Continue reading

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Answer This!

“Si vis pacem, para bellum” as the adage adapted from Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus’s tract De Re Militari has it. Proving, if proof were needed, that indeed “nihil novi sub sole” our brave leaders now struggle to respond effectively to … Continue reading

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