Today, Mateusz Morawiecki meets with European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans. The visit comes as EU member states consider penalties for Poland’s infringement of European ‘rule of law’ standards regarding judicial and media reforms. Poland’s recent cabinet reshuffle marks an attempt to reset two years of fraught relations with the EU. Warsaw is eager to
Asia’s middle powers are fighting a dogged defence of US trade values while Washington vacillates.
Short-termism by Washington and Tel Aviv will likely have them rue their decision to leave UNESCO.
Canberra will face criticism of its own human rights record as it seeks a seat on the UNHCR.
The muted Russia-China rivalry has extended to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
US intelligence partners will continue to share information but with more restrictive protocols.