The leadership in Warsaw has gone well beyond the antidemocratic playbook pioneered by Viktor Orbán’s Hungary, brazenly fracturing the rule of law and threatening European integrity.
Secession movements are sometimes justified, but statehood alone does not solve long-standing governance problems.
Freedom House’s Nations in Transit seeks proposals from scholars, researchers and think tanks based in any country for forward-looking briefs on the following themes.
A regime’s sports policy offers insights on its approach to governance and foreign affairs.
Aided by Chinese support and U.S. indifference, the government has moved to ensure complete dominance ahead of the 2018 elections.