A “Fake Fort Trump” Might Get Belarus to Back Down From Its Promise to Respond

A “Fake Fort Trump” Might Get Belarus to Back Down From Its Promise to Respond

Poland is sending signals about the uncertain future of Fort Trump. There wouldn’t ordinarily be any cause to speculate about the prospects of building the much-talked about Fort Trump in Poland when considering that Warsaw is so gung-ho about it that its President offered to foot the estimated $2 billion bill last year, or especially…

Belarus & Russia: Nipping the “Annexation” Infowar Narrative in the Bud

Belarus & Russia: Nipping the “Annexation” Infowar Narrative in the Bud

The emerging narrative that Russia is planning to “annex” Belarus is nothing more than an external infowar attack on their recently troubled partnership that seeks to accelerate the pace of Minsk’s pro-Western pivot by falsely fearmongering about Moscow’s geopolitical intentions. Applebaum Rings The “Annexation” Alarm Even the most casual “Russia watcher” has probably come across…

The New Viking Silk Road: The E-40 Waterway Project Linking the Baltic to the Black Sea

The New Viking Silk Road: The E-40 Waterway Project Linking the Baltic to the Black Sea

A Polish Canal Might Make All the Difference in Belarus’ “Balancing” Act The successful realization of the E-40 waterway project, a little-known initiative to link the Baltic and Black Seas via a renovated system of canals, might be enough to disrupt Belarus’ delicate “balancing” act in favor of the West if its crucial Polish component…

The Three Seas’ “via Carpathia” will Complete the Arctic-Mediterranean Corridor

The Three Seas’ “via Carpathia” will Complete the Arctic-Mediterranean Corridor

The Polish-led “Three Seas Initiative” aims to streamline a North-South Corridor from Norway to Greece through the creation of the “Via Carpathia” trade route that would prospectively link with the “Baltic Ring” in order to connect the Arctic Ocean with the Mediterranean Sea. The southeastern Polish village of Jasionka hosted the latest forum on the Polish-led…