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President Obama has an opportunity to revive relations with Warsaw and reaffirm that Poland is one of America’s closest allies. During his visit, he must not only strike the right tone, but also advance policy initiatives to demonstrate the enduring value of the U.S.–Polish relationship.

When the Polish politicians and the media began harassing Lithuania with growing poignancy and without a more reasonable ground, the representatives of our country, especially the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), should have contacted Lucas, explained the Lithuanian position...

Despite continuing criticism of the European Union over its delayed response to the turmoil in the Arab world, Poland’s foreign minister said this week that the crisis provided an opportunity for the bloc to help that region on a road toward democracy.

Public diplomacy is a tool with long-term benefits that are often difficult to measure. Public diplomacy is of limited value in short-term crisis situations. However, during a prolonged struggle, such as the Cold War, a sustained public diplomacy program can have profound effects. One public diplomacy program that is currently in play that bears watching is Poland's efforts with respects to its totalitarian neighbor of Belarus.

One of the more poorly understood aspects of public diplomacy is that it is not a tool for short-term policy goals. Public diplomacy is a tool with long-term benefits that are often difficult to measure. Public diplomacy is of limited value in short-term crisis situations. However, during a prolonged struggle, such as the Cold War, a sustained public diplomacy program can have profound effects. One public diplomacy program that is currently in play that bears watching is Poland's efforts with respects to its totalitarian neighbor of Belarus.

Preparations Poland’s six-month presidency of the EU by in July this year are in full swing at the Foreign Ministry with the Eastern Partnership to take centre stage.

Having taught students at university, Poland’s Ambassador to Malaysia Prof Dr Adam W. Jelonek’s will now focus on “academic diplomacy.” ...Visits from top university officials from Poland are already in the pipeline and a bilateral agreement on higher education is due to be signed next year.

November 5, 2010

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