US-Polish Relations: Stability of the Euro-Atlantic Community in the Focus of NATO

Keywords: US, Poland, NATO, Euro-Atlantic community, security

Abstract

The issue of stability in the Euro-Atlantic community is related to NATO’s activities and the interaction of European states with the United States. In turn, an important place in the security environment of the European subcontinent is occupied by Poland, due to the geopolitical position of the state (critical influence on the stability in Central and Eastern Europe) and its activities in cooperation with the United States within NATO.

US cooperation with Poland has some conceptual background and determined by Warsaw’s participation in NATO operations, military and defense cooperation with NATO allies. There is a certain cyclical nature in US-Polish relations, given the political priorities of both countries (priorities of American Presidents’ administrations and activities especially of the Law and Justice (PiS) party in Poland), however, the security sphere is becoming an element of expanding allied relations. In connection with the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, US cooperation with Poland has gained new significance both in the format of strengthening bilateral cooperation and in the regional context.

In turn, a tendency to change the European architecture of regional security due to the transformation of the Western European security complex in accordance with the theory of B. Buzan is existed, given the military threat from Russia, which determines the strengthening of Poland’s role in NATO, cooperation with the United States in the Euro-Atlantic community.

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Published
2023-02-15
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Shevchuk, O., & Tykhonenko, I. (2023). US-Polish Relations: Stability of the Euro-Atlantic Community in the Focus of NATO. Acta De Historia & Politica: Saeculum XXI, (5), 16-25. Retrieved from https://ahpsxxi.org/index.php/journal/article/view/71
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