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Paris Attacks: The Acuity of Hindsight

The Nov. 13 attacks highlight the difficulty of locating potential threats in a complex Western country such as France Read more…

Law and Justice leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski (L) and prime ministerial candidate Beata Szydlo celebrate at party headquarters in Warsaw on Oct. 25. (JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Polish Elections: The Right Exceeds Expectations

By winning a clear mandate in general elections, the Law and Justice party fared better than many thought it would. Read more…

Supporters of the Law and Justice party attend a party convention in Warsaw on Oct. 22, ahead of weekend general elections. (JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

In Poland, Elections Mark the End of an Era

The Civic Platform's business-friendly policies have kept Poland growing during the European crisis, but this month's vote could sweep it from power. Read more…