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Russian aggression in Eastern Europe is fueling fears among NATO allies, but the White House and Warsaw have been talking missile deals for a decade.
The shadowy figures looming over political life in Romania and Poland offer cautionary tales for Slovakia.
Ruling party, risking EU voting rights suspension, appoints own nominees to judicial watchdog, while Holocaust law might cost Warsaw U.S. funding for military projects.
Although expected, the decision raises questions about how effective EU bodies are in upholding a commitment to common values.
The infestation is but one symptom of a pestilence spreading across the northern hemisphere.
Czech Republic says big farmers must be protected; Hungary and Poland mull bigger contributions to EU budget.
Two sides agree to talk about controversial legislation Warsaw says is necessary to counter fake history about the role of Poles in the Holocaust.
Those willing and able to emulate the most despicable enemies of a free press are a dime a dozen.