This authoritative volume assesses how the recently democratized political system in Poland is adapting to the challenges posed by the country's adhesion to NATO which it joined in 1999. The contributors analyse Poland's performance as a newcomer.
1. Continental drift? Transatlantic relations in the 21st century, Adrian Hyde-Price 2. In a search of a new role - Poland vis-a-vis Euro-Atlantic relations, Olaf Osica 3. Modernizing the Polish military, Andrew A. Michta 4. From security consumer to security provider - Poland and Transatlantic security in the 21st century, Kerry Longhurst 5. Poland - America's new model ally, David H. Dunn 6. Security and defence in the new Europe - Franco-Polish relations - victim of neglect?, Vanda Knowles 7. The German-Polish security partnership within the Transatlantic context - convergence or divergence, Kai-Olaf Lang 8. Poland the transatlantic relations in the 21st century, Marcin Zaborowski 9. Poland and Britain - the future of an Atlanticist partnership in Europe, Silke Pottebohm 10. Polish-Ukrainian relations - a strategic partnership conditioned by externalities, Roman Wolczuk