Roderick Parkes

Roderick Parkes

Dr. Roderick Parkes is Head of the Europe programme at the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) and is a Senior Fellow at the German Institute of International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin. He writes here in a personal capacity.

The Cassandra Gambit

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In this article, Roderick Parkes asks whether a European Union built on national insecurities and fear contains the seeds of its own destruction.

Europe’s two worlds

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In this article, Roderick Parkes argues that Britain and Poland are at loggerheads over two different geopolitical visions of the world, which is directly impacting how they each see the European Union’s global position.