PO In Pole Position

December 2007
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Dec2007, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p4
Country Report
Country Report
The article offers political outlook in Poland for 2007. After the Civic Platform's (PO) certain emergence as the country's new ruling party, the new PO-led coalition is expected to make new advances with regards to structural reforms and rebuilding relations with the European Union. Much of the success of PO will depend on its ability to build a large enough coalition in parliament to overcome political wrangling with President Lech Kaczynski.


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