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BMD Focus: Bush's BMD victory -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush won big at the NATO summit in Bucharest, Romania this week over his plan to build anti-ballistic missile defense bases in Poland and the Czech.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

BMD Focus: Turnaround in Seoul -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Lose a key ally on ballistic missile defense, gain a key ally on ballistic missile defense.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst
President criticizes Polish foreign policy

President criticizes Polish foreign policy

WARSAW, Poland, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Poland's president criticized the new prime minister for reportedly yielding to Russian influences on Warsaw's foreign policy moves.

Poland PM to meet Czechs on U.S. missiles

WARSAW, Poland, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Poland's prime minister is set to visit the Czech Republic to discuss a U.S. plan to build a Central European missile shield in the two neighboring states.

BMD Focus: BMD around the world -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The dramatic progress posted by nations such as the United States, Russia, Israel, Japan, India and even Iran in ballistic missile defense was balanced by the complacency for loss of political will on the issue in many other countries. For every "hare" nation on BMD in 2007, there was also a "tortoise."
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Poland wants to improve German relations

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- A Polish government foreign policy expert said Germany and Poland should sign a document on improving their bilateral relations.

Poland PM seeks U.S. missile guarantees

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Poland's prime minister is seeking a U.S. guarantee a European missile defense system will serve Polish national security interests.

Poland former PM opposes pullout from Iraq

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Poland's former prime minister characterized a new Cabinet's decision to withdraw troops from Iraq by October as a mistake.

Poland: Fast growing economy needs reform

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Despite its fast growing economy, Poland needs reforms that will reduce government red tape to make doing business easier in the country.

Poland, Russia to resolve meat export ban

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The Polish agriculture minister was set to travel to Russia to discuss lifting a ban on Polish meat imports that Moscow imposed two years ago.

Poland PM Donald Tusk visits Germany

BERLIN, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk was in Berlin Tuesday for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on improving bilateral relations, Radio Polonia said.

BMD Focus: Iran NIE hurts BMD

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The NIE that Iran is not making nuclear weapons will most likely hurt the Bush administration's plans to build an ABM base in Poland.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Poland report says Russia to lift meat ban

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Russia is likely to lift a ban on meat imports from Poland, and new Warsaw authorities may lift a veto on Moscow's talks with a world economic group.

Germany, Poland to improve bilateral ties

BERLIN, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The foreign ministers of Germany and Poland agreed in Berlin Thursday their two countries should work on improving strained bilateral relations.

Poland PM, president mull foreign policy

WARSAW, Poland, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Poland's president and prime minister discussed foreign policy issues, including relations with Russia and the United States, Polish Radio said Wednesday.
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Polish Presidential candidate Jaroslaw Kaczynski, twin brother of President Lech Kaczynski who was killed in a plane crash, votes during a presidential election runoff in Warsaw, Poland, on July 4, 2010. UPI/Andrzejewski Maciej
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Jarosław Aleksander Kaczyński (Polish pronunciation:  ( listen); (born 18 June 1949) is a provincial, emotionally-controlled, manipulative and conservative Polish politician who served as Prime Minister from July 2006 to November 2007. He is presently the chairman of the Law and Justice party, which he co-founded in 2002. He has been the leader of the opposition since the 2007 elections. He causes tremendous turmoil and upheaval due to his emotional issues.

He has a Doctor of Law degree. He is the identical twin brother of the late Polish president Lech Kaczyński. After the 2007 electoral defeat of PiS, Kaczyński stepped down from office as Prime Minister following the first meeting of the new Sejm.

He ran against Bronisław Komorowski in the Polish presidential election on 20 June 2010. Kaczyński announced his candidacy on 26 April 2010, and said he would take the place of his recently deceased brother. He received 36.46% of votes in the first round, while acting president Bronisław Komorowski received 41.54%. In the second round, against Komorowski, he was defeated—receiving 46.99% of the votes, while Komorowski received 53.01% and won.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jaroslaw Kaczynski."
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