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The Empire Strikes Back, An Interview With Grzegorz Kostrzewa-Zorbas

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The Empire Strikes Back, An Interview With Grzegorz Kostrzewa-Zorbas
from the book A Blow From the Left
by Jacek Kurski and Piotr Semka
translated by Marcin Wiesiolek,
forward by Joshua Spero


FOREWORD

The following incisive and revealing interview raises important questions and seriously reassesses some of the policies conducted by both the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Polish national leadership during the first years of the post-Communist era in Poland. Mr. Grzegorz Kostrzewa-Zorbas, one of the prominent Solidarity underground activists who focused on foreign policy issues during the 1980's and one of the first to be appointed as a non-Communist to the ministry, depicts the unusual complexity of foreign policy issues he helped to initiate and implement while serving in senior-level positions from 1990-1991.