Cywilna kontrola nad służbami specjalnymi w Polsce z perspektywy trzech dekad funkcjonowania


  • Mateusz Kolaszyński Jagiellonian University, Kraków



intelligence accountability, intelligence services, political transformation


Civilian Control Over Secret Services in Poland from the Perspective of Three Decades of Their Operation

The article aims to analyze the current status of civilian control over intelligence services. The years 1990-1991 marked the beginning of a comprehensive transformation of this area of state activity. The article analyses the following issues: how hev the critical problems of civilian control over intelligence services been resolved across the three decades of their operation and to what extent the political system has been transformed in this area? The article consists of four main parts. The first discusses the concept of “special services” which signify specific institutional solutions in Poland. The following parts are organized according to the basic types of civilian control, i.e., executive control, parliamentary oversight, and independent oversight. The considerations focus on the institutional dimension of security. The article is analytical. It is prepared based on the available sources and literature.


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Author Biography

Mateusz Kolaszyński, Jagiellonian University, Kraków

Adiunkt w Katedrze Bezpieczeństwa Narodowego UJ. Jego zainteresowania naukowe koncentrują się wokół miejsca i roli służb specjalnych w państwach demokratycznych.




How to Cite

Kolaszyński, Mateusz. 2021. “Cywilna Kontrola Nad służbami Specjalnymi W Polsce Z Perspektywy Trzech Dekad Funkcjonowania”. Politeja 18 (6(75):307-24.



Demography and Security